Teacher Training Workshop on Visible Thinking Routines for Online Classrooms

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Ron Ritchhart and his team at Harvard Project Zero school highlights that 'in using the routines the goal is never simply to fill out or complete one step and move onto the next but to use the thinking occurring at each step in the subsequent steps.'

Visible thinking routines form the heart of systematic inquiry and promote thinking dispositions amongst students. The visible thinking routines comprises of three basic steps - the thinking routines, the documentation of the thinking process and the reflection of the entire process which makes students collaborate and think critically. VTR's can be used in every stage of the lesson from Lesson starters, to Dig deeper into student's learning to check for learning. 

Key Takeaways

  • Recognise the power of promoting structured thinking process to create classroom cultures
  • Explore a range of thinking routines to introduce new concepts, to Dig deeper into the lesson and self-reflect on one's own learning
  • Engage in discussions about Thinking routines and documenting Student's thinking process

Teachers, Academic coordinators, Heads of Department
Dr. Anuradha Sridhar
Head - Curriculum Development & Training, Aditya Birla Education Academy, Mumbai
B.Ed, PhD in Chemistry

Dr. Anuradha Sridhar is the Head of Curriculum Development & Training at Aditya Birla Education Academy. With an experience of two decades in the International Education space, she has worked with some of Mumbai's leading schools. She holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry and a degree in Education. She also is certified by the Harvard Graduate School of Education for courses on Cognitive development in students. Anuradha is an accredited assessor by NABET- QCI for school audits. She has conducted several teacher training workshops and has trained over 2000 teachers across the country.

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