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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
FH

Frankie Hinds

Teacher (Learning Support), Cheongna Dalton School
avatar for Jodi Kittle

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

Transforming Professional Growth and Evaluation
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Participants will explore ways to rethink and redesign teacher evaluation into a well-rounded professional growth model. We will share what we have learned and applied from the Four Support Functions of Cognitive Coaching to develop an innovative model that pieces together coaching, collaboration, consulting and evaluation to support professional growth.

Jolene Lockwood, M.A. is a Cognitive Coaching Agency Trainer and the Director of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School in Jeju. Jolene provides in district consultation in the areas of Cognitive CoachingSM, curriculum planning, and alignment, content area literacy and is the WASC Coordinator. She is a contributing author of Transformative Talk, Cognitive Coaches Share Their Stories.

Speakers
avatar for Jolene Lockwood

Jolene Lockwood

Jolene Lockwood, M.A. is a Cognitive Coaching Agency Trainer and the Director of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School in Jeju. Jolene provides in district consultation in the areas of Cognitive Coaching SM , managing complex change, professional growth and evaluation... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-207

9:30am

Career guidance and education to help navigate an individual life's journey and raise aspirations to last a lifetime.
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Kuder is an end-to-end career guidance solutions provider. We’re proud to offer comprehensive tools and resources for career planners at all life stages while supporting collaboration between education, business, and community stakeholders to drive economic success. Our evidence-based and proven tools have prepared individuals of all ages to make informed learning and career choices for skills and career development throughout life. The resources we provide help you to discover who you are and what you can be, explore occupation that matches your interest, find an education pathway that matches your aspiration, and prepare you to anticipate the world of work. We help you to navigate and progress throughout your education and working life. With my global and local experience, I foster long-lasting relationship with the international clients in the Asia region. I had helped education institutions, corporate clients, as well as government agencies, to devise strategies in alignment with global career programs and initiatives to encourage individuals in lifelong learning, development, and achievement.

Speakers
avatar for Mark Shin

Mark Shin

Director of Business Development, Kuder
Kuder is a career guidance solutions provider. We’re proud to offer comprehensive tools and resources for career planners at all life stages while supporting collaboration between education, business, and community stakeholders to drive economic success. With my global and local... Read More →
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Kelvin Tan

VP for Business Development in Asia, Kuder, Inc
Kuder is a career guidance solutions provider. We’re proud to offer comprehensive tools and resources for career planners at all life stages while supporting collaboration between education, business, and community stakeholders to drive economic success. With my global and... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-204

9:30am

How does traveling make us better teachers?
Limited Capacity full
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In this workshop, international teachers will isolate key elements learned from their travels such as open-mindedness, planning, risk-taking and reflection. Together, we will then look for ways to apply our experience from the road into our everyday teaching mindset.

Chris Chaney is originally from Philadelphia but has lived and worked in Thailand, Costa Rica, Korea, Scotland and Australia. He has learned a few things along the way but mainly that we are a product of our combined experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Chris Chaney

Chris Chaney

MS Math and Science
Over the past decade, Chris has taught Grade 4, Grades 6-9 Mathematics and High school Business and Economics which have opened his eyes to many teaching strategies. His first international hub was APIS in Chiang Mai, Thailand; he then moved to Korea to work at KIS, sidestepped to... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-202

9:30am

Weird Math
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Random irregular topics for non-Math teachers. Ed Berger has been a math instructor for 44 years who wants to share "hooks" in math that help in getting students (and teachers) enthusiastic about math.

Speakers
EB

Ed Berger

Math Instructor, Chadwick International
Math instructor from grades 4 through university with emphasis on creative problem solving. I am an enthusiastic golfer with limited success, love traveling, cooking and eating good food, and playing with my grandchildren.



Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
B-310

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

Primal Leadership: The Power of Emotional Intelligence
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Educators are leaders! This session will provide an enriching experience for all participants by empowering them to lead with greater cultural and emotional intelligence.

With 13 years of international ministry experience, Eddie serves as Student Minister and Bible Department Head for Gyeonggi Suwon International School where he has developed leadership, discipleship, and service learning programs. During his international career, Eddie has worked with thousands of international students and hundreds of educators facilitating workshops throughout Asia on student leadership and adolescent use of social media.

Speakers
avatar for Eddie Lozano

Eddie Lozano

Student Life | Service Learning, GSIS
Eddie has worked with thousands of international students and hundreds of educators and ministry leaders.  With 13 years of international ministry experience, Eddie serves as Student Minister and Bible Department Head for Gyeonggi Suwon International School where he has developed... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-218

11:00am

The Living Library - How to Bring One to Your School
Limited Capacity seats available

A living library is a powerful event that builds community and deepens students understanding about humanity on a personal level.In this workshop, I will tell you about my experience organizing and hosting a living library in our middle and upper school. How I reached out to get participants how the day was organized as well as the deeper impact in our school community.

Catherine Buchanan is in her 6th year as the Middle/Upper School Librarian at Chadwick International. As of this writing, she has hosted 2 Living Libraries and hopes to have the 3rd one wrapped up by the time of the conference.

Speakers
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Catherine Buchanan

CI MS/US Library, Chadwick International



Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
MS/US Library

11:00am

Getting Google Certified
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This session will cover the basic skills required to be successful on the Level 1 Google Certified Teacher exam. After this session, you will be ready to take the exam with confidence. Take your EdTech skills to the next level!

Tim Bray is celebrating his 21st year in education. Most of that time has been working internationally with 1:1 learning environments. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Google Certified Teacher.

Speakers
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Tim Bray

Director of EdTech, Cheongna Dalton School | GEG Seoul
Tim Bray has been an educator for 22 years and has worked in 1:1 computing environments for 19 of those years. He is an advocate for the effective and efficient use of technology in learning and teaching.


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Recital Hall (MS/US Cafeteria)

11:00am

Mindfulness in the Classroom: Bringing Peace of Mind to You and Your Students
Limited Capacity filling up

In this presentation, we will be looking at the practice of mindfulness and how it can benefit you and your students on a daily basis. We will define mindfulness, give tips and useful information about implementing a mindfulness practice into your classroom, and we will practice a few basic mindfulness exercises.

Ben Harnish has been in Korea for 12 years, having worked at Korea International School as a grade 5 teacher, and now at Chadwick as a third-grade teacher. He has maintained his own mindfulness practice for 4 years, and has been using techniques in the classroom for 3 years. He is a certified K-12 mindfulness teacher through the Mindfulness in Schools Project, based in the UK.

Speakers
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Benjamin Harnish

Elementary, Chadwick International
Ben has been in Korea for thirteen years, having worked at Korea International School and now Chadwick International as a Grade 5 ESOL and literacy specialist. He has been practicing mindfulness meditation personally for about six years and using these techniques in classrooms for... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-327 (Drama room)

11:00am

Around the World with My Maps
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

An introduction to using Google My Maps in the classroom. Google My Maps lets you quickly and easily make custom maps, and share them with friends or colleagues. Whether you’d like to visualize protected forest areas, food drive drop-off areas, or the locations of your project sites among other things this presentation/workshop is for you! Participants will be shown real examples of teacher/student created maps. Participants will need a laptop and a Gmail account in order to participate.

Darren McQuaid is a Middle School Social Studies teacher who likes to learn and bring new technology/ideas into his classroom to help facilitate the learning process.

Speakers
avatar for Darren McQuaid

Darren McQuaid

MS Social Studies/Head of Ed Tech Team, Korea Kent Foreign School | GEG Seoul
I have been living an working in South Korea since 2004 and have been the head of the KKFS Ed Tech team which helps facilitate the use of technology into our classrooms. I'm have been using G Suite in my classroom for a number of years and can't wait to share with others.


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-202

11:00am

Making Learning Fun
Limited Capacity filling up

Do you ever feel like your students aren't listening - or worse aren't learning? Has there ever been a point where you're bored with the way you teach a unit? Or perhaps you just haven't had the time or know how to make your lessons pop? This workshop focuses on creating a positive classroom environment and on ways to incorporate games and activities that aren't just fun - they're educational! Discover ways to make your material and your classroom environment more interactive and engaging in this Quantum Learning based session.

A passionate educator and mother of two teenagers, Bekah believes strongly in the power of fun in the classroom. She has taught a variety of subjects from Study Skills and History to English and Drama. Currently, she is the MYP Drama and DP Theatre teacher at Gyeonggi Suwon International School. Through her training with Quantum Learning, Bekah strives to create a dynamic and lively environment in her classroom with every lesson, engaging students through movement, laughter, and creativity.

Speakers
avatar for Bekah Schneider

Bekah Schneider

MYP Drama & DP Theatre, Gyeonggi Suwon International School
A passionate educator and mother of two teenagers, Bekah believes strongly in the power of fun in the classroom. She has taught a variety of subjects from Study Skills and History to English and Drama. Currently, she is the MYP Drama and DP Theatre teacher at Gyeonggi Suwon International... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-204

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
avatar for Wendy Hannagan

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

K-12 Makerspaces & MYP Design
Limited Capacity seats available

We're looking to connect and share notes with all those who run makerspaces and/or teach MYP Design or who aspire to build up a space/program at their school.

Both Gary and Andrew have built up Makerspaces from scratch and have over 20 years of combined experience across a broad range of "Maker" tools from 3D Printing, Laser cutter, Vinyl cutter, Digital Embroidery, Arduino, mBot, Scratch, CNC, woodworking, sewing.


Speakers
avatar for Andrew Carle

Andrew Carle

Making & Design, Chadwick International
@tieandjeans Senior FabLearn Fellow for Stanford's Center of Teaching and Learning Technologies
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Gary Donahue

Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Village School Maker Space

12:30pm

Climbing Wall Curriculum and Community: More than just PE Curriculum
Limited Capacity seats available

A climbing wall can be a powerful tool for instructing and challenging students and a connection to the community. This hands-on course will walk you through Chadwick's Climbing Wall Management and Instruction for all beginners to the climbing wall. Skill progressions, lessons, strategies, and how we connect with the community will be shared and practiced. This session is open to all regardless of skill level. Please note: This IS NOT a climbing certification course.

Everett Hill and Megan Tswei are educators and Climbing Wall Supervisors at Chadwick International school working with the Upper School and community climbing programs. They are actively seeking to introduce climbing to students and community members.

Speakers
avatar for Everett Hill

Everett Hill

Health and Physical Education Department Head, Chadwick International
I am an active member of the physical education department here at Chadwick International. I am an advisor for the Student Council and Grade Level Leader as well. This year, I am excited to have added the Indoor Climbing Wall Supervisor Certification to my resume and provided the... Read More →
avatar for Megan Tswei

Megan Tswei

Chadwick International School



Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Aux Gym

12:30pm

No Passion from An Empty Cup: A Self-care Session
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

"O, to be sure, we laugh less and play less and wear uncomfortable disguises like adults, but beneath the costume is the child we always are, whose needs are simple, whose daily life is still best described by fairy tales" - Leo Rosten. 
In this self-care session, we rediscover how play, positive emotions, and mindfulness practice can be harnessed to help us manage stress and difficult emotions.

Jiaying has worked as a psychologist for the past 14 years in public, non-profit, and private settings with a wide range of clientele from local, expat, to military communities. Apart from assessment and therapy, she conducts talks, seminars, and workshops on an array of themes including cultural adaptation, mindfulness, mental health, stress management, and parenting. She has worked for several years in Seoul, South Korea, and now offers a variety of psychological services through her private practice Couchology.


Speakers
JL

Jiaying Lim

Psychologist, Couchology


Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
B-213

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
avatar for Grace Hudkins

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

G Suite Hacks To Change Your Life
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Many people use G Suite on a daily basis, but do you know some of the coolest ins and out of your Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Search, and Chrome? Come to this session to learn some fun Googly tools to make your life a little simpler. You will be surprised by how the little things will be able to make a BIG difference!

Megan Godek is a technology education specialist working at Korea International School (KIS), Pangyo. She provides technology opportunities for students in grades PK-5 on a daily basis and supports elementary transdisciplinary units. Students engage in daily implementation of iPads, global connections, and real-world resources.

Speakers
avatar for Megan Godek

Megan Godek

Elementary Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Megan is a technology education specialist working at Korea International School (KIS), Pangyo. She provides technology opportunities for students in grades PK-4 on a daily basis as well as supporting the STEM program for grades K-5. Students engage in daily implementation of iPads... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
B-211

12:30pm

Developing a VR Experience Using Digital and Physical Space
Limited Capacity filling up

Nuremberg 1937 was a project designed to help High School IB History students understand the role of propaganda in the rise of the German Nazi Party. Come and experience the project as well as hearing from the creators about the process and pedagogy behind it. Come and be inspired to use the project resources created or go away with ideas for your own project. It is highly recommended that you have the YouTube app and Aurasma App downloaded before attending.

The project is a collaboration between Peter Hutchin (High School History Teacher) and Alan Hoskin (Digital Learning Coach). What started as a casual conversation ended up being a memorable learning experience for students. Both have been in education for many years and bring a passion from their specialist areas.

Speakers
avatar for Alan Hoskin

Alan Hoskin

Digital Learning Coach, Seoul Foreign School
Alan Hoskin is a Digital Learning Coach at Seoul Foreign School. He has 30 years experience in using technology in the classroom with a particular passion for integrating the use of technology in physical spaces.  He is also passionate about empowering teachers and students through... Read More →
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Peter Hutchin

Social Studies Teacher, Seoul Foreign School
Passionate about using future technology to make the past come alive for our students...with Alan's much needed help of course!


Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
B-309 (Dance Studio)

12:30pm

How 120 Children Educated a Village, Saved a Baby's Life and Fell in Love with Writing...
Limited Capacity seats available

How to build a service-learning curriculum that improves writing and critical literacy skills in ALL students. Ideal for KS2/KS3/IGCSE paper 1/MYP. Excellent differentiation opportunities for ELL, SEN, and G&T. Can be used for IB MFL.

Claire Olivier has taught in South Africa, England, and Seoul. She has taught students as young as 4 up to GCSE (and they have taught her). She has her masters in Special Education and passionately believes that ALL students can succeed if they are given the right learning environment.

Speakers


Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
B-202

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

Let's Talk Golf: Starting an After-School Golf Program at Your School
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you like to golf? Have you ever wanted to share this passion with your students but thought it was impossible? Come to our workshop and see how we made this dream turn into a reality! 

Paul (aka "Sparty") and Alan (aka "Woodzy") have both been teaching music and Grade 3/4 at CI respectively for 7+ years. If Sparty wasn't a music teacher he would probably be living and golfing in Pattaya. If Woodzy wasn't a homeroom teacher he would definitely be running his own treehouse restaurant somewhere in Bali.

Speakers
avatar for Alan White

Alan White

Grade 3 teacher, Chadwick School
food,music,people, travel, golf,surfing


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-204

2:00pm

Mindfulness in the Classroom: Bringing Peace of Mind to You and Your Students
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In this presentation, we will be looking at the practice of mindfulness and how it can benefit you and your students on a daily basis. We will define mindfulness, give tips and useful information about implementing a mindfulness practice into your classroom, and we will practice a few basic mindfulness exercises. 

Ben Harnish has been in Korea for 12 years, having worked at Korea International School as a grade 5 teacher, and now at Chadwick as a third-grade teacher. He has maintained his own mindfulness practice for 4 years, and has been using techniques in the classroom for 3 years. He is a certified K-12 mindfulness teacher through the Mindfulness in Schools Project, based in the UK.

Speakers
avatar for Benjamin Harnish

Benjamin Harnish

Elementary, Chadwick International
Ben has been in Korea for thirteen years, having worked at Korea International School and now Chadwick International as a Grade 5 ESOL and literacy specialist. He has been practicing mindfulness meditation personally for about six years and using these techniques in classrooms for... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-327 (Drama room)

2:00pm

Digital Feedback Tools to Support Writings (Interactive via the Internet) - TurnItIn
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While grading essays for students, I spent too much time writing comments on all their mistakes. Unfortunately, I had to cut some of the comments to grade their essays. It may be a common experience that some of the teachers experience in their career. I always wanted to assign more tasks so that students could write more and get feedback. However, due to finite time, I had to put my effort to major mistakes on their essays. I admit that sometimes I only had to put focus on certain students who put their insights during class discussions. I always have those active and passive students in class. Therefore, I felt that those students who didn’t participate in the class discussion might not get the full attention in their writing styles. Of course, contents have to be discussed prior to grammar mistakes; however, students need to have multiple drafts in order to see their mistakes and correct them. To create an engaging environment for a well-formatted pedagogy for essay writing class, I always thought “integrating a feedback system” to let students edit their drafts before they craft a final version of their essays. By doing so, students will have chances to view comments and modify their essays with thoughtful insights that could constructively create the final draft. 

Jay Park 

Education 
California State University, Fullerton Pre-Med Major BS Biology / Minor in Business Administrative (2000) 
Teachers College, Columbia University Bilingual/Bicultural Education MA in Education (2013) 
Experience 
前The Princeton Review Korea SAT Academic Director
前Kaplan Korea Academic Director
前Sambo Academic Institution SAT Director
前Prep International School (김영편입학원) Academic Director
前PIS with Jay’s Review New Jersey Director
前Daegu International School (DIS) AP Economics Teacher / Korean & International College Counselor
現Jay’s Uhak Review Director
現Gangnam International School (GIS) Academic Counselor 


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Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-216

2:00pm

Global Student Square
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Paris, London, Seoul. Chances are if you live in one of the world's global cities, you know these names. But do you know the megacities of tomorrow — Nay Pyi Taw, Miluo, Abuja, Zinder? And how can the astonishing growth of cities worldwide become a teachable moment today for the high school students who will be living in them tomorrow? This session will describe a global cities project including Chadwick International School, the American School of Paris, Green School Bali and the American School of Mexico, aimed at helping students to understand the forces behind urbanization and to create their own digital stories about how cities are adapting to the population boom where they live. Songdo and its remarkable growth from mud flat to modern city will be a special focus. The session will also include a discussion of readings, resources, digital tools and animations that teachers can use to bring the world into their classrooms. 

Beatrice Motamedi is executive director of Global Student Square, an international student journalism network. She is a 2017-18 fellow in Harvard University's Globalizing the Classroom project. She recently concluded fall term as journalist-in-residence and global journalism teacher at the American School in Paris. 


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Beatrice Motamedi

Executive Director, Global Student Square
I direct Global Student Square, an international student journalism network based in California that works with schools and students in Europe, Asia and America. Design thinking, student journalism and experiential learning are my interests. I'm also a fellow this year in Harvard's... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
MS/US Library

2:00pm

How will you get your next job?
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A frank and candid discussion about the role of professional development, digital portfolios, micro-credentials, and online behavior when looking for future employment internationally.

TS Bray has been working in education for 20 years with 18 of those years internationally. He has been an English teacher, EdTech Specialist, Head of School, and currently, serves as the Director of EdTech for Cheongna Dalton School.

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Tim Bray

Director of EdTech, Cheongna Dalton School | GEG Seoul
Tim Bray has been an educator for 22 years and has worked in 1:1 computing environments for 19 of those years. He is an advocate for the effective and efficient use of technology in learning and teaching.


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Recital Hall (MS/US Cafeteria)

3:30pm

Role of the ELL Teacher as a Support or Co-Teacher Jobalike
Limited Capacity seats available

The Role of the ELL Teacher as a Support or Co-Teacher:
1. Identify strategies for working effectively as a co-teacher and the challenges involved
2. Explore ideas for overcoming these challenges
3. Share role descriptions and documentation for ELLs
4. Write language objectives for co-taught classes
5. Discuss PD opportunities for classroom and co-teachers
6. Generate a list of resources and share strategies for working with ELLs to develop language proficiency

Susan Guderyon graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in French. She earned a Masters in Language Acquisition and ESL from the University of Minnesota. Susan is fluent in French and Spanish and has a Bilingual Education Certificate in Spanish. As a teacher of French, ESL, DP English Language Acquisition and Bilingual Education, Susan has over 30 years of experience with students K-12. Susan worked at an International School in Lima, Peru, and more recently at TCIS for three years. Susan is enjoying her first year at SFS as the High School ELL and Academic Support teacher. When not in the classroom, Susan enjoys sports, travel, theater and spending time with her 15-year-old daughter.

Christie Gordon is a University of Michigan alumni (2000) who earned her Masters in Language Education from Indiana University in 2008. Over Christie Gordon's 13 years at TCIS, she has worn many hats, from English Lit. teacher to K-12 World Language Coordinator to MYP Personal Project Coordinator, but Christie has taught MYP and DP Spanish Language Acquisition at TCIS for 11 years. She has also served as the Secondary Language Acquisition Head of Department for 8 years overall. In 2016, she made the switch from Spanish to English Language Acquisition when she stepped into the role of K-12 ELL Coordinator. Christie has enjoyed the change and the challenges that this role has brought, and she is experimenting and growing in her role as an ELL co-teacher. Christie and her husband met at TCIS and have 2 children, 2 and 4 years old.

Google Drive Link to Workshop Materials
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zZIJMVtAFb_Gekd0cqlkRRyjVRIQRi6V9bWnRUJ8gx4/edit?ts=59f733cc

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Christie Gordon

K-12 ELL Coordinator, Taejon Christian International School
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Susan Guderyon

Middle School, High School, Seoul Foreign School
Susan Guderyon is in her third year at SFS as a High School EAL and Academic Support teacher. She supports EALs in the classroom and in small group settings. Susan has a degree in French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters in Language Acquisition and ESL from the... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-221

3:30pm

Breaking the Silence: Language Building in the Content Classroom
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One of the many challenges teachers face, specifically in Asia, is the large number of non-native English speakers in their classrooms. This workshop will provide teachers with techniques they can use to engage non-native speakers and promote language building opportunities in mainstream classrooms. Following some statistics on local students in international schools, several techniques will be demonstrated. Audience members will also get a chance to utilize some of the techniques on their own as well. Additionally, participants will learn to use an observation tool that analyzes language use in the classroom.

Bill Rago is currently a middle school EAP/Language Arts teacher at Korea International School on beautiful Jeju Island. Prior to transitioning from higher education to middle school in 2014, Bill Rago was an Assistant Professor at Sookmyung Women’s University, where he taught courses on EFL Methods and Second Language Acquisition for seven years. His goal at KISJ is to help content teachers effortlessly promote English language acquisition in their classrooms.

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Bill Rago

Grade 6 ELL, Korea International School - Jeju


Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-216

3:30pm

Guiding Students to Become Wise Users in the Digital Age
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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.

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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

Building Leadership Capacity in Yourself and Others
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Leadership comes in many styles, shapes, and formats. We all have leadership capacity in us; and, as educators, we get the special privilege of helping develop leadership within and amongst our students. In this workshop, educators of all types will examine tools for tapping into the many and varied leadership styles that exist and will then consider how to cultivate these leadership styles within oneself and others.

Barbara Wrightson is the Director of Secondary Studies at Chadwick International. She has been involved in international education for 20 years and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Educational Leadership (hence, her choice of topic for her workshop).

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Barbara Wrightson

Director of Secondary Studies, Chadwick International



Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
MS/US Library

3:30pm

Getting the Most Out of Google Drawings In Your Classroom
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Have you ever used Google Drawing with students? In this hands-on session, you will learn how to use Google Drawing in the classroom and adapt it to any level of students. You will learn the ins and outs of a Google Drive app that is underutilized but can make many lessons come to life. Be ready to get creative!

Megan Godek is a technology education specialist working at Korea International School (KIS), Pangyo. She provides technology opportunities for students in grades PK-5 on a daily basis and supports elementary transdisciplinary units. Students engage in daily implementation of iPads, global connections, and real-world resources.

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Megan Godek

Elementary Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Megan is a technology education specialist working at Korea International School (KIS), Pangyo. She provides technology opportunities for students in grades PK-4 on a daily basis as well as supporting the STEM program for grades K-5. Students engage in daily implementation of iPads... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-211

3:30pm

Mindstyles 101
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MIndstyles … concrete … abstract … random … sequential! Where do you fit? How do you think and process information? How about your students? Understanding the four distinct mindstyles will help you understand yourself and others, communicate more effectively and be more empowered to reach each of your students.

Sarah Carpenter is the upper VS counselor at Chadwick International. Previous hats she has worn are elementary teacher, music teacher, digital learning coach, technology consultant and midlevel administration. She is passionate about how we think and learn and has presented at local and international conferences.

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Sarah Carpenter

Upper VS Counselor, Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-213

3:30pm

Toward Practical Sustainability in Your School
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As international-minded global citizens who have a daily captive audience, international school teachers have an extraordinary opportunity to help foster and develop sustainability in learners of all ages and empower real change. This interactive presentation will highlight approaches toward sustainability in classrooms and schools, ways to get faculty and administration all pushing in the right direction and help participants network and share both ideas and resources.

Graeme and Mark are IB PYP educators who have taught in various cultural settings around the globe for more than a decade and a half a piece. They believe international schools, particularly IB schools, can and should do more to model, practice and drive sustainability in their schools and communities, therefore empowering students to live sustainability and make lasting change.

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Graeme George

Grade 2 Homeroom Teacher, Chadwick International
Life, the universe and everything.
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Mark Potter

Grade 2 Teacher, Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-202