By Dr. Andrew Johnson | Categories Challenges | Choices | Critical Thinking | Curriculum | K-5 Literacy | Listening | Reading Instruction | November 19, 2021

Check out this webinar, Teaching Critical Thinking Skills – Using Thinking Skills in Reading, where Dr. Andrew Johnson examines how critical and creative thinking skills enhance learning.

By the end of the webinar, you will:

  • Understand what a thinking skill is
  • Understand the difference between critical thinking and creative thinking
  • Know how to teach thinking skills
  • Have some ideas for incorporating thinking skills across the curriculum (including reading)
  • Have some ideas for using thinking skill to address academic standards


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By Dr. Andrew Johnson

Dr. Andrew Johnson is Professor of Education and Distinguished Faculty Scholar at Minnesota State University, Mankato.  He specializes in literacy instruction for students with intellectual and learning disabilities, RTI for reading and writing, strategies for the inclusive classroom, and advanced pedagogy.   After teaching in the classroom for 9 years, he received a PhD from the University of Minnesota in Literacy Instruction.  He is the author of 13 books and numerous book chapters and academic articles related to literacy, learning, and the human condition.  He is host of the podcast, The Reading Instruction Show. 

Connect with Dr. Johnson on YouTube, LinkedIn, his website, and Facebook.


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