Upcoming Workshops

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



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.

March 3rd - 4th, 2018
Warsaw

Kath Murdoch

Assessment for Learning



There is now a large and growing evidence base that helping teachers develop their use of minute-to-minute and day-by-day assessment is one of, if not the most powerful ways to improve student learning.

March 9th - 10th, 2018
Dubai

Dylan Wiliam

Assessment for Learning



There is now a large and growing evidence base that helping teachers develop their use of minute-to-minute and day-by-day assessment is one of, if not the most powerful ways to improve student learning.

March 12th - 13th, 2018
Hong Kong

Dylan Wiliam

Reading is Thinking Comprehension, Collaboration and Inquiry



Kids' thinking matters! When our students begin to understand that their thinking matters, learning changes. They develop a passion for literacy.

March 16th - 17th, 2018
Dubai

Stephanie Harvey & Debbie Miller

Re-thinking Early Years Learning Environments



The role of the learning environment is critical and can never be underestimated.
Much attention has been given to the notion of the ‘environment as the third teacher’ (Malaguzzi) in recent years; shaping the design and construction of early childhood spaces all around the world.


April 21st - 22nd, 2018
The Hague

Fiona Zinn

The Question Formulation Technique: Student Questioning as a Direct Path to Engagement and Deeper Learning



The ability to ask one’s own questions, improve them, and strategize on how to use those questions may be the single most important thinking skill students can learn at any stage of their educational journey.

May 3rd – 4th, 2018
Melbourne

Dan Rothstein and Sarah Westbrook

Creating a Culture of Thinking Creating Places Where Thinking is Valued Visible and Actively Promoted



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.

May 25th - 26th, 2018
Perth

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute



Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group.

July 24th - 28th, 2018
Toronto

Jim Knight

Understanding and Designing Quality Differentiation: A Three-day Institute



This intensive three-day institute is designed to help teachers and other educators continue to develop the knowledge, understanding, and skill necessary to work competently

August 9th - 10th - 11th, 2018
Perth

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Inquiry as a mindset for teaching and learning A one day workshop for Elementary Teachers



For many years, inquiry as an approach has been associated with ‘units of study’. At times, inquiry is almost seen as a ‘subject area’ in itself…something we might ‘do’ on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons!

August 17th, 2018
Chennai

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



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.

August 18th - 19th, 2018
Mumbai

Kath Murdoch

Inquiry as a mindset for teaching and learning A one day workshop for Elementary Teachers



For many years, inquiry as an approach has been associated with ‘units of study’. At times, inquiry is almost seen as a ‘subject area’ in itself…something we might ‘do’ on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons!

August 20th, 2018
Delhi

Kath Murdoch

Reading is Thinking Comprehension, Collaboration and Inquiry



Kids' thinking matters! When our students begin to understand that their thinking matters, learning changes. They develop a passion for literacy.

October 19th - 20th, 2018
Milan

Stephanie Harvey and Debbie Miller

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



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.

October 27th - 28th, 2018
Kuala Lumpur

Kath Murdoch

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding



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.

31st October - 1st November, 2018
Hong Kong

Jennifer Wathall

The Question Formulation Technique: Student Questioning as a Direct Path to Engagement and Deeper Learning



The ability to ask one’s own questions, improve them, and strategize on how to use those questions may be the single most important thinking skill students can learn at any stage of their educational journey.

2nd – 3rd November 2018
Hong Kong

Dan Rothstein and Sarah Westbrook

Building your Instructional Leadership


Analyze the three components of successful instructional leadership: the skills for building strong relationships; expanding your instructional toolkit through a repertoire of practical instructional skills tied to student achievement, and navigating through situational complexities which consistently present themselves in schools and school systems.

10th - 13th November 2018
Seoul

Dr. Fran Prolman

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



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.

19th - 20th November, 2018
Abu Dhabi

Kath Murdoch

Creating a Culture of Thinking Creating Places Where Thinking is Valued Visible and Actively Promoted



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.

24th - 25th November 2018
Argentina

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

January 11th - 12th, 2019
Beijing

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



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.

January 19th - 20th, 2019
Shanghai

Kath Murdoch

The Question Formulation Technique: Student Questioning as a Direct Path to Engagement and Deeper Learning



The ability to ask one’s own questions, improve them, and strategize on how to use those questions may be the single most important thinking skill students can learn at any stage of their educational journey.

January 26th – 27th, 2019
Luxembourg

Dan Rothstein and Sarah Westbrook

The Thinking Classroom for Literacy and other Process-Driven Disciplines: A Concept-Based Approach



Designing a high-quality curriculum is one of the most important steps in promoting student thinking, differentiating instruction and ensuring that learning continuously improves.

February 1st - 2nd, 2019
Zurich

Lois A. Lanning

Having Hard Conversations



As teachers and colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed - with parents, colleagues, or students.

February 2nd - 3rd, 2019
Zurich

Jennifer Abrams

Concept-Based Instruction: Designing Effective Lesson Plans Using Tools to Support Inquiry and Transfer



What does Concept-Based Instruction actually feel like? How do you move from a written Concept-Based Curriculum unit to what is actually taught in the classroom? How do you design your lessons to help students uncover important transferable understandings?

February 3rd, 2019
Zurich

Lois A. Lanning And Tiffanee M. Brown

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

February 8th - 9th, 2019
Jordan

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



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.

February 16th - 17th, 2019
Argentina

Kath Murdoch

Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute



Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group.

February 20th - 24th, 2019
Dubai

Jim Knight

Effective Feedback Practices



This workshop is designed to deepen participants’ understanding of how high-impact formative assessment practices can be woven into daily teaching activities.

March 9th – 10th, 2019
London

Jan Chappuis

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



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.

March 18th – 19th, 2019
Hong Kong

Trevor MacKenzie

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



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.

March 22nd - 23rd, 2019
Europe

Trevor MacKenzie

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



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.

March 25th - 26th, 2019
Dubai

Trevor MacKenzie

Reading is Thinking Comprehension, Collaboration and Inquiry



Kids' thinking matters! When our students begin to understand that their thinking matters, learning changes. They develop a passion for literacy. The refrain of What time is recess? When's lunch? becomes an anthem of "Can we please go read now?"

March 29th - 30th, 2019
Hong Kong

Stephanie Harvey and Debbie Miller

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



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.

April 5th - 6th, 2019
Toronto

Kath Murdoch

Transforming Schools: Leading and Learning through Complex Systems



This institute identifies the structures necessary for challenging the isolating silos that exist in schools, departments and offices as they inhibit adult growth. Strong collaboration structures and skills become the process necessary for organizations, teams and meetings to be high functioning ones.

April 25th - 28th, 2019
Seoul

Dr. Fran Prolman