Extend the Thinking Skills of Young Children

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Target Audience
Early Childhood Teachers
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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

Course Access - This course is available 24/7. Once your enrolment is complete you will be emailed with details to give you course access. You can complete the course when it suits you, and you will have ongoing access to revisit the course at any time.

My school has TTA School Membership - If your school has TTA School Membership and will be paying for your course, please enrol in the normal way. Upon submitting your enrolment confirmation, your enrolment request will be sent to your PD Coordinator for approval. Once they approve the enrolment you will be emailed with details for course access. The school will not be charged until the PD Coordinator approves the enrolment.

Did you know that courses are 50% off with TTA School Membership? - Click here to learn more about School Membership

Are you paying for this PD yourself? - If so, you might benefit from TTA Online Individual Subscription. Pay $299 + GST and access up to 20 PD hours over 12 months. Click here to learn more about Individual Subscription.

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

Accreditation

Completing this course will contribute 2 hours of 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.


This course contributes to 2.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

There are no occurrences of Online in Australia (ACT) at this time.

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.

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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.