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Thursday, November 1 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Breakout 1G: Enhance Your Curriculum with Creative & Critical Thinking Tools

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This is a hands-on session where you will learn and practice a variety of generating and focusing tools. Examples include futures wheel, checklisting techniques, force field analysis, cross impact matrix, decision making strategies and more.

Participant Outcomes: You will come away with a variety of tools and strategies to that can be integrated into existing curricula in a variety of ways to build and enhance students’ thinking skills.

NAGC Standards Addressed
explicitly addressed in this session:
1. Learning & Development
3. Curriculum Planning & Instruction
4. Learning Environments
5. Programming

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Lynn Buckmaster

Affiliate Director, Wisconsin Future Problem Solving
I am the director of the Wisconsin Future Problem Solving (FPS) Program. We teach students a 6-step problem solving process that incorporates creative and critical thinking skills which they apply to community issues and/or future topics. While good for all students, we feel FPS... Read More →

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Martha Barlow

Retired, Waunakee School District
Now retired, I was a GT Coordinator for 24 years in three districts, most recently Waunakee. I have worked with the Future Problem Solving Program for 30 years. I believe that students need to be taught problem solving skills in a systematic matter and that there is really no place... Read More →

Thursday November 1, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
Sandstone 8-9