Nurturing critical thinking in French B
online | € 125 | 4 hours of training by Nitisha Hazareesing | 5, 7, 12, 14 January 2021
This live online workshop is aimed at teachers of French B course for the IB Diploma Programme who want to nurture critical thinking and encourage students to think broadly and deeply.
The workshop leader, Nitisha Hazareesing, is an experienced subject area leader and examiner.
The workshop consists of 4 x 1-hour of tuition. Sessions are held from 16:00 to 17:00 CET on:
- Tuesday 5 January
- Thursday 7 January
- Tuesday 12 January
- Thursday 14 January 2021
The number of participants is limited to 30 participants, who will be able to engage with each other and the content through Zoom and this website. Recordings of each session and downloadable content will be made available to participants.
The workshop fee is € 125 (including handling fees & VAT).
Participants will receive a digital Philpot Education certificate afterwards. This workshop is not endorsed by the IB. Register here >
|1||Tue 5 Jan||16:00 - 17:00 CET||How important is critical thinking in a language course? Why is critical thinking an essential skill in the 21st century? How to bring about critical thinking in the French B course ?|
|2||Thu 7 Jan||16:00 - 17:00 CET||How to instil critical thinking through inquiry based teaching? What is the relevance of free thinking in the French world?How do students apply critical thinking to concepts and themes in the French B course?|
|16:00 - 17:00 CET||How to develop and express critical thinking? How to help students express logical connection between ideas, determine the relevance and importance of ideas and recognise and build arguments in the Individual Oral?
|4||Thu 14 Jan||16:00 - 17:00 CET||How can students approach problems in a consistent and systematic way? How do students provide reasoning and support for an argument they wish to make? How can students apply critical skills to be successful in the Writing Paper 1?|
Nitisha Hazareesing has taught for 22 years and is passionate and committed to teaching languages. Her motto is to instil in her students the love for the language and to make of them strong opinionated individuals.
She is an experienced teacher, examiner, subject area leader, and has co-authored the French B Support Site for Philpot Education, a provider of educational resources and workshops. Since 2010, she has taught French at Overseas Family School.