Upcoming Workshops

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

January 12th - 13th, 2019
Beijing

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary / elementary classroom.

January 19th - 20th, 2019
Shanghai

Kath Murdoch

Effective Feedback Practices



This workshop is designed to deepen participants’ understanding of how high-impact formative assessment practices can be woven into daily teaching activities.

January 19th – 20th, 2019
London

Jan Chappuis

Infuse Reading Workshop with the Spirit of Inquiry: Reading Instruction that is tailored to everyone!



For a great many teachers, an underlying tension can arise when we strive to be well-planned, yet we also want to infuse our reading workshop with an inquiry-mindset.

January 19th – 20th, 2019
Seoul

Kathy Collins

Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction



Karin Tellis expands our understanding of the conceptual level of knowledge, thinking, and understanding. In this highly interactive session, Karin will challenge your mind as she contrasts a three-dimensional concept-based curriculum and instruction model with the worn out two-dimensional coverage model.

January 25th - 26th, 2019
Shanghai

Karin Tellis

The Thinking Classroom for Literacy and other Process-Driven Disciplines: A Concept-Based Approach



Designing a high-quality curriculum is one of the most important steps in promoting student thinking, differentiating instruction and ensuring that learning continuously improves.

February 1st - 2nd, 2019
Adliswil, Switzerland

Lois A. Lanning

Having Hard Conversations



As teachers and colleagues, we often come up against situations where difficult topics must be addressed - with parents, colleagues, or students.

February 2nd - 3rd, 2019
Adliswil, Switzerland

Jennifer Abrams

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding



Traditional curriculum focuses on rules and procedures with little attention paid to the conceptual relationships of mathematics and mathematics is a language of conceptual relationships.

February 5th - 6th, 2019
Dubai

Jennifer Wathall

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

February 8th - 9th, 2019
Jordan

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute



Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group.

February 20th - 24th, 2019
Dubai

Jim Knight

Documentation in the Early Years: An Active Process of Seeking Deeper Understanding



Documentation is a powerful strategy in early childhood education, a complex and significant process that invites us to reflect on and interpret the meaning and significance of children's learning.

February 23rd - 24th, 2019
Baar, Switzerland

Fiona Zinn

The Writing Workshop



Principles that guide our work: All children can write and want to write. Acknowledge first what the child CAN do

March 2nd - 3rd, 2019
Berlin

Ralph Fletcher & Martha Horn

Assessment for Learning



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.

March 9th – 10th, 2019
London

Dylan Wiliam

Infuse Reading Workshop with the Spirit of Inquiry: Reading Instruction that is tailored to everyone!



For a great many teachers, an underlying tension can arise when we strive to be well-planned, yet we also want to infuse our reading workshop with an inquiry-mindset.

March 9th – 10th, 2019
Mumbai

Kathy Collins

Chapters International Celebrates their 10th Year by getting Yong Zhao for a One-Day workshop on What Works May Hurt: Side Effects in Education



Medical products are required to disclose both their intended outcomes and known side effects. Educational policy and practice, however, carries no such labels.

March 16th, 2019
Hong Kong

Yong Zhao

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

March 18th – 19th, 2019
Hong Kong

Trevor MacKenzie

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

March 22nd - 23rd, 2019
Munich

Trevor MacKenzie

Enhancing Learners Agency 'the what, why and how of supporting learner agency in schools'



The concept of learner agency recognises students as agents of their own and others' learning. Schools that establish a learning environment that enhances students' sense of agency understand that shared perceptions and beliefs need to go beyond structures and procedures.

March 23rd – 24th, 2019
Dusseldorf

Anne Van Dam

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Trevor MacKenzie deepens our understanding of inquiry-based learning at the middle and high school years. In this highly engaging session, Mr. MacKenzie will challenge your mind to rethink the role of the teacher and the learner in the inquiry classroom.

March 25th - 26th, 2019
Dubai

Trevor MacKenzie

What’s the Best That Could Happen?
New Insights and Possibilities for Readers Workshop



In this two-day, interactive workshop, participants have opportunities to clarify and enhance their understanding of readers’ workshop.

March 30th – 31st, 2019
Hong Kong

Debbie Miller

Developing a shared pedagogy in the early years:
Bridging the divide between what we believe and what we do.



What do we believe about young children and their learning? How do we draw on beliefs and practices to develop shared understandings?

March 30th – 31st, 2019
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Fiona Zinn

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

April 5th - 6th, 2019
Toronto

Kath Murdoch

Concept-Based Mathematics: Teaching for Deep Understanding



Jennifer Chang-Wathall is an independent educational consultant, author and honorary faculty adviser for the University of Hong Kong.

April 13th - 14th, 2019
The Hague

Jennifer Wathall

Differentiated Instruction



Carol Ann Tomlinson is William Clay Parrish, Jr. Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership, Foundations, and Policy at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education where she is also Co-Director of the University's Institutes on Academic Diversity.

April 13th - 14th, 2019
The Hague

Carol Ann Tomlinson

The Emerging Role - EAL Specialist as CLIL Coach Implementing Content and Language Integrated Learning



Virginia Rojas, Ed.D. conducts professional training on effective programs and strategies for English learners from pre-school through grade 12 for ESL and classroom teachers alike.

April 29th - 30th, 2019
Seoul

Dr. Virginia Pauline Rojas

Creating a Culture of Thinking Creating Places Where Thinking is Valued Visible and Actively Promoted



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.

May 30th - 31st, 2019
Brisbane

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

The Question Formulation Technique: Student Questioning as a Direct Path to Engagement and Deeper Learning



Join us for an exciting two-day workshop June 3 - 4 in Melbourne and experience The Question Formulation Technique (QFT).

June 3rd - 4th, 2019
Melbourne

Dan Rothstein and Sarah Westbrook

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Mr. Trevor MacKenzie is a practicing high school English teacher, inquiry learning coach and consultant who works with schools and organizations in their adoption of inquiry.

August 12th – 13th, 2019
Adelaide

Trevor MacKenzie

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry for Middle and High School



Mr. Trevor MacKenzie is a practicing high school English teacher, inquiry learning coach and consultant who works with schools and organizations in their adoption of inquiry.

August 15th – 16th, 2019
Melbourne

Trevor MacKenzie

Differentiated Instruction



Differentiated Instruction is an approach planning instruction that takes into account both content requirements and the needs of varied learners in a classroom.

August 19th – 20th, 2019
Brisbane

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Leading for Differentiation: Growing the Teachers Who Grow the Kids



Diversity is a hallmark of most contemporary schools. Students represent a variety of languages, cultural groups, economic backgrounds, levels of adult support, learning issues, degrees of academic advancement, and so on.

August 21st, 2019
Brisbane

Carol Ann Tomlinson

Teaching and Learning Through Inquiry



In this practical workshop, participants have the opportunity to clarify their understanding of what it really means to use an inquiry based approach to teaching and learning in the primary/elementary classroom.

August 31st - September 1st, 2019
Seoul

Kath Murdoch

What every Teacher needs to know about Learning, Memory, Questioning and Feedback



For many years, most teacher education programmes included substantial coverage of theories on the psychology of education.

September 12th – 13th, 2019
Hong Kong

Dylan Wiliam

Assessment for Learning



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.

September 17th - 18th, 2019
Dubai

Dylan Wiliam

Creating a Culture of Thinking Creating Places Where Thinking is Valued Visible and Actively Promoted



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.

October 5th - 6th, 2019
Seoul

Dr. Ron Ritchhart

Creating a Culture of Thinking Creating Places Where Thinking is Valued Visible and Actively Promoted



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.

November 16th - 17th, 2019
Mumbai

Dr. Ron Ritchhart