Presentations and Papers

Below are the presentations and papers that either I or my teaching partners have prepared on critical thinking strategies. Feel free to use whatever will help you in the classroom or your work.

National Catholic Educational Association – 2009 – Slow Down – Critical Thinking Construction Zone

International Conference for Critical Thinking – 2009 – Critical Thinking Strategies That Work

Junipero Serra High School – Critical Thinking 101 – An Introduction to the Paul/Elder Model of Critical Thinking

National Catholic Educational Association – 2010 – Critical Thinking Through Questions and Socratic DiscussionHandout

American Academy of Religion – Western Region – 2010 – The Paul/Elder Model of Critical Thinking in Theology – with Dr. Laura Ramey – Presentation

International Conference for Critical Thinking – 2010 – The Logic Wheel – Strategies for the Classroom

International Conference for Critical Thinking – 2010 – A Practical Framework for Developing Questioning Skills

International Conference for Critical Thinking – 2011 – “In the book it says…” – Reading and Writing Strategies for the Critical Mind

California Association of Teachers of English – 2012 – Critical Thinking Strategies for Reading and Writing

Berkeley Heights Elementary School – Critical Thinking 101 – The Elements of Thought

International Conference for Critical Thinking – 2012

California Association of Teachers of English – 2013 – Question and Writing Strategies for the Critical Mind

International Conference for Critical Thinking – 2013 – From the Trenches: Classroom Strategies for Equipping Students to Think CriticallyHandoutWhat Makes a Strategy a Critical Thinking Strategy?

National Catholic Educational Association – 2014 – Teaching Students to Understand DeeplyHandout

International Conference for Critical Thinking – 2015 – From Theory to Practice: Using Richard Paul’s Framework for Critical Thinking to Address the Common Core State Standards – Handout

National Catholic Educational Association – Inquiring Minds Want to Know: Empowering Students to Ask Strong Questions – Laura Ramey –