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Upcoming Workshops

Susan Harris Mackay Matt Karlsen

Story Workshop: Engaging Play and The Arts for Meaning-Making

- Susan Harris Mackay & Matt Karlsen

19th, 26th October & 2nd, 9th November 2021

This series, designed for educators working with children ages 3-8, explores the theory and practice of Story Workshop - a playful approach to literacy that prioritizes opportunities for making meaning, sharing stories, play, and the arts.

Dylan Wiliam

Formative Assessment Online Course - Five 90 Minute Online Sessions

- Dylan Wiliam

20th, 27th October, 3rd, 10th, 17th November 2021

Embedding Formative Assessment - 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.

Zaretta Hammond

Creating an Anti-Racist Learning Environment

- Zaretta Hammond

23rd, 30th October & 6th, 13th November 2021

The science of learning says that the brain needs to feel socially and emotionally safe in order to learn. Yet, many students of color report that they have been subjected to racial bullying and other subtle microaggressions in the classroom.

Sarah Westbrook

Asking questions is an essential - yet often overlooked - lifelong learning skill. It’s a skill that allows people to learn through their own curiosity, think critically about what they see in the news and on social media, and become more confident and prepared for civic life.

Jay McTighe

Established Standards provide a clear set of worthy educational outcomes. However, the Standards are not curriculum. Educators must use the standards as a basis for designing high-quality curricula and assessments to support impactful teaching for effective learning.

Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

A Thinking Classroom for 21st Century: World Language (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

30th October & 6th November 2021

21 世纪的世界语课堂 (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 to a thinking classroom in world language for the 21st century.

Anne Van Dam

Listening Intentionally - Documenting Learning in the Early Years

- Anne Van Dam

30th October, 6th, 13th, 20th November 2021

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.

Kathy Collins

Please join Kathy Collins for this series of study sessions in which participants will learn and develop new ways to welcome our youngest children into what Frank Smith calls “the Literacy Club.”

Jim Knight

The Impact Cycle: An Online Workshop

- Jim Knight

30th October, 6th, 13th, 20th November 2021

Based on The Impact Cycle (2017) by Jim Knight, this workshop describes the coaching cycle process for instructional coaches. All teachers, schools, and classrooms face their own unique challenges.

r. Virginia Pauline Rojas

Principles & Practices for Teaching Multilingual Learners in International Schools

- Dr. Virginia Pauline Rojas

30th October & 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November 2021

As the demography of international schools continues to change with the result that every classroom has more multilingual learners of varying language proficiencies than ever before, it is necessary to rethink principles and practices of the past so that all school leaders and teachers develop responsive mindsets and actions.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiating Instruction: An Online Hands-On Workshop

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd November 2021

The goal of the four-session workshop is to guide teachers in planning differentiated instruction in their classes for a unit in progress or a unit that will be coming up shortly.

Kathy Collins

While many teachers may like and long for the security of pre-planned units of study to help guide teaching, there are also many other teachers who resist instruction that feels scripted, mandated, and meant for classrooms elsewhere.

Jessica Martin

Children bring their intuitive knowledge of mathematics to school. How might we create more opportunities to listen deeply, notice, and name what children CAN do before making instructional decisions that build on what they know?

Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs

How to Streamline Curriculum Units and Lessons to Engage Your Learners

- Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd November 2021

Does your curriculum feel packed and overwhelming? Do lesson plans seem to be a burden and difficult to communicate with students? You are not alone.

Jay McTighe

Join education expert, Jay McTighe, as he explores ideas from his bestselling and award winning book, Teaching for Deeper Learning (ASCD, 2020). Jay will present a set of practical and proven instructional strategies and associated tools to help students make meaning, build deep understanding, and transfer their learning from school into the wider world.

Ron Ritchhart Mark Church

The Power of Making Thinking Visible Online Workshop

- Ron Ritchhart & Mark Church

3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th November 2021

Over the last decade there has been in explosion of interest in how teachers can best build a culture of thinking in their classrooms, nurture students as powerful thinkers and learners, and make thinking visible.

Dr Russell Quaglia Dr Lisa Lande

The Dynamics of Student Voice and Aspirations Online Professional Development for Educators

- Dr Russell Quaglia & Dr Lisa Lande

6th, 13th, 20th, 27th January 2022

The Quaglia Institute for School Voice and Aspirations is offering educators an introductory online workshop on The Dynamics of Student Voice and Aspirations.

Carl Anderson

Every writing teacher has this question: How do I teach my students to write well? The answer? Teach with mentor texts.

Dr. Steven G. Fouts Dan Fouts

3-Steps to A Deeper Classroom. Unlocking The Power Of Inquiry Through Conversations

- Dr. Steven G. Fouts & Dan Fouts

8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th January 2022

In this online workshop, teachers and instructional leaders will learn a universally designed, three-step protocol for classroom conversations that is useful in building essential questions and fostering more reflective classrooms.

Carol Ann Tomlinson Lisa Westman

A Chapters International Institute on Effective Differentiation in Academically Diverse Classrooms

- Carol Ann Tomlinson & Lisa Westman

12th, 19th, 26th January & 2nd, 9th, 16th February 2022

In classrooms around the world, teachers are keenly aware of their students’ differences in language, culture, entry points into a curriculum, interests, exceptionalities, adult supports, and dreams.

Julie Stern

Conceptual Learning in Social Studies

- Julie Stern

15th, 22nd, 29th January 2022

How do social studies teachers maximize instruction to ensure students are prepared for informed civic life? This workshop is for teachers who know that the discipline of social studies is more than simply memorizing dates and facts-it encapsulates the skillful ability to conduct investigations, analyze sources, place events in historical context, and synthesize divergent points of view.

Dan Feigelson

Even the most successful writing workshops can be inconsistent in their teaching of punctuation. When we approach the teaching of mechanics as a craft tool rather than as a set of rules, students become thoughtful punctuation decision makers who consider mood, pacing and rhythm in their writing - and learn conventions in such a way that they retain and apply them consistently.

Kath Murdoch

Personal Inquiry in the K-6 Classroom

- Kath Murdoch

3rd, 17th February & 3rd, 17th March 2022

For teachers who want to take inquiry further and who believe in the power of personal passions! 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.

Julie Stern

Learning That Transfers, Designing Curriculum for a Changing World

- Julie Stern

12th, 19th, 26th February & 5th March 2022

How do you prepare your students for a future that you can’t see? And how do you do it without exhausting yourself? Teachers need a framework that allows them to keep pace with our rapidly changing world without having to overhaul everything they do.

Dan Feigelson

Making Independent Reading a Meaningful Part of Our Comprehension Instruction

- Dan Feigelson

12th, 19th, 26th February & 5th March 2022

Research shows when children have choice in what they read and how they respond to text, engagement increases and comprehension deepens. While many classrooms have an independent reading component, it is too often secondary to the overall curriculum.

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.

Dr Russell Quaglia Dr Lisa Lande

The Dynamics of Student Voice and Aspirations Online Professional Development for Educators

- Dr Russell Quaglia & Dr Lisa Lande

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March 2022

The Quaglia Institute for School Voice and Aspirations is offering educators an introductory online workshop on The Dynamics of Student Voice and Aspirations.

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.