Calgary's Book Club: "The Power of Making Thinking Visible"
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Calgary's Book Club: "The Power of Making Thinking Visible"
Presented by: Cheryl Babin
Located at: Online
About the Session


The Power of Making Thinking Visible by Ron Ritchhart and Mark Church, explains how educators can effectively use thinking routines and other tools to engage and empower students as learners and transform classrooms into places of deep learning.  Visible Thinking involves using thinking routines, documentation, and effective questioning and listening techniques to enhance learning and collaboration in any learning environment.

Please join us for a series of 6 one-hour online book study sessions to learn practical strategies you can use in any grade level classroom. One chapter will be discussed at each session.

Dr. Ron Ritchhart is presenting a 3-part series entitled The Power of Making Thinking Visible. Interested participants can register online via the Southern Alberta Regional PD Consortia.

About the Presenter(s)

Cheryl Babin M.Ed., is a Designer of Professional Learning with the Calgary Regional Consortium.  With experience in public, international and independent schools as an educator, experiential learning director, instructional coach and consultant, Cheryl currently designs and facilitates online and face to face professional development sessions and serves as an International Baccalaureate Programme Coordinator.  Cheryl supported pre-service teachers as a sessional instructor for B. Ed. students at St. Mary's University in Calgary and has been an IB workshop leader in North America for 14 years. Specific areas of interest and experience include designing learning through pedagogy that ignites critical thinking, concept based curriculum and instruction, student engaged assessment, and the development of international-mindedness and global perspectives.  

Fee: $25.00

Registration Notes:

Participants will need to access a copy of the book "The Power of Making Thinking Visible" by Ron Ritchhart & Mark Church.  The book is available via e-book or paperback through Amazon

Pre-reading is recommended.