Proposal submission

Proposals should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for submission is 5 May 2018. Early submissions are welcome. We will confirm that your submission has been received within three days. 

You will be notified whether your proposal is accepted by 15 May 2018.   

Submission of your proposal will need to include:
•    title (10 words max)
•    abstract (150 words max)
•    extended summary (500 words max)

All submissions are to be made in English. 

 

Teachers learning to teach thinking

All submissions should provide a clear definition of thinking as used in the proposal and detail the aims, the approach taken and the results obtained. Poster and round table sessions may not include the results. If this is the case, this section is to be replaced with an outline of questions for discussion.

Lesson / session plans submitted for the round table session should include the following elements of the lesson / series of lessons: a) subject and age group taught; b) subject matter aim; c) thinking aim; d) task / tasks offered to learners; e) scaffolding procedures used by the teacher; f) learner outputs; g) evaluation and assessment; h) data on lesson plan implementation.

Workshop submissions should demonstrate how the development of learners' thinking will be addressed in the session and how the interaction with the audience will be organised.

Teacher education for teaching thinking

All submissions should provide a clear definition of teacher education for teaching thinking as used in the proposal and detail the aims, the approach taken and the results obtained. Poster and round table sessions may not include the results. If this is the case, this section is to be replaced with an outline of questions for discussion. 

Teacher education session plans submitted for the round table session should include the following elements: a) details of a teacher education course; b) details of the session within the course; c) aspects of the thinking competence addressed; d) task / tasks offered to teachers; e) scaffolding procedures used by the facilitator; f) trainee outputs; g) evaluation and assessment; h) data on session plan implementation.

Workshop submissions should demonstrate how the development of the competences for teaching thinking will be addressed in the session and how the interaction with the audience will be organised.

 

Leadership for teaching thinking

All submissions should clearly indicate the connection with a theme of the strand the proposal addresses and detail the aims, the approach taken and the results obtained. Poster and round table sessions may not include the results. If this is the case, this section is to be replaced with an outline of questions for discussion.

Case studies / ongoing projects submitted for the round table session should include the following elements: a) context of the problem; b) aims of the problem-solver; c) obstacles that exist on the way to the aim; d) consideration of typical solutions for the given problem and reasons for their inappropriateness; e) description of the approach chosen and the results obtained so far.

Workshop submissions should demonstrate clear practical outcomes for the participants on one of the strand themes and show how the interaction with the audience will be organised.

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