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Saturday, November 18
 

9:30am

Learning Support/Special Education and SENIA Jobalike
Limited Capacity seats available

SENIA Korea (Special Education Network in Asia, Korea) was officially charted last spring, and the Board invites everyone interested to come to the first open membership meeting. We will introduce the new mission, board members, social media presence, and have information about the upcoming SENIA conference (coinciding with EARCOS this spring). This session will also serve as a job-alike opportunity to network, share resources, and discuss concerns on all aspects of inclusion education.

Frankie Hinds has been a Special Education teacher for 11 years in Texas. This is his first time to teach overseas and he would like to reach out to any other Special Education teachers that would like to talk about the difficulties that they face. He would also like to start a network of Special Education teachers so that they can share their strategies and what is working for all of them. He is excited to meet you all!

Jodi Kittle is the Upper School Learning Specialist at Chadwick International and a founding board co-chair of SENIA Korea. She has also presented on inclusive educational issues at SENIA and IB conferences, as well as being an IBEN educator on Inclusive Classrooms. 



Speakers
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Frankie Hinds

Teacher (Learning Support), Cheongna Dalton School
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Jodi Kittle

Student Support Team Coordinator, Chadwick International
As a Student Support Team Coordinator and Learning Specialist, Jodi spends her day advocating for students and educating teachers (and herself) about the importance of inclusion. Jodi is in her 3rd decade as an educator, working with students and teachers at all levels, and is currently... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-211

9:30am

Action Academics
Limited Capacity filling up

Given the decrease in the amount of time for physical education in middle and high school schedules, more emphasis is placed on academic achievement. The CDC recommends 60 minutes of physical activity for growing adolescents per day. The question becomes not, "How do we find time for more PE?" but, "How do we incorporate physical activity into the classroom?" Our session will show classroom teachers how to transform their curriculum into action. "

Marieke van Lankvelt has been a teacher at Chadwick International for 5 years. Previous to that, she was working in Vancouver and Kuwait City. She has a passion for movement both in and out of the classroom and is excited to share her classroom practices with you!
Briana has been a teacher at Chadwick International for 4 years. Previously she was working in Turkey and California. She's passionate about the outdoors and best practices to help students with learning differences.

Speakers
MV

Marieke van Lankvelt

Chadwick International School
BS

Briana Samuelson

Chadwick International



Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-218

9:30am

Visual Art in Elementary School Jobalike
Limited Capacity filling up

An opportunity to share units, techniques, ideas, best practices and a chance to network with other Elementary Art teachers in Korea.

Emma Stanford is the Department Lead for PYP Visual Art at Chadwick International. She has taught Grades Kindergarten to 5 in PYP and has experience teaching MYP Grades 6-10. She has taught in schools in the UK, Switzerland, Bangladesh and now in South Korea.

Speakers
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Emma Stanford

Art Teacher, Chadwick International
PYP & MYP experienced Visual Art teacher. I have taught in UK, Switzerland, Bangladesh & South Korea.



Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-117 (Innovation Lab)

9:30am

Making Our Students' Thinking Visible (same presentation that is given at 11 and 2)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

How do you encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning? How do you ensure that students reflect on their thinking? How do you make thinking visible in your classroom?

Thinking is a skill, which must be explicitly taught. Teaching students how to think independently increases understanding, engagement, and independence in the learning process. This workshop explores how to use a variety of tools to promote visual thinking on a daily basis in the classroom. Using thinking routines developed from Project Zero at Harvard University, De Bono’s Thinking Hats, and a variety of tools that allow the students the opportunity to work collaboratively to explore sophisticated thinking processes in a supportive atmosphere. We will experiment with these tools and routines to discover how to develop student thinking through a nonjudgmental platform and decide which tool is most appropriate for the task.


Lyneth Magsalin's passion is teaching, inspiring and challenging her students to become lifelong learners. She is a lifelong learner herself. When she began her career as an educator, her emotions mirrored her students in that she was excited, overwhelmed and eager to see how each day would unfold. Being an educator for the past 15 years, she has had the privilege of working with other great educators and she has held a variety roles such as teacher, grade level lead, department coordinator and mentor for both student teaching and internship programs. She has led workshops about visible thinking and co-lead workshops for parents in understanding the PYP framework. She is a grade 5 PYP teacher at Chadwick International in Songdo, South Korea.


Speakers
avatar for Lyneth Magsalin

Lyneth Magsalin

IBPYP Coordinator, Chadwick Internatiomal
Lyneth Magsalin is passionate about teaching, inspiring and challenging her students to become lifelong learners as a lifelong learner herself. When she began her career as an educator, her emotions mirrored her students in that she was excited, overwhelmed and eager to see how each... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-213

9:30am

Lynn Erickson Concept-Based Curriculum & Instruction (Same presentation that is given at 11 and 2)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Schools across the world are looking at ways to deepen their curriculum to meet the needs of our 21st-century learners and prepare them for the future. Dr. Lynn Erickson has worked over the past 20 years with national and international schools in researching and developing curriculum and instruction strategies to help promote deeper understanding and align curriculum standards in order to move from, what she has called, a 2D model of curriculum instruction (focus on knowledge and skills only) to a 3D model which includes conceptual understanding. This workshop will highlight Erickson's key elements in order to help support you to look at your curriculum and teaching from a conceptual lens. 

Anya Dalais is the IBPYP curriculum coordinator at Chadwick International and a Lynn Erickson Concept-based curriculum & instruction workshop leader. She has been an international school educator for 20 years.

Speakers
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Anya Dalais

IBPYP Coordinator, Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
C-210 (Professional Learning Center)

10:30am

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

ADE Playground:

Are you a Mac user? An iPhone or iPad user? There is a myriad of things that our iOS devices can do, beyond the typical emailing and document production! Find out how to improve your presentations, innovate with your devices and use them to help truly modify and redefine learning possibilities. Come and decide what you'd like to play around with at our playground with one of the ADEs and explore particularly in Keynote, Adobe Spark, and Clips.

Stop by in-between teacher sessions - have a go on one of the Macs or iPad Pros at our ADE Playground!

Apple Distinguished Educators:

In 1994, Apple created the Apple Distinguished Educators (ADE) program to recognize K–12 and higher-education pioneers who are using Apple technology to transform teaching and learning. These are the educators who are looking to change the world. They are active leaders from around the world helping other educators rethink what’s possible with iPad and Mac to make learning deeply personal for every student.  


Korea ADEs: More TBA

TG Song - Account Executive of Education Team, Apple, Korea

Liz Cho - GSIS

Mark McElroy - KIS

Ken Morrison - BFS

Hansam Park - Baeksu

Seungbok Yang - Naju Jungang/Jeonnam

Yusik Son - Guseo/Busan

Seongkwan Yoon CodersHigh

Inwoo Choi - Disney

Kyoungwon Kim - Kyungbok/Seoul

Jaedong Kim - Jamshin Elementary/Seoul

Aysem Bray - CDS

Mark Heil - YISS

TS Bray - CDS

 


Speakers
avatar for Liz Cho

Liz Cho

Principal of Teaching and Learning, Korea International School
Educator since 2003, Liz is passionate about empowering teachers and students. She has taken on various leadership roles in education, and she is currently serving as the Principal of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School (KIS), not too far outside of the city limits... Read More →
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mark mcelroy

Instructional Technology Coach, Korea International School
Mark McElroy is an educator of 18 years currently serving as an Instructional Technology Coach at Korea International School in Seoul (KIS).  Prior to this, he was the Director of Innovation as well as an eLearning Coach at Shekou International School after spending 10 years in... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 10:30am - 11:00am
Cassiopeia Lounge (2nd Floor)

11:00am

Songs to Move Your Day
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Come sing along with us as we teach you some of our favorite songs for transitions, routines, learning, themes and just to get moving.

Hayley Neal is from England and has 8 years of experience teaching. Liza Cunningham has 16 years experience teaching and is from the United States. Nikki Nel has 18 years teaching experience and comes from Canada. They all teach at ECLC.

Speakers
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Nikki Nel

Toddler Teacher, ECLC Seoul
Nikki Nel has been an Early Childhood Educator since 1995. She has worked as a teacher in Ottawa, Canada and Korea. She has been teaching at the Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) in Seoul since 2009. She holds a diploma in Early Childhood Education as well as Bachelors in Psychology... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-205

11:00am

Making Our Students' Thinking Visible (same presentation that is given at 9:30 and 2)
Limited Capacity filling up

How do you encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning? How do you ensure that students reflect on their thinking? How do you make thinking visible in your classroom? 

Thinking is a skill, which must be explicitly taught. Teaching students how to think independently increases understanding, engagement, and independence in the learning process. This workshop explores how to use a variety of tools to promote visual thinking on a daily basis in the classroom. Using thinking routines developed from Project Zero at Harvard University, De Bono’s Thinking Hats, and a variety of tools that allow the students the opportunity to work collaboratively to explore sophisticated thinking processes in a supportive atmosphere. We will experiment with these tools and routines to discover how to develop student thinking through a nonjudgmental platform and decide which tool is most appropriate for the task.


Lyneth Magsalin's passion is teaching, inspiring and challenging her students to become lifelong learners. She is a lifelong learner herself. When she began her career as an educator, her emotions mirrored her students in that she was excited, overwhelmed and eager to see how each day would unfold. Being an educator for the past 15 years, she has had the privilege of working with other great educators and she has held a variety roles such as teacher, grade level lead, department coordinator and mentor for both student teaching and internship programs. She has led workshops about visible thinking and co-lead workshops for parents in understanding the PYP framework. She is a grade 5 PYP teacher at Chadwick International in Songdo, South Korea.

Speakers
avatar for Lyneth Magsalin

Lyneth Magsalin

IBPYP Coordinator, Chadwick Internatiomal
Lyneth Magsalin is passionate about teaching, inspiring and challenging her students to become lifelong learners as a lifelong learner herself. When she began her career as an educator, her emotions mirrored her students in that she was excited, overwhelmed and eager to see how each... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-213

11:00am

Lynn Erickson Concept-Based Curriculum & Instruction (Same presentation that is given at 9:30 and 2)
Limited Capacity filling up

Schools across the world are looking at ways to deepen their curriculum to meet the needs of our 21st century learners and prepare them for the future. Dr. Lynn Erickson has worked over the past 20 years with national and international schools in researching and developing curriculum and instruction strategies to help promote deeper understanding and align curriculum standards in order to move from, what she has called, a 2D model of curriculum instruction (focus on knowledge and skills only) to a 3D model which includes conceptual understanding. This workshop will highlight Erickson's key elements in order to help support you to look at your curriculum and teaching from a conceptual lens.

Anya Dalais is the IBPYP curriculum coordinator at Chadwick International and a Lynn Erickson Concept-based curriculum & instruction workshop leader. She has been an international school educator for 20 years.

Speakers
avatar for Anya Dalais

Anya Dalais

IBPYP Coordinator, Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
C-210 (Professional Learning Center)

12:00pm

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Limited Capacity seats available

ADE Playground:

Are you a Mac user? An iPhone or iPad user? There is a myriad of things that our iOS devices can do, beyond the typical emailing and document production! Find out how to improve your presentations, innovate with your devices and use them to help truly modify and redefine learning possibilities. Come and decide what you'd like to play around with at our playground with one of the ADEs and explore particularly in Keynote, Adobe Spark, and Clips.

Stop by in-between teacher sessions - have a go on one of the Macs or iPad Pros at our ADE Playground!

Apple Distinguished Educators:

In 1994, Apple created the Apple Distinguished Educators (ADE) program to recognize K–12 and higher-education pioneers who are using Apple technology to transform teaching and learning. These are the educators who are looking to change the world. They are active leaders from around the world helping other educators rethink what’s possible with iPad and Mac to make learning deeply personal for every student.  


Korea ADEs: More TBA

TG Song - Account Executive of Education Team, Apple, Korea

Liz Cho - GSIS

Mark McElroy - KIS

Ken Morrison - BFS

Hansam Park - Baeksu

Seungbok Yang - Naju Jungang/Jeonnam

Yusik Son - Guseo/Busan

Seongkwan Yoon CodersHigh

Inwoo Choi - Disney

Kyoungwon Kim - Kyungbok/Seoul

Jaedong Kim - Jamshin Elementary/Seoul

Aysem Bray - CDS

Mark Heil - YISS

TS Bray - CDS

 


Speakers
avatar for Liz Cho

Liz Cho

Principal of Teaching and Learning, Korea International School
Educator since 2003, Liz is passionate about empowering teachers and students. She has taken on various leadership roles in education, and she is currently serving as the Principal of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School (KIS), not too far outside of the city limits... Read More →
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mark mcelroy

Instructional Technology Coach, Korea International School
Mark McElroy is an educator of 18 years currently serving as an Instructional Technology Coach at Korea International School in Seoul (KIS).  Prior to this, he was the Director of Innovation as well as an eLearning Coach at Shekou International School after spending 10 years in... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Cassiopeia Lounge (2nd Floor)

12:30pm

ELL Teachers Unite
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Differentiating instruction and assessment for English language learners. How do we do this effectively? What do our teachers need to know? Share your ideas and experiences.

Wendy Hannagan is the ELL and literacy coordinator for the elementary school at Chadwick International. She is in her 6th year at CI but has been an ELL teacher for 12 years after switching from a successful career as a classroom teacher. Wendy is a trained 'Teaching ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms' (TESMC) tutor and has slowly been training all the teachers and interns at CI how to plan for and teach English language learners.

Speakers
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Wendy Hannagan

Elementary EAL Team Lead, Chadwick International
Experienced EAL teacher from New Zealand. Working in an IB school of over 90% additional language learners but with little cultural diversity (majority Korean students). Lead a team of 6 EAL teachers. Use WIDA MODAL and WAPT, in conjunction with MAP testing and other classroom based... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
B-207

12:30pm

Free (or almost free!) Theatre Tech Tools for the Drama Classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Many drama teachers feel intimidated by teaching tech. If your school does not have a built-in theatre tech teacher, this is the workshop for you! Come on in and learn some free and cheap tools for making theatre tech come to life in your classroom, or share your own ideas.

Grace Hudkins is the theatre operations and production manager at Chadwick International. In her five years at CI, she has taught drama in every division and teaches theatre tech during clubs to MS and US students. She feels passionately about equipping students to utilize theatre tech as part of their creative process in the classroom.

Speakers
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Grace Hudkins

Theatre Operations & Production Manager, Chadwick International School
Grace Hudkins is an international educator based in South Korea. She currently teaches at Chadwick International in Songdo where she designed, launched, and implemented the elementary school PYP drama program for two years, expanding from three grade levels to every year in the elementary... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
B-327 (Drama room)

12:30pm

Reader's Theatre: An Inroad to Literacy
Limited Capacity filling up

Tired of reading intervention programs that leave you uninspired and your students bored and restless? Learn how using Reader's Theatre in your classroom can dramatically improve fluency and comprehension for students at every reading level.

Donna Rossi Youngblood is the MYP Drama Instructor and Middle School and British School KS3 Theatre Director at Seoul Foreign School. She began performing on stage at the age of 8 and went on to get a BA in Theatre in Acting and Directing from Shenandoah University in 1985. In 2000, she earned a Secondary English Teaching Credential from California Polytechnic Institute and began her teaching career in 2001 in North Carolina. She is presently pursuing a Master's Certification in Teaching, Learning and Educational Technology from North Carolina State University. Donna has taught a wide range of Curriculum that includes MYP, KS3, IGCSE and A Level Drama, both KS3 English and IGCSE Lang & Lit, American Curriculum Eng. and Lang Arts Grades 7 - 12, as well as English as a Second Language and Accelerated Reading. Prior to coming to SFS, Donna taught at GEMS American Academy in Abu Dhabi, UAE, International Community School in Amman, Jordan, and YK Pao School in Songjiang, China. However, what she is most proud of are her 3 adult children and 2 grandchildren back in Durham, NC.


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Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Recital Hall (MS/US Cafeteria)

1:30pm

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away
Limited Capacity seats available

ADE Playground:

Are you a Mac user? An iPhone or iPad user? There is a myriad of things that our iOS devices can do, beyond the typical emailing and document production! Find out how to improve your presentations, innovate with your devices and use them to help truly modify and redefine learning possibilities. Come and decide what you'd like to play around with at our playground with one of the ADEs and explore particularly in Keynote, Adobe Spark, and Clips.

Stop by in-between teacher sessions - have a go on one of the Macs or iPad Pros at our ADE Playground!

Apple Distinguished Educators:

In 1994, Apple created the Apple Distinguished Educators (ADE) program to recognize K–12 and higher-education pioneers who are using Apple technology to transform teaching and learning. These are the educators who are looking to change the world. They are active leaders from around the world helping other educators rethink what’s possible with iPad and Mac to make learning deeply personal for every student.  


Korea ADEs: More TBA

TG Song - Account Executive of Education Team, Apple, Korea

Liz Cho - GSIS

Mark McElroy - KIS

Ken Morrison - BFS

Hansam Park - Baeksu

Seungbok Yang - Naju Jungang/Jeonnam

Yusik Son - Guseo/Busan

Seongkwan Yoon CodersHigh

Inwoo Choi - Disney

Kyoungwon Kim - Kyungbok/Seoul

Jaedong Kim - Jamshin Elementary/Seoul

Aysem Bray - CDS

Mark Heil - YISS

TS Bray - CDS

 


Speakers
avatar for Liz Cho

Liz Cho

Principal of Teaching and Learning, Korea International School
Educator since 2003, Liz is passionate about empowering teachers and students. She has taken on various leadership roles in education, and she is currently serving as the Principal of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School (KIS), not too far outside of the city limits... Read More →
avatar for mark mcelroy

mark mcelroy

Instructional Technology Coach, Korea International School
Mark McElroy is an educator of 18 years currently serving as an Instructional Technology Coach at Korea International School in Seoul (KIS).  Prior to this, he was the Director of Innovation as well as an eLearning Coach at Shekou International School after spending 10 years in... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Cassiopeia Lounge (2nd Floor)

2:00pm

Provocations for Early Years
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

We will share our ideas and experiences on creating meaningful learning environments, which are engaging and promote inquiry in the Early Years.

Aniela is from New Zealand and Tami is from the US. They are both Early Years teachers at Chadwick International.


Speakers
TL

Tami Litzelman

Kinder Intern, Chadwick International School
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Aniela Potter

EY Teacher, Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-205

2:00pm

Making Our Students' Thinking Visible (same presentation that is given at 9:30 and 11)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

How do you encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning? How do you ensure that students reflect on their thinking? How do you make thinking visible in your classroom? 

Thinking is a skill, which must be explicitly taught. Teaching students how to think independently increases understanding, engagement, and independence in the learning process. This workshop explores how to use a variety of tools to promote visual thinking on a daily basis in the classroom. Using thinking routines developed from Project Zero at Harvard University, De Bono’s Thinking Hats, and a variety of tools that allow the students the opportunity to work collaboratively to explore sophisticated thinking processes in a supportive atmosphere. We will experiment with these tools and routines to discover how to develop student thinking through a nonjudgmental platform and decide which tool is most appropriate for the task.


Lyneth Magsalin's passion is teaching, inspiring and challenging her students to become lifelong learners. She is a lifelong learner herself. When she began her career as an educator, her emotions mirrored her students in that she was excited, overwhelmed and eager to see how each day would unfold. Being an educator for the past 15 years, she has had the privilege of working with other great educators and she has held a variety roles such as teacher, grade level lead, department coordinator and mentor for both student teaching and internship programs. She has led workshops about visible thinking and co-lead workshops for parents in understanding the PYP framework. She is a grade 5 PYP teacher at Chadwick International in Songdo, South Korea.

Speakers
avatar for Lyneth Magsalin

Lyneth Magsalin

IBPYP Coordinator, Chadwick Internatiomal
Lyneth Magsalin is passionate about teaching, inspiring and challenging her students to become lifelong learners as a lifelong learner herself. When she began her career as an educator, her emotions mirrored her students in that she was excited, overwhelmed and eager to see how each... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-213

2:00pm

Lynn Erickson Concept-Based Curriculum & Instruction (Same presentation that is given at 9:30 and 11)
Limited Capacity filling up

Schools across the world are looking at ways to deepen their curriculum to meet the needs of our 21st-century learners and prepare them for the future. Dr. Lynn Erickson has worked over the past 20 years with national and international schools in researching and developing curriculum and instruction strategies to help promote deeper understanding and align curriculum standards in order to move from, what she has called, a 2D model of curriculum instruction (focus on knowledge and skills only) to a 3D model which includes conceptual understanding. This workshop will highlight Erickson's key elements in order to help support you to look at your curriculum and teaching from a conceptual lens. 

Anya Dalais is the IBPYP curriculum coordinator at Chadwick International and a Lynn Erickson Concept-based curriculum & instruction workshop leader. She has been an international school educator for 20 years.

Speakers
avatar for Anya Dalais

Anya Dalais

IBPYP Coordinator, Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
C-210 (Professional Learning Center)

2:00pm

Organize Your Curriculum Meetings
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will focus on how you can organize your grade level curriculum and have common understandings on unit instructions with your team. We will learn about some useful tools and documents that you can use for your future collaboration meetings.

Joy Radnich has been teaching at Chadwick International in Songdo for the past seven years and enjoys running different workshops so that she can also learn from her attendees.

Speakers
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Joy Radnich

Elementary Grade 4, Chadwick International



Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-211

2:00pm

Seesaw: Digital Portfolios
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

I will present an interactive workshop on how to set up and use Seesaw in the classroom and explore the ways learners can share and celebrate their work.

Melissa Burnell is a Seesaw Ambassador from the USA. She has been an international educator for 8 years, living and working in Dubai, U.A.E., Beijing and Guangzhou, China, and now Incheon, South Korea. She is passionate about engaging learners by integrating new educational tech tools as often as possible. Melissa is a grade 5 homeroom teacher at Chadwick International.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Burnell

Melissa Burnell

G5 Teacher
Melissa Burnell teaches Grade 5 at Chadwick International School in South Korea and is constantly exploring new ways to provide learners with opportunities for growth and agency.  She has taught in the USA, UAE, China, and South Korea.  Melissa is a Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid Ambassador... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-208

3:30pm

Guiding Students to Become Wise Users in the Digital Age
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In this workshop we will explore how resources, such as Common Sense Education and Nearpod can help educators develop a responsible and safe one-to-one online environment in the classroom. Teachers and parents should work as a team to help guide their children in using technology safely, therefore, we will also explore ways to get parents more involved in this initiative as well. (Please bring a laptop or tablet to this workshop.)

Carolyn Marks is the VS Technology Support Coordinator and Digital Citizenship Lead at Chadwick International School. She supports the school's iPad and Laptop one-to-one program at the elementary level.

Speakers
avatar for Carolyn Marks

Carolyn Marks

VS Technology Integration, Chadwick International
I have been in South Korea for almost seven years now, a long way from home in New Orleans, LA. I am still very excited and thankful about this unique venture across the ocean. I am currently the VS Technology Support Coordinator and Digital Citizenship Lead at Chadwick International... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-204

3:30pm

Learning English Through Oral Storytelling and Acting (PK - Grade 2)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Teaching young English Language Learners can feel overwhelming as you try to balance everything you have heard about language learning. I will share my perspectives as an Early Childhood teacher who has an ongoing commitment to seek out and share research based best practices. This approach to empowering literacy, personal voice, and holistic health through storytelling and acting is inspired by Master Teacher Vivian Paley. Please check out this article for a taster about her work - http://www.naeyc.org/content/conversation-vivian-gussin-paley. 
We will explore making the most of 3 to 8-year-old children’s potential to learn more vocabulary and grammar through oral language opportunities, specifically through storytelling and acting. This approach to storytelling organically co-mingles with children's play and allows for multiple points of entry to and from play based learning. Take aways will be provided including how to structure and schedule scribing and acting stories, progressive stories, and other language arts learning engagements.

Matt Freeman is passionate about joyful learning experiences for all. He did his Master of Teaching with a Specialization in Early Childhood Education. For 12 years Matt has taught ages 4-8 in different mixes and and grades in Canada, China, and Korea. This is his 7th year teaching IB. Let the children play!


Speakers
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Matt Freeman

PYP Kindergarten Teacher
Matt Freeman is an outdoor enthusiast who is passionate about play-based learning.  He has been a full-time educator since 2005, his experience ranging from Calgary, Canada to Nanchang and Xiamen, China, before he joined Gyeonggi Suwon International School in 2015 with his lovely... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-210

3:30pm

Going Further with Seesaw
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you currently using Seesaw and ready to take it to the next level?  Want to try something new to reenergize your learners?  Join me to learn about using Seesaw for assessment, app smashing, and more!

Melissa Burnell is a Seesaw Ambassador from the USA. She has been an international educator for 8 years, living and working in Dubai, U.A.E., Beijing and Guangzhou, China, and now Incheon, South Korea. She is passionate about engaging learners by integrating new educational tech tools as often as possible. Melissa is a grade 5 homeroom teacher at Chadwick International.

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Burnell

Melissa Burnell

G5 Teacher
Melissa Burnell teaches Grade 5 at Chadwick International School in South Korea and is constantly exploring new ways to provide learners with opportunities for growth and agency.  She has taught in the USA, UAE, China, and South Korea.  Melissa is a Seesaw Ambassador, Flipgrid Ambassador... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-208