Design Thinking
Jan
20
to Feb 17

Design Thinking

Do you want to go beyond PBL? Then it is time to learn about Design Thinking, a critical thinking and problem solving strategy that you can use both in your classroom and with your students and colleagues. This workshop can show you practical ways to use this theory in your existing curriculum and school environment.


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How Am I Doing? A Self Assessment of Teaching Skills
Feb
4
to Mar 4

How Am I Doing? A Self Assessment of Teaching Skills

Ed Koch, a former Mayor of New York, walked around questioning his success as mayor. He would stop people and ask them "how am I doing?" In total contrast to that, most educators cringe when they are about to be evaluated and it is usually because we do not know the parameters of the game.  In this workshop we will examine what good teaching looks like and measure ourselves against proven standards of excellence.

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Gamification
Feb
18
to Mar 18

Gamification

Gamification is a term being used to describe the use of game playing, scoring and competition in the classroom for the purpose of enhancing engagement while learning skills and problem solving strategies. This extremely enriching teaching model can be used throughout all grade levels has been proven to be useful in every grade level and in many business practices. It is also being used in medical schools to and with practicing doctors and nurses.

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Second Language Acquisition Made Easy
Mar
4
to Apr 22

Second Language Acquisition Made Easy

Second Language learners are a presence in every classroom around the world. Many educators do not really know how to transition these students into the culture and learning of their new environment. In this workshop teachers will be given strategies to make this process easier and more effective.

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Leading In the 21st Century
Mar
18
to Apr 18

Leading In the 21st Century

Why is leadership different in the 21st Century?   What common elements do leaders across the world share? We will look at leadership from a variety of perspectives outside of the world of education and bring it those strategies into the educational setting.

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Peer Coaching
Mar
25
to May 6

Peer Coaching

Teachers working daily in the classroom can sometimes feel isolated and are can be working in a ‘bubble’. This course looks at strategies to support not only themselves, but their colleagues in a inclusive, practical ways to encourage their personal and professional growth as a teaching practitioner.


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Maker Spaces
Oct
1
to Oct 29

Maker Spaces

Are you interested in going even further with your students’ creativity? This workshop on Maker Spaces, an environment for creativity, will guide you through the phases of developing and managing one in your school. This workshop will guide teachers and administrators through the process of designing and maintaining these exciting spaces.

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 PBL Workshop
Sep
10
to Oct 9

PBL Workshop

Do you want to learn how to design and deliver a Problem or Project Based Learning (PBL) Unit? This workshop will guide you through the process of designing the entire unit, using your standards and curriculum, through the implementation of your PBL with your students.

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Second Language Acquisition Made Easy
Sep
3
to Oct 28

Second Language Acquisition Made Easy

Second Language learners are a presence in every classroom around the world. Many educators do not really know how to transition these students into the culture and learning of their new environment. In this workshop teachers will be given strategies to make this process easier and more effective.

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