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Beijing: Literate Lives: Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Our Learners

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Canadian International School of Beijing

8 Liangmaqiao Rd, SanYuan Qiao, Chaoyang Qu

Beijing, Beijing Shi 100125

China

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Literate Lives: Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Our Learners

Workshop Descriptor:

How can we meet today’s academic goals and engage kids in a workshop model inspired by real-world texts and authors?

In a word, inquiry.

Participants will notice and note through activities that show exactly how to use an inquiry mindset to bolster the way students can read like readers and read like writers.

Drawing from Sara’s books, Being the Change: Lessons and Strategies to teach Social Comprehension and Upstanders: How to Engage Middle School Hearts and Minds with Inquiry, participants will also do the practical work to help students to amplify voice and learn the targeted social skills and habits to help us comprehend social issues and participate in relevant, transparent conversations.

If we can commit to approaching this work as the lead learner, teaching with curiosity and modeling vulnerability rather than rigid certainty, we can build habitats of trust where kids (and adults) participate in a learning discussions, and where expression, identity, and social literacy matter.

Together we will be immersed in, and create, a workshop model built around choice, agency, identity, small-group collaboration, and critical thinking. We will walk out with a toolbox filled with teaching strategies, structures, tools, and handouts.

Audience:

All elementary and middle school teachers, leadership, and instructional coaches


Workshop Leader: Sara K. Ahmed

Sara K. Ahmed is currently a literacy coach at NIST International School in Bangkok, Thailand. She has taught in urban, suburban, public, independent, and international schools, where her classrooms were designed to help students consider their own identities and see the humanity in others. Sara is coauthor with Harvey "Smokey" Daniels of Upstanders: How to Engage Middle School Hearts and Minds with Inquiry. She has served on the teacher leadership team for Facing History and Ourselves, an international organization devoted to developing critical thinking and empathy for others. Sara's new book, Being the Change: Lessons in Social Comprehension, is due out March 2018. You can find her on Twitter @SaraKAhmed and on the Heinemann website: https://www.heinemann.com/authors/99305.aspx


Conference Schedule:
Saturday 8 September 2018

0830-0900 Welcome

0900-1030 Session one

1030-1100 Break (snacks provided)

1100-1300 Session two

1300-1345 Lunch (lunch provided)

1345-1545 Session three


Sunday 9 September 2018

0830-1030 Session one

1030-1100 Break (snacks provided)

1100-1230 Session two (conclusion of workshop)


Certificates

All participants will receive a certificate of participation for the workshop.


Workshop Registration Fee

Early Bird Fee: US$320.00

Registration fee after the 8 June 2018: US$350.00

Registration fee after the 8 August 2018: US$380.00


Cancellation Policy

Please note that each workshop will proceed based on participant registration. Innovative Global Education will inform you by 8 August, 2018 if the workshop is to be cancelled. If the workshop is cancelled your full payment will be reimbursed. If the workshop is proceeding you will not receive an email.


Workshop Participation

If Innovative Global Education is informed by by 8 August, 2018 that a participant is unable to attend the workshop, a full refund will be given. If notification of not being able to participate is after 8 August, 2018 IGE will be unable to refund the registration fee.


If, for any reason, a school needs to either transfer a registered participant to another workshop from the workshop registered or change the name of the participant attending a workshop, Innovative Global Education can make these changes on request from school or participant at any time.


Accommodation:

GuangMing Hotel

To book the hotel you can visit the website below and book online:

www.guangminghotelbeijing.com


Getting There:

The school is a very short walk from the hotel. See directions on the map below.

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Canadian International School of Beijing

8 Liangmaqiao Rd, SanYuan Qiao, Chaoyang Qu

Beijing, Beijing Shi 100125

China

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