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Using Digital Resources to Build Better Critical Thinkers

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Today's teachers and librarians are charged with guiding students to be strong critical thinkers and problem solvers so that they will be well-prepared to meet a variety of 21st century challenges. In this webinar, join Sara Torpey as she explores the behaviors of critical thinkers and problem solvers, as well as what they say to indicate they are truly evaluating and analyzing information correctly. Attendees also will learn practical activities using digital resources that can be used immediately to build these important attributes in students.

SPONSOR: This webinar is brought to you by Britannica Digital Learning. For more information about Britannica Digital Learning, please visit


Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 @ 3:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Credit Hours: 1
Categories: College & Career Readiness, Sponsored
Tags: 21st century skills, analyzing, critical thinking, digital resources, evaluating, researching

Reviews (11)

Full Member
Watched this after the live cast. Would love to try it for a month but alas the username/password will have expired. Britannia looks like a great SAFE site!!!
Full Member
Fantastic! I love the use of digital resources. Thank you so much.
Full Member
Thank you, Sara! Great presentation! Hope you get better of your cough!
Full Member
the first activity, Choose an Image, is definitely something I can incorporate immediately!! Nicely done.
Basic Member
Thanks for a great presentation.
Basic Member
Cant wait to incorporate all these new strategies in to my lessons.
Basic Member
Sara was such a trooper to stick with the presentation in spite of her cough, and she was still able to provide us with a fountain of useful knowledge. Way to go!!
Basic Member
I can't wait to use these techniques and resources in my class. I already know my students will benefit.
Basic Member
One of the best webinars I have listened to. Am anxious to use Britannica's resources.
Basic Member
Thank you, we really have to get to the next step in using technology as part of our thinking process.
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