CRL Learns: Capacity Building Series
Free Thinking Tools for Teachers - Doug Adams, ALTEC
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.
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.