Digital Classroom Practice, Higher Order Thinking Skills and Teaching and Learning Outcomes
How can we use digital technology in the classroom to bring out the creative gene in our students? How can we assist students to be better able to build a structure or pattern from diverse elements? Attend the conference to learn about digital technologies that lend themselves best to this important higher order thinking skill.
Many technologies assist students in the crucial higher order thinking skill of evaluation. Attend the conference to learn about some of the best of these, and how they can improve a student’s ability to present and defend opinions by making judgments about information.
Digital tools of analysis are freely available in today’s classrooms. Are you making the most of them? Are you doing enough to teach students how to examine and break information into parts by identifying motives or causes, make inferences and find evidence to support generalizations. Attend the conference to see in action programs and lessons that have been put together by teachers to support this higher order thinking skill.
Are your students using their acquired knowledge sufficiently? Can they solve problems in new situations by applying their acquired knowledge? Digital technology can assist them to do this better. Attend the conference to get some new ideas about what works.
Demonstrating understanding of facts and ideas by organizing, comparing, translating, interpreting, giving descriptions, and stating the main ideas is an essential higher order thinking skill that can be boosted with the appropriate digital technology. Attend the conference to see some of the exciting ways teaches have used technology in this context.
A basic requirement for students is to exhibit memory of learned materials by recalling facts, terms, basic concepts, and answers. Their brain is capable of this of course, but when supported by the appropriate digital technology a student can make real gains. Attend the conference to learn more about how this higher order thinking skill can be supported!