Have you heard of innovative, effective, and efficient teaching method called Thinking Classrooms? If you have heard of it, but you have never tried it or do not know how to start it, this is the session for you. Based on Thinking Classroom developed by Dr. Peter Liljedahl at SFU, I will share some tips on how to construct this interactive and collaborative space for students to engage in step by step manner. I will share some tips on how I implement Thinking Classrooms in a remote setting as well. Although this method is developed with teaching math in mind, it is applicable to any other subject.
Takuya Umeki is a secondary math teacher at Killarney Secondary school this year teaching FMPC 10 and Math 9. As a new teacher, he has implemented student-centered teaching and assessment practices that enhance their core competencies. His main teaching practices include the use of Thinking Classrooms and Learning Map.