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


The Power of Playful Learning in Early Childhood Classrooms

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

Luxembourg | 6th - 7th March 2021

Upcoming Workshops

Jennifer Wathall

Concept-Based Mathematics

- 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

Teaching Social, Emotional, & Behavioural Skills

- Howie M. Knoff

Darwin | 10th - 11th August 2020

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.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Leading for Differentiation

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

Brisbane | 15th August 2020

Diversity is a hallmark of most contemporary schools. Students represent a variety of languages, cultural groups, economic backgrounds, levels of adult support, learning issues, degrees of academic advancement, and so on.

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 in the Early Years

- Fiona Zinn

Beijing | 10th - 11th October 2020

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.

Kath Murdoch

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Shanghai | 24th - 25th 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.

Anne Van Dam

Enhancing Learners Agency

- Anne Van Dam

Shanghai | 24th - 25th October 2020

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

Enhancing Learners Agency

- Anne Van Dam

Baar, Switzerland | 7th - 8th November 2020

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.

Kimberly L. Mitchell

Leading For Inquiry

- Kimberly L. Mitchell

Berlin | 17th - 18th November 2020

The role of the teacher in inquiry classrooms represents a fairly sharp departure from how classrooms have functioned over the last two centuries. Meeting the goals in today’s classrooms involves building students’ communication, collaboration, problem-solving, creativity, and critical thinking skills.

Steve Sostak Aaron Moniz

Empathy To Impact

- Steve Sostak & Aaron Moniz

Mumbai | 21st - 22nd November 2020

Developed by Inspire Citizens co-founders, Steve Sostak and Aaron Moniz, the Empathy to Impact teaching approach and project-cycle addresses the global need for applied learning for active global citizenship, service as action, compassionate empathy, and sustainable development.

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

- 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.

Trevor MacKenzie

Cultivating The Inquiry Mindset

- Trevor MacKenzie

Scotland, UK | 30th - 31st January 2021

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.

Steve Sostak Aaron Moniz

Empathy To Impact

- Steve Sostak & Aaron Moniz

Europe | 30th - 31st January 2021

Developed by Inspire Citizens co-founders, Steve Sostak and Aaron Moniz, the Empathy to Impact teaching approach and project-cycle addresses the global need for applied learning for active global citizenship, service as action, compassionate empathy, and sustainable development.

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

Enhancing Learners Agency

- Anne Van Dam

Mumbai | 20th - 21st February 2021

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

Kath Murdoch

Learner Agency Through Personal Inquiry

- Kath Murdoch

Hong Kong | 27th - 28th February 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.

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.