Free Thinking Tools for Teachers (Doug Adams, ALTEC)

April 5, 2011

Presented by:Doug Adams
520 JRP Hall

Intel provides a collection of tools and resources to support higher-order thinking in the classroom. This session will demonstrate the variety of free resources available to you to support project-based learning. Tools such as Visual Ranking and Showing Evidence can help your students work in teams to organize thoughts, construct arguments, and reach consensus. The Assessing Projects database includes rubrics and checklists covering all types of projects. Intel even offers free online professional development on topics such as collaboration, assessment, and educational leadership.

A laptop is not necessary for this informational session, but you are welcome to bring one to follow along or explore the resources.

This workshop also will be offered as a live webinar. Webinar participants will be able to listen to the presentation, view the accompanying slides, and submit questions or comments using a chat box.

Doug Adams is a senior program manager with ALTEC, where he works as a professional development specialist. He is a 21st Century Skills consultant for Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools and a Field Trainer for Verizon Thinkfinity in Kansas. Doug is a senior trainer with the Intel Teach Program, certifying Master Teachers in Kansas.