Analytical thinking and writing

Teaching analytical thinking and writing for Linear A Level and IB Diploma

This two day course, run in association with Infinite Learning, Dubai examines a consistent and repeating methodology for developing Year 12 & 13 students as independent learners, capable of writing, speaking and thinking under pressure, ready to leave school successfully.

 

Course background reading:
Analytical thinking

Analytical thinking

Analytical thinking is the foundation for critical and creative thought. Find out why.

Preparing for pressure

Preparing for pressure

Five steps to help your students think and write under pressure.

Ready for Linear A?

Ready for Linear A?

Six ways to ensure that your students are prepared for the rigour of the new exams.

Independent Learning, 1

Independent Learning, 1

The importance of developing 3 key language skills as the basis for true independence.

Independent Learning, 2

Independent Learning, 2

Developing independent writing skills for the Extended Essay and exam hall.

Independent Learning, 3

Independent Learning, 3

Memorising a body of knowledge with sound conceptual understanding is still a vital skill.

The Learning Wedge

During the course, attendees examine the idea of the Learning Wedge, a practical pedagogy that guides the level of support given to – and withdrawn from – students over a two year course. For a general introduction to the idea of the Learning Wedge, see:

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