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Abstract Details (PID = P152)
Title:Critical Thinking Through a Scientific Lens (P152)
Description:Teachers are continually striving to help students become better critical thinkers, problem solvers, and scientifically literate citizens. To encourage students to function as independent thinkers, more opportunities need to be provided in science classes that allow for greater student involvement and initiative. In this session, activities will be explored that can be used to engage students in critical thinking skills. Attendees will leave with strategies that they can use in a variety of scientific disciplines.
Subject:General Science Teaching Topics
Intended Audience:Elementary (K-8)
Aligned with NGSS:Yes
NGSS Level:Any Level - Presentation applicable to attendees at any level of NGSS Experience.
Type of Presentation:Other
Primary Presenter Detail
Presenter - 1 / Title:Amanda Vreeland, Science Teacher
School/Organization:Westfield Middle School
Co-Presenter(s) Detail
Presenter - 2 / Title:Carri Chesler, Science Teacher
School/Organization:Westfield Middle School
Presenter - 3 / Title:Nanci Greene, Instructional Technology Coach
School/Organization:Westfield Middle
Presenter - 4 / Title:
Presenter - 5 / Title:
Schedule Details
Time:12:30 PM
Length:50 min
Room Setup:Classrm - Flat / 40 people