Rationale Educator PD Programs

Training and professional development programs can be organized to match your particular educational needs. Workshops include argument mapping activities and practical integration of the Rationale™ reasoning tool into your classroom environment.

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Get thinking with Rationale™ (1 day)

This one day workshop provides the participants with a general understanding and application of argument mapping in the classroom. Sessions include:

  • Understanding the use of argument maps to scaffold students’ thinking skills
  • Application and conceptual understanding of Rationale’s scaffolded map formats
  • Detailed navigation of Rationale’s features, including evaluation and basis boxes
  • Practical activities and resources to integrate into your classroom
  • Creating a subject specific argument map for your classroom.

Critical Thinking with Rationale™ (1 day)

This one day workshop provides a deep understanding and extended classroom application for teachers and curriculum coordinators. The Get Thinking with Rationale™ workshop is a prerequisite for this advanced workshop. Sessions include:

  • Advanced critical thinking processes, such as uncovering assumptions, fallacies and advanced evaluation
  • Creating an individual assessment piece and marking rubric
  • Modelling of activities in the classroom
  • Reflection and discussion of key concepts, overcoming problems and pedagogical issues and resources.


Cost $195.00 (+GST ) per person per course.

This includes morning tea and lunch, course guide and certificate of participation


Training Dates 2008 | Booking Sheet | Enquiry