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Craig Lawrence

Session title

Practical Applications of Thinking Tools Across the Curriculum

10.45 - 11.45am

Workshop Overview:

  • Practical applications of Thinking Tools across the curriculum.

  • Using Thinking Maps to aid recall and retrieval.

  • Developing the use of Thinking Routines to enhance understanding and support students of all academic abilities.

  • The importance of Frame of Reference questions in developing metacognition.


I am currently a Head of Year, Teacher of English and Film Studies and Lead Practitioner at Barton Court Grammar School, an Advanced Thinking School. Throughout my 15-year teaching career I have also been a Head of English and had responsibility for various teaching and learning initiatives. I am passionate about the ways in which Thinking Routines and Thinking Tools can develop teaching practice and support students with recall, retrieval, knowledge acquisition and skills development, amongst many other benefits.

Craig Lawrence
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