H.O.T.S.® Higher Order Thinking Skills PHOTO: Successful student HOTS® Celebrates 24 years of success with half-a-million disadvantaged students in grades 4-8!

IMPLEMENTATION

Step by Step

Selecting Students

Scheduling

Staffing

Hardware & Software Requirements

Costs

HOTS IS A SUPERB VALUE!

• No consumables
• Free lifetime support
• One time low startup cost
(no ongoing costs)
• State-of-the-art
• Highly effective

HOTS Program Costs

HOTS is the lowest cost program of this kind. The total costs for typical schools range from $6,800 to $8,700. This includes all the support, curriculum, software, literature used in the program, training, and our travel costs. Schools typically pay for this cost with Federal Title I or Special Ed funds, CSRD funds, or special program state funds.

HOTS BASIC PACKAGE: $6,800

  • 5 day Socratic training for primary HOTS teacher
  • Complete HOTS curriculum (2 years of daily lessons)
  • Lab set of tradebooks (for 1 lab)
  • Program software (for 1 lab)
  • HOTS newsletter
  • Lifetime technical support
  • Parent involvement material
  • Trainer travel and expenses

ADDITIONAL HOTS TEACHER TRAINING

Five day Socratic training and complete curriculum for each additional HOTS teacher.  This also includes lifetime support and newsletter subscription.: $1,900.

Additional Workshop on Questioning (optional) 

Three hour Schoolwide Socratic Workshop for ALL teachers in a school, grades K-8: $1,600, plus expenses.

®HOTS is a Registered Trademark of Thinking with Computers