About Chapters International
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About Chapters International
About Chapters International

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Upcoming Workshops

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.

Kath Murdoch

Personal Inquiry in the K-6 Classroom

- Kath Murdoch

3rd, 10th, 17th & 31st May 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.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiating Instruction: An Online Hands-On Workshop

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th May 2021

The goal of the four-session workshop is to guide teachers in planning differentiated instruction in their classes for a unit in progress or a unit that will be coming up shortly.

Jay McTighe

Jay will present ideas from his latest book, Designing Authentic Performance Tasks and Projects (ASCD, 2020). This session will explore a variety of practical and proven tools for the development of performance tasks to engage students in meaningful learning and for assessing important learning outcomes (e.g., 21st century skills) that often fall “through the cracks” of conventional testing.

Jay McTighe

Established Standards provide a clear set of worthy educational outcomes. However, the Standards are not curriculum. Educators must use the standards as a basis for designing high-quality curricula and assessments to support impactful teaching for effective learning.

Dylan Wiliam

Formative Assessment Online Course - Five 90 Minute Online Sessions

- Dylan Wiliam

8th, 15th, 22nd May & 5th, 12th June 2021

Embedding Formative Assessment - There is now a large and growing evidence base that helping teachers develop their use of minute-to-minute and day-by-day assessment is one of, if not the most powerful ways to improve student learning.

Anne Van Dam

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.

Jay McTighe

What is deeper learning and why is it important? How does deep learning occur? How should curriculum be framed to promote deeper learning? How should deeper learning be assessed? What kinds of instruction are needed to help students learn deeply?

Kath Murdoch

Personal Inquiry in the K-6 Classroom

- Kath Murdoch

24th & 25th July 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.

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.

Anne Van Dam

A Peek into the Classroom: Intentionality in the Planning Process

- Anne Van Dam

4th, 11th, 18th, 25th September 2021

Throughout this online workshop, participants will have an opportunity to experience the planning process of Anne van Dam and her colleagues at an inquiry based school in The Netherlands.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiating Instruction: An Online Hands-On Workshop

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

7th, 14th, 21st, 28th September 2021

The goal of the four-session workshop is to guide teachers in planning differentiated instruction in their classes for a unit in progress or a unit that will be coming up shortly.

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Brisbane | 10th - 11th September 2021

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.

Carl Anderson

Individualize Writing Instruction by Conferring with Student Writers K-8

- Carl Anderson

11th, 18th, 25th September & 2nd October 2021

As a writing teacher, you know that your students are at different levels and have different needs. How can you provide just the right instruction that will help all of your students move forward as writers?

Ron Ritchhart Mark Church

The Power of Making Thinking Visible Online Workshop

- Ron Ritchhart & Mark Church

2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd October 2021

Over the last decade there has been in explosion of interest in how teachers can best build a culture of thinking in their classrooms, nurture students as powerful thinkers and learners, and make thinking visible.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Formative Assessment in a Differentiated Classroom: An Online Workshop

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

5th, 12th, 19th, 26th October 2021

While there is a great deal of conversation in schools about formative assessment, it is relatively rare to see it implemented in classrooms as it ought to be if the goal is to improve teaching and learning.

Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Ron Ritchhart

6th, 13th, 20th, 27th October 2021

Increasingly, we are recognizing the importance of the culture of the classroom as foundational for learning. And yet, we often don’t give teachers many tools for or understanding of how to create group culture that can foster deep learning and build understanding.

Dan Feigelson

While teachers must of course cover end-year expectations in reading for their particular grade, it is also important to teach students to come up with ideas about what they read independently - and how to back up these ideas with evidence.

Anne Van Dam

Throughout this online workshop, participants will construct understandings around children's identities and rights and how these beliefs influence the educational context they create for their students.

Susan Harris Mackay Matt Karlsen

Story Workshop: Engaging Play and The Arts for Meaning-Making

- Susan Harris Mackay & Matt Karlsen

19th, 26th October & 2nd, 9th November 2021

This series, designed for educators working with children ages 3-8, explores the theory and practice of Story Workshop - a playful approach to literacy that prioritizes opportunities for making meaning, sharing stories, play, and the arts.

Susan Harris Mackay Matt Karlsen

Power of Playful Inquiry

- Susan Harris Mackay & Matt Karlsen

23rd, 30th October & 6th, 13th November 2021

This series, designed for educators working with children age 3-11 in a range of contexts, explores theory and practice in a way that invites teachers to imagine and investigate implications to their practice.

Anne Van Dam

Listening Intentionally - Documenting Learning in the Early Years

- Anne Van Dam

30th October, 6th, 13th, 20th November 2021

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.

Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking

- Ron Ritchhart

30th October, 6th, 12th, 20th November 2021

Increasingly, we are recognizing the importance of the culture of the classroom as foundational for learning. And yet, we often don’t give teachers many tools for or understanding of how to create group culture that can foster deep learning and build understanding.

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Differentiating Instruction: An Online Hands-On Workshop

- Carol Ann Tomlinson

1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd November 2021

The goal of the four-session workshop is to guide teachers in planning differentiated instruction in their classes for a unit in progress or a unit that will be coming up shortly.

Ron Ritchhart Mark Church

The Power of Making Thinking Visible Online Workshop

- Ron Ritchhart & Mark Church

3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th November 2021

Over the last decade there has been in explosion of interest in how teachers can best build a culture of thinking in their classrooms, nurture students as powerful thinkers and learners, and make thinking visible.