NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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Course Descriptions

Thinking Skills, Grades 4-12

EDUC 2000

This class is designed for teachers who teach 4th grade through 12th grade. The purpose is to try different instructional methods and engage students in critical thinking. This is a self-paced course where the teachers will have a demonstration of a thinking skill which they can adapt or redesign to implement in their classroom.


  • to enable students to think critically about information in the classroom.
  • be able to prepare thought provoking materials which engage students in the classroom.

Required Student Resources:

The teacher must have access to the internet, a printer, and dedicated time to adapt materials, as well as keep a journal or log as to the formative assessment process.