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Creative and Critical Thinking - challenging children’s ideas and understanding

Venue
Unipart House, Garsington Road, Cowley
Course Tutors
Julie Fisher
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Target Audience
EYFS Practitioners / EYFS Teacher / SENCO / Teachers / Teaching Assistants
Course Types
Course
Course Categories
Early Years
Subject
EYFS
Course Description

Professor Julie Fisher will deliver this one days training examining one of the EYFS key characteristics of early learning. It considers the differences between creative and critical thinking and explores what provokes children to think in these different ways. Through the use of DVD material it will enable practitioners to consider the impact of resources, the environment and their interactions on children’s thinking, reasoning and understanding.


The course will address the issues of:



  • Creative and Critical thinking – what are the differences between them?

  • How do children demonstrate creative and critical thinking?

  • What provokes children’s thinking?

  • Having their own ideas/Making links/Choosing ways to do things

  • Planting ideas rather than demanding answers

  • Interactions that support creative and critical thinking


 


The cost is £85 pp


 

Training Objectives

The course will address the issues of:


Creative and Critical thinking – what are the differences between them?


How do children demonstrate creative and critical thinking?


What provokes children’s thinking?


Having their own ideas/Making links/Choosing ways to do things


Planting ideas rather than demanding answers


Interactions that support creative and critical thinking

Learning Outcomes

Understanding creative and critical thinking, and what are the differences between them.


Understanding how children demonstrate creative and critical thinking.


Understanding what provokes children’s thinking, and strategies to support this.


Understanding interactions that support creative and critical thinking.

Additional Information
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Start Date
Wednesday 26 September 2018
End Date
Wednesday 26 September 2018
Closing Date
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Times
09:30 - 15:30
Maximum Places
50 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1