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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.

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?

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.

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In this workshop participants will explore how to design a whole school approach Global Citizenship Education. Participants will engage collaboratively around mission and vision protocols, establishing of common definitions and tools/approaches.

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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.

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.

Jay McTighe

Classroom and school-level assessment practices can be used in ways that can enhance student learning and performance, not just evaluate it. Join international education expert, Jay McTighe, for a workshop series as he explores important assessment-related questions: Are we assessing everything we value in learning, or mostly those outcomes that are easiest to test and grade?

Fanny Passeport

The Silent Way (SW) is a pedagogical approach to teaching foreign languages invented by Caleb Gattegno in the late 1950s. The language teacher using this approach strives to “subordinate teaching to learning” by reducing the teacher's talking time and increasing students’ voice because the teacher is silent (but not mute!) most of the time and therefore gives more space for the students to express themselves.

Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

Online Workshop: Differentiation in Action (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

4th & 11th March 2023
线上工作坊: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.

Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

Online Workshop: Inquiry in Action: Early Year (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March 2023
线上工作坊:开展探究性学习的实用策略 (幼儿园及低小) (使用语言:普通话)

How do we implement inquiry-based learning in the early years? This four days, 16 hours workshop aims to offer you strategies which support your teaching in an inquiry-based way in early years.

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.

Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

Online Workshop: Inquiry in Action (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

18th, 25th March & 15th April 2023
线上工作坊:开展探究性学习的实用策略 (使用语言:普通话)

How do we implement inquiry? This three days, 10 hours practical workshop aims to offer you practical strategies which support your teaching in an inquiry-based way.

Kathy Collins

As you look across your curricular calendars, you may find that you have time and space to implement some quick units of study filled with high interest content that resonates with your students’ interests, builds upon their strengths, and responds to their needs.

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.

Heidi Hayes Jacobs

How to Implement Curriculum Mapping for Modern Learning in Your School Setting

- Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs

20th, 27th March & 3rd April 2023

How can we create a living breathing curriculum responsive to the learners in our care? How can support a culture of collaboration between teachers to develop a pathway of engaging learning experiences both vertically and across the school year? Mapping is curricular collaboration.

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.

Heidi Hayes Jacobs

How can you ensure that your students’ work is real and relevant for them? What does an authentic assessment look like? How can you move your students' assessment from drill, practice and rehearsals to genuine real-world demonstrations of learning? Join us on this one-day upgrading project workshop!

Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

Online Workshop: Literacy Text and Inquiry: Additional Language (In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

16th April 2023
线上工作坊:文本与探究:世界语 (讲座使用语言:普通话)

The integration of literacy text into student inquiry is an indicator of a good practice in an inquiry-based additional language classroom. For example, a story book as part of a unit of inquiry with a particular social studies emphasis to support students conceptual understanding of the unit of inquiry.

Cathryn Berger Kaye Maureen Connolly

Culturally Responsive Approaches To Positive Classroom Climate And Planning

- Cathryn Berger Kaye & Maureen Connolly

19th & 26th April 2023

Who are we teaching, and how are we honoring students’ unique experiences? What strategies promote positive classroom culture in-person and online? How can we regularly support academic development for our students while staying connected with their social-emotional needs?

Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

Online Workshop:Developing Skilled Writer(Background Learner)(In Mandarin)

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

22nd, 23rd, 29th April 2023
线上工作坊:提高学生写作技能的实用策略 (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.

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The Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute

- Jim Knight

26th - 30th April 2023, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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.

Daniel Roeder Donna Guerin

With rapidly growing complexities and prevalence of trauma in the lives of youth, it is important to understand how to connect with them on a meaningful level that is non-threatening and supportive.

Kathleen Naglee Tricia Friedman

Is your team looking for a fresh collection of resources to help you reset your approach to collaboration this year? Rethinking protocols and problematize outdated power dynamics. Grounding the learning with self: how to curate and share our past experiences with teams.

Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

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

- Dr. Lucy Hoi Yin Wong

13th & 14th May 2023
线上工作坊:21 世纪的世界语课堂 (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 21st century.

Susan Harris Mackay Matt Karlsen

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.

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The Asian Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute

- Jim Knight

15th - 17th November 2023, South Korea

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.