Making the Case for Thinking
Mark Church works with schools that wish to create cultures of thinking in their classrooms. He believes in the difference teachers can make for students when they strive to make thinking visible, valued, and actively promoted as part of the day-to-day experience of their learners.
- Registration for Online and In person Sessions - Lunch on both Friday and Saturday - Free networking Aperitivo on Saturday - Certificate of Attendance
Sessions take place on both Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd of March
This 2-day conference is organized in collaboration with MITA.
No other MITA sessions (except keynotes) are able to be attended.
Join Mark Church for two full days of workshops at the MITA 24
Only 11 spots available!
Price: 400 Euro per participant.
March 12 & April 22
Two, 90 minute, online sessions.
In Person @ ASM
March 22 and March 23
During the workshop as well as in the online support sessions, we will:
- Explore the Power of Making Thinking Visible Practices to Promote Deep
- Consider the Power to Enhance our Formative Assessment Practice by
Making Thinking Visible
- Frame Making Thinking Visible as Goal, as well as a Set of Practices
- Learn to Use Thinking Routines for Maximum Effect
Key questions we will examine throughout the course:
- What are the six powers of making thinking visible?
- What do we mean by deep learning?
- What does deep learning look like and entail?
- What is understanding and what kinds of thinking moves help develop
- Exploring the Understanding Map
- How can we develop our formative assessment practice with students’
thinking as a lens?
- What can we learn from looking at student work to inform possible next
- What has been learned about different ways teachers make thinking
visible in powerful ways?
- How do various MTV practices relate to and connect to each other?
- What do these practices look like in action?
- How can we plan with and learn from colleagues to help us use thinking
routines to maximum effect?