On this episode of UEN PDTV, Katie Blunt travels to Manti Elementary where computer science specialist, Julia Bratton, demonstrates how she incorporates critical thinking, project-based learning, and computational thinking into her classroom.
DTL - Facilitating Learning Through Critical Thinking
This collection includes resources that support facilitating learning through critical thinking (Ed Tech Competency 3.e).
In this episode of UEN PDTV, host Katie Blunt travels to Launch High School in Iron County School District to visit English Language Arts teacher Cody Christensen and his students. First, Cody shows us his unique approaches to the blended learning process, and then one of his students shares how this type of learning allows them opportunities to be critical thinkers.
In this episode of PDTV, host Katie Blunt travels to Delta, Utah to visit Utah’s 2023 Teacher of the Year - Chad Warnick. First, see real-life examples of how Chad implements Utah’s EdTech competencies in his teaching to create a classroom that supports 21st-century learners. Then, Katie walks you through how you can apply the same competencies to your lessons!
In this episode of PDTV, Host Katie Blunt travels to Park City, Utah, to see the 4Cs of education in action! Kindergarten teacher Amanda Lewing at Trailside Elementary shares how she’s had success using technology tools to develop creative and engaging lessons that encourage the 4Cs in her classroom.
"You know the hardest thing about teaching with project-based learning? Explaining it to someone." In this article, Heather Wolpert-Gawron presents her "elevator speech" about PBL to help educators clearly understand what it's all about.
Computational thinking is the problem-solving skill of the digital world. It’s powerful when integrated into the curriculum because students engage in experiential learning of content-related problems, such as how to identify the tone of a story or how to best address pollution in their local area. In this article, Nick Pinder explains why educators should integrate computational thinking into their curriculum.