Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Enrich the learning of young children in your care by providing opportunities to explore, discover and problem solve.
Target Audience
Early Childhood Teachers
7 reviews
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Learning Areas

General Description

This course will help you enrich the learning of children in your care by providing opportunities to explore, discover and problem solve. You’ll discover how to develop their higher order thinking skills so they can undertake learning adventures that ignite their interest, support their skills and promote their sense of self-worth.

You’ll learn:
- The stages of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
- How to use open-ended questions to guide play-based learning.
- How to create open-ended learning experiences.
- How to download EYLF teaching resources.

Audience

Early Childhood Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

24/7 lifetime course access


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

- If you have a TTA subscription or membership please ignore the pricing when enrolling. Rest assured if your school has a subscription you will not be charged and for Memberships, your invoice will be adjusted accordingly to reflect your discount.

- If you have no subscription or membership but you are interested in placing a bulk discounted order for a team of teachers see the ONLINE TEAM tab above.

- For more details on our Unlimited Online Subscription packages Click here .

- Money-Back Guarantee – If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren’t impressed, simply visit tta.edu/go/refund to let us know what happened, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.

Teaching Standards

2.1.2 Proficient Level – Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
3.3.2 Proficient Level – Use teaching strategies
3.4.2 Proficient Level – Select and use resources

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing 2.1.2, 3.3.2 & 3.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

TTA (Teacher Training Australia) is endorsed to provide the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient and Lead Level Teacher.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

  Start Date Location Availability Price    
Enrol Now Now Online Places available $59 + GST Enrol Now

Sessions

Introduction

5 minutes

Get started with your online professional development.

Thinking in Early Childhood

35 minutes

Discover the stages of language and thinking.

Using Open-Ended Strategies

35 minutes

Learn how to use open-ended questions and activities.

Your Teaching

35 minutes

Hear teaching tips and download a range of lesson plans.

Reflection

10 minutes

Reflect on your course learning and next steps.

User Rating

4.4

Latest Reviews

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Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children - Cool Australia
05/12/2019

good!

Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children - Cool Australia
03/12/2019

Good!

Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children - Cool Australia
02/09/2019

I found this course very helpful and engaging. It provides the viewer with practical strategies that are simple to use yet effective.

Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children - Cool Australia
02/09/2019

it was all relevant and age appropriate information

Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children - Cool Australia
02/09/2019

The course was very detailed and included valid information that would help me in questioning my students.

Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children - Cool Australia
02/09/2019

I found this really helpful and I have already started applying.

Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children - Cool Australia
22/12/2018

I enjoyed understanding a bit more about play-based and thinking


About the team


Cool Australia

Creator

Cool Australia is an award winning not-for-profit dedicated to supporting educators with tools to foster ‘learning for life’. We help integrate topics around sustainability, ethics, economics and wellbeing across the curriculum. This enables teachers of all age groups and disciplines to engage young Aussies in real-life learning whilst achieving Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework outcomes. Our accredited professional development is designed to build your confidence, understanding and expertise. You will learn through a mixture of practical and thinking activities as well as hearing the stories of others. Plus you will access a range of teaching tools that can you can use straight away in your teaching.