About Chapters International
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About Chapters International
About Chapters International

Upcoming Conference


The Power of Playful Learning in Early Childhood Classrooms

By Megina Baker, Mara Krechevsky, Ben Mardell & Jennifer Oxman Ryan

Hong Kong | 16th - 17th January 2021


Early Year Educators Conference

By Matt Karlsen & Susan MacKay, Anne van Dam, Fiona Zinn, Matt Glover

Dubai | 22nd - 23rd January 2021

Upcoming Workshops

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part One

- Jim Knight

Kuala Lumpur | WILL BE RESCHEDULED

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part Two

- Jim Knight

Kuala Lumpur | WILL BE RESCHEDULED

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

EAL Collaboration In CLIL Classrooms

- Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

Shanghai | RESCHEDULED IN SEPTEMBER

Traditional programs for English learners provided separate services in the form of EAL pull-out classes with a language-led curriculum in elementary schools or EAL sheltered content classes taught by EAL teachers in secondary schools.

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part One

- Jim Knight

Adliswil, Switzerland | 27th - 28th February 2020

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Kathy Collins

Inquiry Reading Instruction

- Kathy Collins

Dubai | 28th - 29th February 2020

For a great many teachers, an underlying tension can arise when we strive to be well-planned, yet we also want to infuse our reading workshop with an inquiry-mindset.

Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Part Two

- Jim Knight

Adliswil, Switzerland | 29th February – 1st March 2020

For more than two decades, Jim Knight and his research colleagues in Kansas have been working to identify best practices for instructional coaching.

Dylan Wiliam

Learning, Memory, Questioning and Feedback

- Dylan Wiliam

Baar, Switzerland | 7th - 8th March 2020

For many years, most teacher education programmes included substantial coverage of theories on the psychology of education.

Jennifer Wathall

Concept-Based Mathematics

- Dr Jennifer Chang Wathall

Shanghai | WILL BE RESCHEDULED

Traditional curriculum focuses on rules and procedures with little attention paid to the conceptual relationships of mathematics and mathematics is a language of conceptual relationships.

Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

EAL Collaboration In CLIL Classrooms

- Dr. Virginia P. Rojas

Luxembourg | 14th - 15th March 2020

Traditional programs for English learners provided separate services in the form of EAL pull-out classes with a language-led curriculum in elementary schools or EAL sheltered content classes taught by EAL teachers in secondary schools.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Santiago, Chile | 14th - 15th March 2020

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

Tiffanee M. Brown

Concept-Based Literacy Lessons

- Tiffanee M. Brown

Zurich | 14th - 15th March, 2020

Learning experiences are what bring a Concept-Based Literary classroom to life. Teaching to a conceptual level of understanding does not mean that all your “old” literacy learning experiences are no longer relevant or valued.

Dr. Fran Prolman

Building Your Mid-Level Leadership

- Dr. Fran Prolman

Shanghai | WILL BE RESCHEDULED

Join us for a highly-engaging, practical and interactive four-day institute designed to build your mid-level leadership.

Kath Murdoch

Learner Agency Through Personal Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Bangkok | 4th - 5th April 2020

There has been growing interest in ‘personalised learning’ for many years now. Increasingly, schools are making arrangements to provide more opportunities for learners to learn to be self-directed and to have their needs and interests met through the curriculum.

Jennifer Wathall

Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction

- Dr Jennifer Chang Wathall

Rotterdam | 4th - 5th April 2020

You will learn answers to questions like these: How is knowledge structured and how can we utilize that structure to develop the intellect?

Trevor MacKenzie

Cultivating the Inquiry Mindset

- Trevor MacKenzie

Bengaluru | 6th - 7th April 2020

Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Beijing | 18th - 19th April 2020

The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Shanghai | 25th - 26th April 2020

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

Jennifer Wathall

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding

- Dr Jennifer Chang Wathall

Melbourne | 7th - 8th August 2020

Traditional curriculum focuses on rules and procedures with little attention paid to the conceptual relationships of mathematics and mathematics is a language of conceptual relationships.

Howie M. Knoff

In order to succeed in the classroom, with adults and peers, and post-graduation, all students need to learn interpersonal, social problem-solving, conflict prevention and resolution, and emotional control and coping skills.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiated Instruction

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Brisbane | 13th - 14th August 2020

A hallmark of today's classrooms is the diversity of learners gathered together in one place. Students typically differ in culture, language, entry points into varied curricula, interests, adult support systems, enthusiasm for learning, self-confidence, and a host of other attributes.



Marilyn Friend

Co-Teaching: Classroom Collaboration

- Marilyn Friend

Brisbane | 28th - 29th August 2020

Co-teaching has become an integral part of educators' efforts to include students with special needs in typical classes.

Tiffanee M. Brown

Concept-Based Literacy Lessons

- Tiffanee M. Brown

Melbourne | 4th - 5th September 2020

Learning experiences are what bring a Concept-Based Literary classroom to life. Teaching to a conceptual level of understanding does not mean that all your “old” literacy learning experiences are no longer relevant or valued.

Jennifer Abrams

Having Hard Conversations

- Jennifer Abrams

Melbourne | 7th - 8th September 2020

As teachers and colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed - with parents, colleagues, or students. What do we know about the best strategies for those moments?

Jennifer Abrams

Leading for Inquiry

- Kimberly L. Mitchell

Melbourne | 9th - 10th September 2020

How do we recognize, support, and model inquiry instruction? The role of the teacher in inquiry classrooms represents a fairly sharp departure from how classrooms have functioned over the last two centuries.

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Brisbane | 11th - 12th September 2020

The Cultures of Thinking Project is a global initiative under the direction of Dr. Ron Ritchhart, a Principal Investigator and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Dubai | 2nd - 3rd October 2020

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary / elementary classroom.

Fiona Zinn

Documentation is a powerful strategy in early childhood education, a complex and significant process that invites us to reflect on and interpret the meaning and significance of children's learning.

Anne Van Dam

The concept of learner agency recognises students as agents of their own and others' learning. Schools that establish a learning environment that enhances students' sense of agency understand that shared perceptions and beliefs need to go beyond structures and procedures.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiated Instruction

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Hong Kong | 6th - 7th November 2020

A hallmark of today's classrooms is the diversity of learners gathered together in one place. Students typically differ in culture, language, entry points into varied curricula, interests, adult support systems, enthusiasm for learning, self-confidence, and a host of other attributes.



Anne Van Dam

The concept of learner agency recognises students as agents of their own and others' learning. Schools that establish a learning environment that enhances students' sense of agency understand that shared perceptions and beliefs need to go beyond structures and procedures.

Paul Andersen

Unlocking The Power Of The Next Generation

- Paul Andersen

Hong Kong | 21st - 22nd November 2020

The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) represent the largest conceptual shift in teaching science in decades. The addition of engineering design and an increased emphasis on the practices of science could revolutionize science education.

Guy Claxton

The Learning Power Appoarch: Teaching Students to Teach Themselves

- Guy Claxton

Bangkok | 28th - 29th November 2020

Everyone knows what the Holy Grail of education is: schools and classrooms that help all students get the best grades they can AND build genuinely useful, transferable real-world capabilities and dispositions at the same time.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Bulgaria | 6th - 7th February 2021

In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary / elementary classroom.

Trevor MacKenzie

Cultivating the Inquiry Mindset

- Trevor MacKenzie

Bulgaria | 6th - 7th February 2021

Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years.

Anne Van Dam

The concept of learner agency recognises students as agents of their own and others' learning.

Paul Andersen

Learning Through Inquiry in the K-12 Science Classroom

- Paul Andersen

The Hague | 6th - 7th March 2021

This workshop will focus on the best practices of science instruction including; modeling instruction, argument-driven inquiry, phenomenon-based instruction, and the science and engineering practices.

Kath Murdoch

Learner Agency Through Personal Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Dubai | 12th - 13th March 2021

There has been growing interest in ‘personalised learning’ for many years now. Increasingly, schools are making arrangements to provide more opportunities for learners to learn to be self-directed and to have their needs and interests met through the curriculum.