Having knowledge about learning and delivery theories is important for educators as they select content for their courses. This background in learning and application will aid them in selecting their course content and delivery methods. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing education landscape. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance.
A problem well-defined is a problem half-solved. - Charles Kettering
Demonstrating an understanding of multiple intelligences builds rapport with students, and encourages engagement as they learn critical thinking.
The reframing of discipline as a process of development for critical thinkers to encourage the investment of time and effort.
Critical thinking facilitates new learning and participation in society in a mature and helpful way.
Teaching critical thinking skills makes more productive and independent learners.
I have learned that critical thinking is an ancient process, not something at all new to 21st century education. We can learn much about our own thinking by reading Socrates, Aquinas, and others.
EI is not linear and intelligence is something that can be worked on and learned over time
using different ways to teach students allowing them to learn in the best environment that suits them.
motivation is important to keep students aware and invested in what they are learning
Emotional Intelligence can help instructors to be able to make sure all students are engaged and can process the information as they receive it.
Critical thinking is a process and it is thiking with a purpose. It contains components
End of Content
Career Ed Lounge is embedded in over eighty professional development portals serving the career and technical education community. Performance Groups in the Lounge are integrated with related learning opportunities offered on these portals. With a few exceptions, Performance Groups are also publicly available to any member of the Lounge to maximize peer-to-peer learning and performance outcomes.