COD 2022 - D769

Teaching Critical Thinking to Children

Kindergarten and Primary Heads, coordinators and teachers

4 sessions, start: 09-Sep

Course detail

Year: 2022
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Luciana Fernández
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 8800.00
Non affiliate
ARS 8800.00


Sessions Dates Schedule
1 09 September - 15 September 2022 Online session
2 16 September - 22 September 2022 Online session
3 23 September - 29 September 2022 Online session
4 30 September - 06 October 2022 Online session


Luciana Fernández

Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English who has been teaching English for the past twenty-nine years. She has specialized in Methodology and Teaching Practice and she holds a Diploma in Educational Research from the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education. She holds two post graduate certifications in Thinking Cultures and Teaching for Comprehension

She is a Reading and Literacy expert and has been training teachers in this area for the past fifteen years. She is a teacher educator and has designed several presentations and courses for professional development both in Argentina and abroad. Her presentation at ARTESOL 2015 was selected to be presented at TESOL International as a Best Affiliate Session. She is one of the 50 scholarship winners who attended and presented at IATEFL, held in Birmingham in April 2016. She was later on invited to be a presenter at the Young Learners and Teenagers SIG pre conference event and at the main conference.

Luciana has been the Head at several bilingual IB institutions in Buenos Aires. At present she is a school advisor, teacher trainer and facilitator at ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate), where she trains heads and teachers from the most important bilingual institutions in Argentina.
Kindergarten and Primary Heads, coordinators and teachers
Get participants to:

- Reflect upon what thinking is.
- Understand and define types of thinking.
- Foster a readiness for reason, a willingness to challenge and a desire for truth in their students.
- Understand and explore the skills of critical thinking.
- Explore how to turn their classrooms into thinking classrooms.
- What is thinking?
- Creative Thinking.
- Critical Thinking.
- Problem Solving.
- Philosophy for Children.
- Teaching for Thinking.
- Thinking classrooms.
In this four-session distance school participants will:

- read and view material selected by the facilitator.
- analyze and reflect on materials and own practice.
- actively interact with the facilitator and other participants in the forum.
- engage in different suggested reflection tasks suggested by the facilitator.
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