Use Thinking Tools to Strengthen the Primary Curriculum

Cool Australia
Educating for a Sustainable future
Explore thinking tools that go beyond mind maps and PMI charts. In this course, you’ll experience tools that help ascertain prior knowledge, dig deep into a topic and g...
Target Audience
Primary Teachers
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Learning Areas

General Description

Explore thinking tools that go beyond mind maps and PMI charts. In this course, you’ll experience tools that help ascertain prior knowledge, dig deep into a topic and guide reflection. You’ll be able to weave each tool into your curriculum and create a culture of engaged thinkers and learners.

In this course, you’ll learn:

How to teach each element of the Critical and Creative Thinking general capability.
How to dig deep into topics and personal opinions.
How to help Foundation to Year 6 students identify their own thinking processes.
How to download lesson plans containing a range of thinking tools.

Audience

Primary Teachers

Available Delivery Formats

Format Description

Do you have a team of teachers interested in this course,
but don’t have an Unlimited Online Subscription Package?

- Purchase a single online course for an unlimited number of teachers

- All teachers must currently teach at your school campus

- All teacher’s details must be supplied within 30 days of order

PRICE: $990 + GST

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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 Use Thinking Tools to Strengthen the Primary Curriculum before 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements will contribute 2 hours and 0 minutes of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and assessment of NSW curriculum addressing standard descriptors 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.

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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.