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Critical Thinking & Literacy Through Images

This session will provide teachers with strategies and key questions for students to ask when exploring images, to support them in developing stronger skills in literacy and critical thinking.

Teachers will explore the power of digital storytelling to transform students from passive learners to engaged communicators. They will learn how to challenge students through the creation of digital stories to engage them in the “language of their generation,” while giving them tools to amplify their voice and ideas. Students who use LumieLabs/digital storytelling will also develop deeper content knowledge, increasing their subject-area comprehension, retention, and mastery.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Understand digital storytelling and the role video plays in providing voice and choice across the curriculum.  
  2. Understand key features and functionalities in supporting student video.  
  3. Discover how to use LumieLabs editing features to reinforce digital and media literacy skills.

This session provides ways for teachers to embed SEL skills into Literacy. Learn how to teach students the importance of developing and integrating social emotional learning skills when reading a text or exploring media sources, such as images and videos, using Britannica LaunchPacks.

 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will learn strategies on how to embed SEL into Literacy.
  2. Learn the importance of developing and integrating social emotional learning skills when reading a text or exploring media sources.

Join us for a session to learn tools and strategies to teach digital citizenship and increase digital literacy skills.

 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Determine what it means to be a digital citizen. 
  2. Explore best practices to increase digital literacy for students of all ages. 
  3. Explore Britannica resources that support with integrating digital literacy in curriculum content.

This session provides ways for teachers to embed strategies that support English language learners in Literacy. Teachers will learn the importance of developing specific skills in Literacy and equip students with these skills when reading a text or exploring media sources, such as images and videos, using Britannica LaunchPacks.

 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will explore strategies and literacy skills they can embed into their lessons, to support English language learners when reading a text of exploring media sources. 
  2. Teachers will learn the importance of supporting students in their development of specific Literacy skills.

Britannica’s wide selection of informational texts helps k-12 learners make connections to past figures, events, and time periods. We’ll discover text, images, audio, and video content paired with practical strategies to engage students in critical thinking.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Explore ways to analyze the impact of specific word choices in a text. 
  2. Develop learning tasks to evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. 
  3. Develop appropriate scaffolding strategies to support students with complex text. 
  4. Learn ways to teach how to determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose. 
  5. Explore strategies to teach academic and domain specific words and phrases in a text.

This session will provide teachers with strategies and key questions for students to ask when exploring images, to support them in developing stronger skills in literacy and critical thinking.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will identify key questions that students can ask when analysing images across multiple media sources, to help them think critically.  
  2. Explore effective strategies that will support students in strengthening their literacy skills.

This session will explore history’s greatest events by exploring a wide variety of primary source documents, and learn how to make history come alive for K-12 students with primary sources.  We will also make connections to past figures, events, and time periods and discover text, images, audio, and video content paired with practical strategies to engage students in critical thinking. 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teacher’s will explore Britannica’s wide variety of primary source documents.  
  2. Discover text, images, audio, and video content paired with practical strategies to engage students in critical thinking.  
  3. Learn how to support students in making connections to past figures, events, and time periods.

Learn the foundational aspect of inquiry based learning and strategies to design lessons that make students curious about the standards you teach.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Understand the foundations of inquiry-based learning.
  2. Experience inquiry-based learning from the learner’s perspective.
  3. Explore Britannica’s resources using an inquiry stance in an area of choice that is connected to the teaching standards.
  4. Discover how to use the multimedia components of EB (images and diagrams) to engage students in inquiry based thinking and learning.
  5. Apply the foundations of inquiry to design a plan that engages students in inquiry in the content you teach.  

Teachers will explore the power of digital storytelling to transform students from passive learners to engaged communicators. They will learn how to challenge students through the creation of digital stories to engage them in the “language of their generation,” while giving them tools to amplify their voice and ideas. Students who use LumieLabs/digital storytelling will also develop deeper content knowledge, increasing their subject-area comprehension, retention, and mastery.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Understand digital storytelling and the role video plays in providing voice and choice across the curriculum.  
  2. Understand key features and functionalities in supporting student video.  
  3. Discover how to use LumieLabs editing features to reinforce digital and media literacy skills.

This session provides ways for teachers to embed SEL skills into Literacy. Learn how to teach students the importance of developing and integrating social emotional learning skills when reading a text or exploring media sources, such as images and videos, using Britannica LaunchPacks.

 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will learn strategies on how to embed SEL into Literacy.
  2. Learn the importance of developing and integrating social emotional learning skills when reading a text or exploring media sources.

Join us for a session to learn tools and strategies to teach digital citizenship and increase digital literacy skills.

 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Determine what it means to be a digital citizen. 
  2. Explore best practices to increase digital literacy for students of all ages. 
  3. Explore Britannica resources that support with integrating digital literacy in curriculum content.

This session provides ways for teachers to embed strategies that support English language learners in Literacy. Teachers will learn the importance of developing specific skills in Literacy and equip students with these skills when reading a text or exploring media sources, such as images and videos, using Britannica LaunchPacks.

 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will explore strategies and literacy skills they can embed into their lessons, to support English language learners when reading a text of exploring media sources. 
  2. Teachers will learn the importance of supporting students in their development of specific Literacy skills.

Britannica’s wide selection of informational texts helps k-12 learners make connections to past figures, events, and time periods. We’ll discover text, images, audio, and video content paired with practical strategies to engage students in critical thinking.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Explore ways to analyze the impact of specific word choices in a text. 
  2. Develop learning tasks to evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text. 
  3. Develop appropriate scaffolding strategies to support students with complex text. 
  4. Learn ways to teach how to determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose. 
  5. Explore strategies to teach academic and domain specific words and phrases in a text.

This session will provide teachers with strategies and key questions for students to ask when exploring images, to support them in developing stronger skills in literacy and critical thinking.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will identify key questions that students can ask when analysing images across multiple media sources, to help them think critically.  
  2. Explore effective strategies that will support students in strengthening their literacy skills.

This session will explore history’s greatest events by exploring a wide variety of primary source documents, and learn how to make history come alive for K-12 students with primary sources.  We will also make connections to past figures, events, and time periods and discover text, images, audio, and video content paired with practical strategies to engage students in critical thinking. 

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Teacher’s will explore Britannica’s wide variety of primary source documents.  
  2. Discover text, images, audio, and video content paired with practical strategies to engage students in critical thinking.  
  3. Learn how to support students in making connections to past figures, events, and time periods.

Learn the foundational aspect of inquiry based learning and strategies to design lessons that make students curious about the standards you teach.

Educator Outcomes:

  1. Understand the foundations of inquiry-based learning.
  2. Experience inquiry-based learning from the learner’s perspective.
  3. Explore Britannica’s resources using an inquiry stance in an area of choice that is connected to the teaching standards.
  4. Discover how to use the multimedia components of EB (images and diagrams) to engage students in inquiry based thinking and learning.
  5. Apply the foundations of inquiry to design a plan that engages students in inquiry in the content you teach.  

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