About Chapters International
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About Chapters International
About Chapters International

Upcoming In-Person & Online Workshops

Jim Knight

Life-Giving Leadership

- Jim Knight

New Dates to be Announced

This workshop led by Jim Knight is created for anyone who is in a position of leadership, whether in an administrative role, a teaching role, or a role that lies somewhere in between. Attendees of this workshop will benefit by learning how to effect change within their respective environments.

Jay McTighe

nternationally-renowned author and consultant, Jay McTighe, will share ideas from his most recent book, Assessing Learning in the Classroom – By Design (Teachers College Press, 2021). He will present five underlying assessment principles and examine a set of fundamental questions about the What?, Why? and How? of effective assessment.

Carl Anderson Matt Glover

How To Become An Extraordinary Writing Teacher

- Carl Anderson & Matt Glover

7th & 14th January 2023

During the webinar, Carl and Matt will discuss competencies that are shared by extraordinary writing teachers, and concrete actions teachers can take to work on them. Some of these competencies include: Being curriculum decision-makers who can “project,” or design units of study in response to their students’ needs as writers.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Creating Everybody Classrooms: When Inclusion Means Everyone

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

11th, 18th, 25th January & 1st February 2023

When we think of “inclusion,” that most often refers to general education classrooms that make provisions to include a few learners with special needs. In those instances, it’s easy for think of the classroom as composed largely of “regular” or “normal” students who are joined by learners who aren’t “regular” or “normal.”

Dr. Virginia Pauline Rojas

One of the most effective language-in-education programs is ‘immersion,’ a program or method of learning in a second language by being taught almost entirely in that language. Its opposite ‘submersion’ refers to a program or method where by language learners are left to ‘sink or swim.’

Anne Van Dam

An Online Workshop: The Role of the Teacher in Play

- Anne Van Dam

14th, 21st, 28th January & 4th February 2023

"Play is one of the most important ways in which young students gain essential knowledge and skills. For this reason, play opportunities and environments that promote play, exploration and hands-on learning are at the core of effective pre-primary programmes."

Anne Van Dam

Listening Intentionally - Documenting Learning in the Early Years

- Anne Van Dam

19th, 26th January & 2nd, 9th February 2023

This online workshop explores the variety of ways early childhood educators document young children’s learning. A growing body of research points at the importance of documenting, monitoring and interpreting learning as it supports our intention to plan in response to children evolving understanding and questions.

Steve Sostak In Person tag

This Heart, Head, Hands Inspire Citizens’ weekend workshop is a highly interactive deep-dive, co-facilitated and modeled by practicing educators, into how educators and leaders in schools can co-create learning experiences that: Integrate Futures Trends and Thinking for Education for flexible strategic visioning and global citizenship in a complex and uncertain world.

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Getting Personal with Inquiry Learning

- Kath Murdoch

28th & 29th January 2023, Dubai

There has been growing interest in 'personalized 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.

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In Person Workshop: Differentiation in Action (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

31st January & 1st February 2023, Singapore

工作坊: 差异化教学 (讲座使用语言:普通话)

Differentiation is not new. Research reveals that differentiation is not well-understood or consistently and thoughtfully applied. Many teachers recognise the need for differentiation; fewer teachers fell equipped with a clear understanding of how to do it well.

Bena Kallick Allison Gwyn Zmuda

The Habits Personalized Series

- Bena Kallick & Allison Gwyn Zmuda

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd February, 2nd, 9th, 16th March 2023

This Habits Personalized series is the next step in helping you transform your classroom and school culture. The goals of this program are to personalize learning through habits of mind, provide tools to create a psychologically safe environment and offer thought-provoking practices that challenge one’s assumptions.

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In-Person Workshop: World Language (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

2nd February 2023, Singapore

世界语课堂 (讲座使用语言:普通话)

This workshop is designed to facilitate schools and educators to meet the key challenges in current practice and to prepare a shift in world language classroom.

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In-Person Workshop: World Language (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

3rd February 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

世界语课堂 (讲座使用语言:普通话)

This workshop is designed to facilitate schools and educators to meet the key challenges in current practice and to prepare a shift in world language classroom.

Jessica Vance

Nurturing a Culture of Inquiry-Based Assessment

- Jessica Vance

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th February 2023

How do we assess our learners while maintaining student agency and a mindset centered around the heart of inquiry? How do we strengthen critical thinking while slowing down for more mindful moments for ourselves and for our students?

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In Person Workshop: Developing Skilled Writer (Background Language Learner) (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

4th & 5th February 2023, Bangkok, Thailand

提高学生写作技能的实用策略(背景语言学习者)(讲座使用语言:普通话)

The Background Language Learner are the learners who have exposure to target language and culture, and who may engage in some active but predominantly receptive use of target language at home.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Online Workshop: Designing and Leading Learner-Centered Classrooms

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

7th, 14th, 21st, 28th February 2023

An increasing number of teachers and schools are moving away from test-driven and teacher-centered approaches to instruction, seeking instead to create classrooms in which decisions are made based on learner strengths, interests, and needs rather than on strict “coverage” mandates and pacing guides and in which the aim is to maximize the academic/intellectual, affective, and social development of each learner.

Dan Fouts Dr. Steven G. Fouts

Unlocking the Power of Inquiry Through Classroom Conversations

- Dan Fouts & Dr. Steven G. Fouts

8th & 15th February 2023

In this online workshop, teachers and instructional leaders will learn a universally designed protocol for classroom conversations that is useful to build essential questions and foster more reflective classrooms.

Dr. Virginia Pauline Rojas

Translanguaging: An Ecological and Asset-Based Approach for Schooling Multilingual Learners

- Dr. Virginia Pauline Rojas

9th, 16th, 23rd February & 9th March 2023

Deficit-thinking paradigms of the past perceived English learners’ lack of English proficiency as a problem in need of fixing with one of the resultant treatments being the enforcement of English - only policies and practices.

Anne Van Dam

Listening Intentionally - Documenting Learning in the Early Years

- Anne Van Dam

11th, 18th, 24th February & 4th March 2023

This online workshop explores the variety of ways early childhood educators document young children’s learning. A growing body of research points at the importance of documenting, monitoring and interpreting learning as it supports our intention to plan in response to children evolving understanding and questions.

Carl Anderson

Every writing teacher has this question: How do I teach my students to write well? The answer? Teach with mentor texts. To help students learn how to craft their writing in effective & beautiful ways, students need to see & study mentor texts in mini-lessons, small group lessons, & individual writing conferences in the writing workshop./p>

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The Asian Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute

- Jim Knight

13th - 17th February 2023, Bangkok

The Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute is a focused and intensive professional development opportunity based on 20+ years of research. It provides a big-picture view of instructional coaching and includes an exhaustive learning opportunity covering five coaching areas presented in Jim Knight’s bestselling books and research.

Dan Feigelson

Online Workshop: Radical Listening: Reading and Writing Conferences

- Dan Feigelson

15th, 22nd February & 1st, 8th March 2023

There are many avenues for a teacher to convey information to a student; an individual reading or writing conference is one place the student may convey information to a teacher. Gholdy Muhammad, in Cultivating Genius (Scholastic, 2020), recounts how in the 19th century, African Americans formed literary societies of their own in response to anti-literacy laws and policies.

Anne Van Dam

This online workshop explores how early childhood educators can support the development of early literacy and numeracy skills through play and adult initiated focused learning engagements. By acknowledging young learners as active meaning makers, we recognize they bring experiences, understandings and curiosities to our schools that draw on many different symbolic modalities.

Susan Harris Mackay Matt Karlsen

Online Workshop Using The Arts to Ignite a Community of Young Writers

- Susan Harris Mackay & Matt Karlsen

22nd February, 1st, 8th, 15th March 2023

We know that children walk into school doors full of story. At the same time, we’ve all witnessed - and experienced - the apparent disconnect that can happen when children are handed a piece of paper and a pencil or a keyboard and asked to write that story.

Susan Harris Mackay Matt Karlsen

Online Workshop Using The Arts to Ignite a Community of Young Writers

- Susan Harris Mackay & Matt Karlsen

25th February, 4th, 11th, 18th March 2023

We know that children walk into school doors full of story. At the same time, we’ve all witnessed - and experienced - the apparent disconnect that can happen when children are handed a piece of paper and a pencil or a keyboard and asked to write that story.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

This four-session workshop is designed to guide teachers in understanding and planning for effective differentiated instruction in their classrooms. Each session will balance the need to understand the "whys" of differentiation with the need to act on the "hows" and "whats" of differentiation.

Anne Van Dam

This workshop explores the role of learning spaces and materials in young children’s learning. The learning environment is viewed as the values and ideas that shape the interactions and learning within a school. Spaces are part of the learning environment and reflect the community’s ideas and values about learning.

Kath Murdoch

In the true spirit of inquiry Kath has been working hard to develop an online workshop that will ensure teachers continue to have access to practical, professional learning that deepens understanding for classroom and online inquiry.

Anne Van Dam

Listening Intentionally Part 2 Documentation as a Research Process

- Anne Van Dam

15th, 22nd, 29th April & 6th May 2023

Listening 'is a quality of mind' (Rinaldi 2006 p. 65-66). This workshop delves deeper into the ideas around documentation as a disposition and an interpersonal subjective research process that shapes the identity of both children and teachers.