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Saturday, November 18
 

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

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
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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

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
avatar for Emma Stanford

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
avatar for Anya Dalais

Anya Dalais

IBPYP Coordinator, Chadwick International


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

9:30am

Weird Math
Limited Capacity full
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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

9:30am

International Librarian Jobalike
Limited Capacity seats available

A chance for librarians to get together and share expertise in our field.

Catherine Buchanan is the Middle and Upper School Librarian at Chadwick International. This is her 6th year at Chadwick. Before coming to Korea she was the Middle and High School librarian in Friday Harbor, Washington in the San Juan Islands.

Speakers
avatar for Catherine	Buchanan

Catherine Buchanan

CI MS/US Library, Chadwick International


Saturday November 18, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
MS/US Library

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

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
avatar for Catherine	Buchanan

Catherine Buchanan

CI MS/US Library, Chadwick International



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

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)

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

Executive Functioning Explained and Strategies for Success
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Many students struggle with executive functioning and are mislabeled as careless, lazy, or unmotivated. The good news is that there are many kinds of interventions that can work to improve executive functioning. In this workshop, you will learn what executive functioning is and how it impacts a learner’s cognitive performance, emotional regulation, and schooling. In addition, you will learn strategies, academic solutions, and tools.

Iuliia and Carol met in 2010 while teaching in an international school in Ukraine and reunited last year at Chadwick International. They are both experienced learning support teachers who have a passion for meeting the needs of all students.

Speakers
CM

Carol Metzger

Learning Support Teacher, Chadwick International
avatar for Iuliia Sterpinska

Iuliia Sterpinska

Learning Support teacher, Chadwick International School


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-211

11:00am

How do we use Science Inquiry in the NGSS classroom to engage students?
Limited Capacity filling up

What should science look like in the elementary classroom? Take simple activities and turn them into science demonstrations that will promote and support students' understanding.

Pedro Toledo is a graduate of Florida State University. He has been teaching for over 20 years, starting in Florida and currently at Daegu International School (DIS). In recent years, Pedro has focused on teaching math and science to upper elementary. Pedro coordinates the DIS STEM Fair for Elementary students and assists and supports the SKAC STEM FAIR. Pedro works to promote understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) among students and teachers.

Speakers
avatar for Pedro Toledo

Pedro Toledo

Elementary
Pedro Toledo teaches science and math at Daegu International School. Pedro began his teaching career in Miami, FL. He taught in FL for 18 years before moving to Korea with his family to continue teaching at Daegu International School. Focusing on math and science, Pedro now teaches... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-322

11:00am

Implementing a Concept-based Writing Workshop
Limited Capacity filling up

This workshop introduces a concept-based model for writing workshop. The rationale for and benefits of this type of writing workshop will be explained, and practical methods for creating a structure for such a workshop will be offered.

Eric Busse is currently an intern on the 5th-grade team at Chadwick International. Since coming to CI, he has striven not only to develop and promote a literacy culture within the school but also to utilize inquiry- and concept-based practices whenever possible (which he believes is always). These two passions naturally collided, leading him to begin experimenting with the concept-based writing workshop model.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Busse

Eric Busse

G5 Teacher
Eric Busse is currently a fifth grade teacher at Chadwick International. Before making the leap to becoming an international elementary school teacher, he taught English at language academies in Korea for nearly ten years. Having come from a background of musicians and writers, he... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-207

11:00am

ELL Strategies in Reader’s Workshop
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

In this presentation we will discuss the Reader’s Workshop model to teach reading in grades 4 and 5, and how to implement ELL strategies to support all learners. Presenters will discuss the push-in model for ELL support used at KIS Jeju and give you specific strategies to use in your next lesson.

Elaine Costeira and Eric Rosenthal are teachers at Korea International School, Jeju campus. They are both ELL Specialists in the Elementary School. Elaine and Eric support student learning in grades 4 and 5 by giving 100% push-in support during Reader's Workshop. Elaine has been teaching second language learners for fifteen years. She has taught in Canada, Japan, Thailand, China and now Korea. Eric has taught English language learners for eight years. He has worked with students in South Korea, Vietnam, and China.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Rosenthal

Eric Rosenthal

Elementary
Eric Rosenthal has had the privilege to work with English Learners since 2009. He has taught in China, Vietnam, and South Korea. He holds a master's degree in Education from The College of New Jersey, and a bachelor's degree in English, Literature, and Rhetoric from Binghamton University... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
B-216

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

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

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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RT Seoul pptx

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

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

12:30pm

Teaching Computer Science MADE EASY
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is meant for teachers who do not have a computer science background, yet are required to teach computer science in their classrooms. The workshop will cover how to incorporate various aspects of the website www.code.org into their computer science classes. This workshop is not intended for computer science teachers, who already have a strong background in computer programming. However, if you do have a strong background in computer programming, yet have never used www.code.org before, you are welcome to attend, as you will be able to pick up a few interesting ideas here and there.

Paul Min is now entering his 9th year in the teaching profession. He spent his first four years as an ESL teacher in Korean public high schools. After obtaining a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto, he went on to spend two years in China at Dalian Maple Leaf School, as a Computer Science and Information Technology teacher. He is currently in Korea at BIS Canada for his third year, teaching Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics.

Speakers
avatar for Paul Min

Paul Min

Teacher, BIS Canada
Math and Computers Teacher at BIS Canada


Saturday November 18, 2017 12:30pm - 1:30pm
B-210

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

Understanding How the Korean Language and Culture Influence Our Classroom
Limited Capacity full
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We will look at specific ways the Korean culture and language affect Korean ELLs while considering specific tips to better teach these students and set up a classroom that will meet their needs. The presentation also focuses on respecting our students' culture by learning more about it.

Chris Bracciano has been a social studies educator for twelve years with stints in Michigan, NYC, and abroad. With seven of those years spent in South Korea and ten years spent studying the language, he has developed specific techniques that work best for English language learners coming from the Korean culture. Chris currently teaches AP Macroeconomics and AP Psychology while also leading the Social Studies Department at Korea International School Jeju.

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Chris Bracciano

AP Macro and AP Psych Teacher, Korea International School Jeju


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-207

2:00pm

Making Our Students' Thinking Visible (same presentation that is given at 9:30 and 11)
Limited Capacity full
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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.

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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

2:00pm

iPads in the Art Room
Limited Capacity seats available

This is a presentation on how an iPad can be part of a workflow to create unique artworks!

Andre Quimpo is an experienced international school Art teacher and technology geek. He uses his love for technology to make artworks more interesting. Andre is currently based in Busan and is also a drummer.

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Andre Quimpo

Elementary Art Teacher, Busan International Foreign School, South Korea
Art Teacher / Drummer / Tech Geek / Star Wars, LEGO and F1 Fan.


Saturday November 18, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
B-117 (Innovation Lab)

3:30pm

Breaking the Silence: Language Building in the Content Classroom
Limited Capacity full
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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
Limited Capacity full
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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

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.

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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

3:30pm

Thinking Classrooms, Thinking Students
Limited Capacity full
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You can create an environment in your classroom where thinking and learning are prized over “work” and “grades”. Come to our session to learn about the tools it takes to make this happen based on our Harvard research. You will leave with practical advice to begin research with your own students that will show you what they need to be able to think more.

Angela Lee has 22 years teaching experience both in the US and abroad. She is National Board Certified since 2007 and has taught grade levels 8-12. She is eager to help teachers learn to become better at their practice. 

Sarah is a second-grade teacher at Daegu International School. She loves creating the optimal classroom environment and fostering a love for learning within her students. She believes collaboration is key in helping all teachers be the best that they can be.

Nicole is a third-grade teacher at Daegu International School. This is her fifth year instructing this grade level at DIS. Nicole enjoys connecting with different educators of various backgrounds and experiences and is passionate about establishing a supportive, thoughtful classroom community.  

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Angela Lee

Daegu International School
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Nicole Morissette

Third Grade Teacher, Daegu International School
I'm passionate about establishing a supportive, inquisitive, internationally-minded classroom community. Most recently I have studied child mental health, culturally responsive literature, and civil discourse. Outside of teaching I enjoy hiking, reading, and traveling to whatever... Read More →



Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-205

3:30pm

What Can Robots Do for Me? Using Robots in STEAM and Design Classes
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you like science? Art? Engineering? Technology? Do you also like robots? Would you like to put the two together and make your classes even cooler than they already are? Do you want your students to rapidly prototype, code, build and design unique robots to solve problems and meet challenges? Come to this session where we discuss different platforms for robotics in grades four to twelve. We will learn about LEGO EV3, Arduinos, Makeymakeys, and more. We will discuss projects and units that robotics can help make learning a great experience, and build some robots of our own.

Michael Bycraft has been teaching robotics, design, and engineering at Korea International School since 2015. He has helped design makerspaces and robotics programs for the elementary, middle and high school at KIS. Before moving international, he taught AP, IB, and general sciences, in the United States for a decade. His robotics and engineering programs and students have presented on the local, national, and international level. Sometimes, they even won.

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Michael Bycraft

Robotics and Design Technology, Korea International School
I currently teach design technology, engineering and robotics at Korea International School in Pangyo, Korea. I taught AP & IB sciences, including physics, engineering and environmental science for a decade in Las Vegas. I am originally from Michigan. I like nerd stuff, robots, video... Read More →


Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Village School Maker Space

3:30pm

Grade 4 Social Studies - AERO Jobalike
Limited Capacity seats available

AERO Social Studies Standards for Grade 4 requires teaching about our host country of Korea. Unfortunately, a dearth of resources means an increased amount of planning and resource creation. Perhaps we can help each other out.

Jason Baker, a Canadian residing in Korea, has been teaching for 15 years with the last three of those in Grade 4 at Cheongna Dalton School. He received his B.Ed from the University of Ottawa and a B.A. in History from Memorial University. He enjoys teaching, in general, but teaching Social Studies and pooling resources, in particular.

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Jason Baker

Grade 4, Cheongna Dalton School


Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-219

3:30pm

Mandarin Jobalike
Limited Capacity seats available

A Mandarin jobalike for sharing resources, projects and class activities.

Megan Tswei has been teaching Mandarin in middle and elementary school in Chadwick for the past 6 years. She has been teaching in language acquisition field for over 20 years. Megan is passionate in providing second language learners a friendly, fun, natural and effective language acquiring environment.

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Megan Tswei

Chadwick International School


Saturday November 18, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
B-218