Critical Thinking: Energize Learning by Teaching Thinking Skills

What is really meant by critical thinking? Learn some easy strategies for infusing critical thinking skills into library lessons and activities for all grade levels and across content areas. Topics will include lesson plan design, questioning techniques and assessment.

Maryann Politi ( has been the District Coordinator for Libraries and Technology Systems for the Wappingers Central School District for the past eight years. In this capacity Maryann works with fourteen librarians and also handles administrative and instruction hardware and software responsibilities for the district. She is a former BOCES School Library System Coordinator and also spent her most fun years as a middle school library media specialist in the Wappingers Central School District.