Workshops: 2012_2013

Below please find a list of the workshops, training courses, and leadership activities I have participated in for professional development for the school year 2012 – 2103.

May 3, 2013
Co-Presenter LTEN:

Technology Integration
Co-presented on how-to integrate technology into the classroom. I presented using Twitter as a tool to teach sentence fluency and how blogs can increase student engagement in writing.

PYP Training Workshops
September 2012
Istanbul International Community School
Istanbul, Turkey

Description: An in-school, two-day workshop, Category 2 – Assessment, facilitated by Karin Sveilis, which was designed to introduce teachers to the PYP assessment philosophy and strategies within the classroom. Additionally, the workshop helped develop a deeper understanding of assessment and teacher strategies within a PYP classroom.
Copy of Assessment Certificate (attendance)

November 2012
Description: A two-day workshop, facilitated by Sophia Jorstad and Mary Kay Polly, which focused on the philosophy of maths education within the PYP framework. Additionally, workshop helped develop a deeper understanding of maths curriculum and teacher strategies within a PYP classroom.
Copy of Maths Certificate (attendance)

Learning & Technology Exchange Network (L-TEN)
Istanbul International Community School
Istanbul, Turkey

Description: An on-going professional development platform where educators within Turkey and surrounding communities participate in one day workshops throughout the year to exchange ideas regarding technology in education, including problem solving and inspiration.

October 5, 2012
Presenter LTEN:

Digital Citizenship
Presented and lead a 45 minute discussion defining digital citizenship, keeping students safe online, grade level appropriateness, parental involvement, and how different school are handling this subject.

Advantages of Social Networks for Professionals
Presented and lead a 45 minute discussion on the benefits of staying connected focusing on the benefits of the professional development component of social media for educators.

 

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