TC² @ 25
Focus for This Month
Success Stories
Next Steps
Media Release
TC² @ 25
Focus for This Month
Success Stories
Next Steps
Media Release

June: Next Steps for Accessing TC²’s Professional Learning and Teacher Education


Feeling inspired to learn more about TC²’s approach to critical thinking and to transform your classroom, school, or board? Here are a few steps you can take to get started.


Access Featured Resources about Critical Thinking

You can begin your engagement with TC² by investigating its pedagogical model. Below is a sampling of our online resources related to critical thinking. Access to these samples is complimentary.

Free!Understanding Critical Thinking

This video, prepared with support from The Learning Network, explains the core features of the TC² definition of critical thinking. It addresses some common myths that sometimes inhibits understanding of critical thinking. You may find it helpful for initiating conversations and planting seeds in staff meetings or school professional development sessions. Watch the video.

Grades K–12

This video is just one of TC²’s many published videos in our Professional Library.

Free!The three Cs

In this video, TC² facilitator Garfield Gini-Newman discusses critical, creative, and collaborative thinking with the host of CTV’s Ottawa Morning Live. You may find it to be a useful jumping-off point for discussing critical thinking with parents. Watch the video.

Grades K–12

This video is just one of TC²’s many published videos in our Professional Library.

Free!Nurturing critical thinking: A note to parents

In this article, TC² co-founder Roland Case outlines the basics of TC²’s approach to critical thinking. He explains what critical thinking involves, why it is important, and how parents might help their children develop this life skill. You can share it with parents to build support for critical thinking at home.

Grades K–6

This article is just one of TC²’s many published articles in our Professional Library.

Free!A school of critical thinkers

Vice-principal Andrea Williams describes how her staff at Elmdale Public School have embedded critical thinking into their teaching practices. She tells about the road travelled to transformation and reveals the tremendous impact that TC²’s professional development can have when realized throughout a whole school.

Grades K–6

This article is just one of TC²’s many published articles in our Professional Library.

Free!Inference

Teaching students how to make inferences based on available evidence can be a challenge. This sample lesson showcases how you can teach students to make plausible conclusions based on what is suggested in text, images, and real-life situations. Clear suggestions take you step-by-step through the instructional process.

Grades 4–9, adaptable for 10–12

This lesson is just one of TC²’s many published lessons in our Tools for Thought collection.

Engage with TC²


Free!TC²’s Comet Model

The TC² approach to professional development starts with invigorating and informative start-up sessions, and then follows with connected, personal follow-up. Visit our Professional Learning page to learn more about the many ways that TC² can work with you, your school, or your board.

Engage a TC² Facilitator

Consider the possibility of bringing a TC² facilitator to your school or board. Planning and booking summarizes how your group can begin to work with TC². It answers questions and explains options. Please feel free to contact Victoria Campoli (director of the consultant team) or Judy Richards (professional learning consultant) to begin your journey into critical thinking.

Send us an email!