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Building Higher Order Thinking Skills With Tech

Technology engages students, but are they cognitively engaged? Preparing students to meet the challenges of the future requires teachers to move beyond teaching and assessing lower order thinking and challenge students with tasks that promote higher order thinking. Learn to design cognitively challenging lessons by utilizing five different technology driven activities to promote deep learning and allow students to connect with concepts in meaningful ways.

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  1. Make connections between technology, higher order thinking skills and future ready skills
  2. Select appropriate technology for your class and demonstrate how it aligns with teaching and assess higher order thinking skills
  3. Create a classroom activity that promotes higher order thinking skills using technology


  • Becky Shiring, Director of Professional Development and Continued Learning, Squirrels, LLC


Becky Shiring, Director of Professional Development & Continued Learning, Squirrels, LLC

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