Do you feel equipped with instructional tools ready at your fingertips to pivot and adapt to our constantly changing environments? Let’s face it; the pandemic has forced us to revisit and adjust the way we learn and teach. Gone are the years when we had to convince ourselves and our colleagues of the importance of hands-on learning in the classroom and how to be responsive to the demanding needs of our learners. In a series of three 2-3 hour workshops, Misty, author of Pop Up Studio, will share three flexible frameworks to engage your inquirers in thinking creatively, critically, and conceptually, on-the-spot, using your surrounding materials. Being a pedagogical artist has never been more important or more fun!

How might we (re)prioritize learning outcomes on-the-spot as we adapt to a constantly changing teaching context, all while maintaining pedagogical commitments to concepts, inquiry, and play-based approaches? Misty’s Concept-Material-Experience (CME) design framework offers a simple, flexible planning tool that is easy to remember yet robust enough to uphold critical elements of responsive teaching. This three-hour design workshop engages you in the CME framework so you can make the complex dance of inquiring with learners elegantly simple.
Misty is a teacher, parent, and certified, independent concept-based teaching consultant with over 20 years of experience across preschool, elementary, and university classrooms. She holds a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction specializing in cross-faculty inquiry, and is pursuing a PhD in Art Education with a focus on artistry. Misty is well versed in the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme and has facilitated pedagogical transformations in partnership with hundreds of educators, learners, and families across North America and beyond. Misty has embodied virtually every school stakeholder position you can think of: administrator, parent, IB PYP coordinator, parent council co-chair, consultant, and of course, student. These positions have made Misty more empathetic to the many ways school curricula can improve—and the many blocks to achieving that.

As the founder of Pop-Up Studio and author of the best-selling Pop-Up Studio book, Misty champions a creative model of education. She empowers educators of all kinds to integrate concepts, inquiry, and play into multimodal studio spaces at a kitchen table, around a microscope, under a tree, across a classroom desk—anywhere, really! Misty is a trusted leader in responsive teaching practices and a lifelong learner herself. Follow Misty on Twitter @PatersonMisty and Instagram @popupstudioed

29th October 2022

This session is for 3 hours
London 6:00 am | Zurich 7:00 am | Dubai 9:00 am | India 10:30 am | Hong Kong 1:00 pm | Melbourne 4:00 pm

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USD 200
INCLUDES: Certificate of participation for 4 Professional Development hours