Partial list of Approved Professional Learning Weekend for SY2017-2018

One of the services EARCOS provides to its member schools throughout the year is the sponsorship of two-day workshops and institutes for faculty and administration. The topics for these workshops are determined according to the needs of members. Workshops are hosted by EARCOS schools.

 

NOVEMBER

Nov 17-18
School: Bandung Independent School
Title: Learning Technologies

Credit:
Consultant: Jason Graham
Coordinator: Derek Markey
Email: derek.markey@bisedu.or.id
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration
>> Participants information

Nov 18-19
School: Western Academy of Beijing
Title: Service Learning Institute

Consultant: Cathryn Berger Kaye
Coordinator: Huiman Cheng
Email: huiman_cheng@wab.edu
>> Download Flyer

Nov 25-26
School: Chatsworth International School
Title: Compass Education Level 1: Compass Practitioner Thinking, Learning and Acting for a Flourishing and Sustainable World

Credit:
Consultant: Compass Education
Coordinator: Elaine Fong
Email: efong@chatsworth.com.sg

Nov 25-26
School: Shanghai Community International School
Title: Informing Planning, Learning and Inquiry through Assessment

Credit:
Consultant: Tania Lattanzio
Coordinator: Barclay Lelievre
Email: blelievre@scis-china.org
>> Visit website

DECEMBER

Dec 2-3
School: Western Academy of Beijing
Title: Nurturing Writers

Credit:
Consultant: Matt Glover
Coordinator: Katie Knight
Email: katie_knight@wab.edu
>> Download Flyer

Dec 8-9
School: Morrison Academy
Title: Writing Workshop in the Elementary Classroom

Credit:
Consultant: Matt Glover
Coordinator: Missy Basnett
Email: missy.basnett@mca.org.tw
>> Visit website

JANUARY 2018

Jan 20-21
School: Yangon International School
Title: The Writing Workshop: Creating a Community of Writers

Credit:
Consultant: Laurie Ransom
Coordinator: Dr. Brook MacNamara
Email: bmacnamara@yismyanmar.com
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration

Jan 27-28
School: International School Manila
Title: Healthy Minds

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: Tom Nehmy
Coordinator: Samuel Cook
Email: cooks@ismanila.org
>> Download Flyer
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January 20-21
School: Shanghai American School
Title: Understanding by Design (UbD)

Credit: Plymouth State University
Consultant: Jay McTighe- Sat Jan 20 | Janet Claassen, Andrew Miller and Fay Leong-Sunday Jan 21
Coordinator: Janet Claassen
Email: janet.claassen@saschina.org
>> Registration
>> Download Flyer

FEBRUARY 2018

Feb 3-4
School: Tokyo International School
Title: Approaches to Learning

Credit:
Consultant: Lance King
Coordinator: Stacey Isomura
Email: staceyis@tokyois.com
>> Download Flyer

Feb 16-17
School: Nagoya International School
Title: Developing Opportunities for Action within the Curriculum

Consultant: Peter Muir
Coordinator: Luci Willis
Email: lwillis@nis.ac.jp

 

MARCH 2018

Mar 2-3
School: Thai Chinese International School
Title: Strategic Planning: Survival Guide for School Leaders and Board members

Credit:
Consultant: Dr. Steven E. Ballowe; WAGOR (Taiwan) International Schools
Coordinator: Dr. John McGrath
Email: john.mcgrath@tcis.ac.th
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration
>> Visit Website

Mar 3-4
School: United World College of South East Asia
Title: Instructional Strategies that Engage and Assess

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: John Zola
Coordinator: Caroline Meek
Email: centre@uwcsea.edu.sg
>> visit website

Mar 10-11
School: Seisen International School
Title: An Inquiry Approach to Teaching and Learning in Mathematics: Research Based Strategies to Improve Student Learning

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: Ms. Mignon Weckert
Coordinator: Catherine Beswick
Email: cbeswick@seisen.com
>> Registration

APRIL 2018

April 6-7
School: Canggu Community School
Title: Visible Thinking in the Primary School

Credit:
Consultant: Aaron Downey and Claire Dusting
Coordinator: Warren Bowers
Email: wbowers@ccsbali.com
>> Download Flyer

April 7-8
School: Surabaya Intercultural School
Title: Connecting Mathematics to the World Around Us

Credit:
Consultant: Ron Lancaster
Coordinator: Matthew Gaetano
Email: mgaetano@sis.sch.id
Website: Click here
>> Download Flyer

April 21-22
School: Hong Kong International School
Title: Designing an Assessment System to Measure Three-Dimensional Science Learning (Elementary and Middle School Teachers)

Credit:
Consultant: Wendy Smith
Coordinator: Don Drake
Email: ddrake@hkis.edu.hk

April 21-22
School: Suzhou Singapore International School
Title: Supporting Students with the demands of Summative Assessment: Transferrable skills for Student Wellbeing

Credit:
Consultant: Richard Bruford
Coordinator: Renee Rehfeldt
Email: reneerehfeldt@ssis-suzhou.net
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration

 

 

Finished EARCOS Professional Learning Weekend

Aug 19-20
School: Korea International School
Title: Sustainable Service Learning Model

Credit:
Consultant: Joe Brooks
Coordinator: Ryan Persaud
Email: rpersaud@kis.or.kr
>> Download Flyer

Aug 26-27
School: Medan Independent School
Title: Seeking, Finding and Using Technology to Improve Student Learning

Credit:
Consultant: Michael Boll
Coordinator: Gerald Donovan
Email: gerald@mismedan.org

Aug 26-27
School: Surabaya Intercultural School
Title: Science Inquiry, STEM

Credit:
Consultant: John Stiles
Coordinator: Matthew Gaetano
Email: mgaetano@sis.sch.id
>> Visit website

SEPTEMBER

Sept 9-10
School: Bali Island School
Title: Teaching with ATL in Mind

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: Lance King
Coordinator: Gary Brown
Email: gbrown@baliis.net
>> Download Flyer

Sept 9-10
School: Northbridge International School, Cambodia
Title: Compass Level 1

Credit:
Consultant: Robert Steele
Coordinator: Kathryn M O Connell
Email: kathryn_oconnell@nisc.edu.kh
Website: Click here
>> Registration

Sept 16-17
School: Daegu International School
Title: Seven Strategies for Teaching Writing

Credit:
Consultant: Libby Jachles
Coordinator: Scott Jolly
Email: scjolly@dis.sc.kr
>> Download Flyer

Sept 16-17
School: Saint Maur International School
Title: Collaborative Skills and Practices to Enhance Student Learning Session 1

Credit:
Consultant: Margaret Maclean
Coordinator: Annette Levy
Email: alevy@stmaur.ac.jp
>> Download Flyer
(REGISTRATION CLOSED) email alevy@stmaur.ac.jp  to be added on the waiting list.

Sept 16-17
School: Shanghai American School
Title: Project Based Learning (PBL)- An Inquiry Approach to Learning

Credit: Plymouth State University
Consultant: Andrew Miller and Janet Claassen
Coordinator: Janet Claassen
Email: janet.claassen@saschina.org
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration

Sept 23-24
School: Hong Kong International
Title: Reimagining Science and Engineering with NGSS & Three Dimensional Learning (Elementary and Middle School Teachers)

Credit:
Consultant: Wendy Smith
Coordinator: Donald Drake
Email: ddrake@hkis.edu.hk
>> Visit website for registration (REGISTRATION CLOSED) email conference@hkis.edu.hk to be added on the waiting list.

Sept 23-24
School: International School Manila
Title: Leadership, Motivation, & Success in Sports (FOR COACHES AND PE TEACHERS)

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: Lynn Kachmarik
Coordinator: Sam Cook
Email: cooks@ismanila.org
>> Download Flyer

Sept 23-24
School: Mont'Kiara International School
Title: NGSS & STEM: Getting started @ a medium to small international school

Credit: SDSU
Consultant: Paul Anderson
Coordinator: Paul Henderson
Email: p.henderson@mkis.edu.my
>> Download Flyer

Sept 23-24
School: Nagoya International School
Title: Collaborative Skills and Practices to Enhance Student Learning Session 2

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: Margaret Maclean
Coordinator: Luci Willis
Email: lwillis@nis.ac.jp

Sept 23-24
School: The American School of Bangkok
Title: Mindfulness in the Classroom

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: Peggy Rowe & Larry Ward
Coordinator: Patrick Maher
Email: pmaher@asb.ac.th
>> Download Flyer

Sept 23-24
School: The International School Yangon
Title: Visible Learning Foundations and How Students Learn

Credit:
Consultant: Dr. Shaun Hawthorne
Coordinator: Laurie Ransom
Email: LRansom@isyedu.org
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration

Sept 23-24
School: United World College of South East Asia
Title: Supporting TCKs as a teacher

Credit: SUNY
Consultant: Sarah Whyte
Coordinator: Caroline Meek
Email: centre@uwcsea.edu.sg
>> visit website

Sept 30
School: Jakarta INtercultural School
Title: Inquiry Based Word Study

Consultant: Natashya Hays
Coordinator: Nicholas Kent
Email: nkent@jisedu.or.id
>> Download Flyer

OCTOBER

Oct 7-8
School: American School in Taichung
Title: Learning Focused Instruction and Assessment

Credit:
Consultant: Rami Madani
Coordinator: Annie Tung
Email: atung@ast.tc.edu.tw
>> visit website

Oct 7-8
School: Ruamrudee International School
Title: Foundations in Math: Developing Mathematical Thinking and Conceptual Understanding in Grades K-5

Credit: SDSU
Consultant: Sara Garrett
Coordinator: Madeleine Bystrom
Email: madeleineb@rism.ac.th
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration

Oct 14-15
School: Shanghai Americican School
Title: Developing a Health Curriculum in your School

Credit: Plymouth State University
Consultant: Amy Lauren Smith
Coordinator: Janet Claassen
Email: janet.claassen@saschina.org
>> Download Flyer
>> Registration

Oct 20-21
School: Hong Kong Academy
Title: Developing Effective Facilitation and Communication Skills

Credit:
Consultant: Kendall Zoller
Coordinator: Jennifer Swinehart
Email: jennifer.swinehart@hkacademy.edu.hk
>> Download Flyer

Oct 21-22
School: PTIS - Prem Tinsulanonda International School, Chiang Mai
Title: Embedding Service Learning

Credit:
Consultant: Cathryn Berger Kaye
Coordinator: Gina Ryan
Email: ssprincipal@ptis.ac.th

NOVEMBER

Nov 4-5
School: Cebu International School
Title: Active Assessment Through Action Research

Credit:
Consultant: Ian Sutherland
Coordinator: Ma Socorro Laplana
Email: mlaplana@cis.edu.ph
>> Download Flyer

Nov 4-5
School: Canadian Academy
Title: Mathematical tasks to promote mathematical thinking and engagement

Credit:
Consultant: Jim Noble
Coordinator: Stephen Taylor
Email: staylor@canacad.ac.jp
>> Visit website

Nov 11-12
School: UNIS Hanoi
Title: Listening to Learning in the Early Years

Credit:
Consultant: Fiona Zinn
Coordinator: Megan Brazil
Email: esprincipal@unishanoi.org
>> Visit website

Nov 11-12
School: International School Bangkok
Title: Understanding the Needs of Diverse Learners (and what we can do about it)

Credit:
Consultant: Dr. Keith Collins and a team of specialists
Coordinator: Dr. Elizabeth Rossini
Email: elizabethr@isb.ac.th
>> Download Flyer

Nov 11-12
School: Nansha College Preparatory Academy
Title: Using Data to Support Student Wellness and Academic Achievement

Credit:
Consultant: Patrick Love
Coordinator: Peggy Smith
Email: psmith@ncpachina.org
>> Download Flyer
>> NCPA Workshop Schedule

Nov 11-12
School: NIST International School
Title: Compass Education

Credit:
Consultant: Compass Education
Coordinator: Tanya Kumar
Email: tkumar@nist.ac.th