This workshop has been cancelled due to unavailability of the workshop leader.
Differentiation: Attending the Needs
“ The success of education depends on adapting teaching to individual differences among learners" - Yuezheng, in 4th century B.C. China.
As a student once stated in their feedback, 'I like this class because there's something different going on all the time. My other classes, they are like peanut butter for lunch every single day. This class, it's like my teacher really knows how to cook. It's like she runs a really good restaurant with a big menu and all.'
This workshop will provide a tool-kit of approaches and strategies for building differentiated learning environments.
define what differentiation is
examine personal educational beliefs about differentiation
examine the significance of a student learning profile and implications for informing differentiation
understand that differentiation is connected to readiness, interest and learning profile
examine the role of motivation in a differentiated learning enviroment
explore and develop respectful tasks that promote differenitation in the classroom
understand the importance of flexible grouping
explore the connection between formative assessment and differentiation
reflect on the role of the teacher, student and environment in a differentiated classroom
Workshop Leader Biography: Andrea Muller
Andrea MULLER is an experienced international teacher and consultant who has worked in and with many schools throughout New Zealand, Australia, Asia, Middle East and Europe. In these settings, she has had roles that include curriculum coordinator and adviser, and programme manager with the International Baccalaureate. Her current role is consultant and Regional Director for Innovative Global Education. In this role, she has worked extensively in Asia Pacific and Middle East. Critical to this role is leading and evolving a sustainable model of coaching for enduring professional learning. This model involves developing and designing curriculum frameworks; working in partnership with teams to review and refine planning, teaching and assessment and supporting significant shifts in pedagogy in both local and international settings.
Andrea has recently co written a book, 'Taking the Complexity Out of Concepts' available through Hawker Brownlow Publishers
Saturday 1 October
8.30 - 9.00 Introduction to the conference
9.00 - 10.30 Session One
10.30 - 11.00 Break (snacks provided)
11.00 - 1.00 Session Two
1.00 - 1.45 Lunch (lunch provided)
1.45 - 3.45 Session Three
Sunday 2 October
8.30 - 10.30 Session Four
10.30 - 11.00 Break (snacks provided)
11.00 - 1.00 Session Five (conclusion of workshop)
All participants will receive a certificate of participation for the workshop.
Early Bird Fee: US$260
Registration fee after the 31 August 2016: US$290
Registration fee after the 31 September 2016: US$320
Please note that each workshop will proceed based on participant registration. Innovative Global Education will inform you by 1 September, 2016 if the workshop is to be cancelled. If the workshop is cancelled your full payment will be reimbursed.
If Innovative Global Education is informed by 1 September, 2016 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 1 September, 2016 IGE will be unable to refund the registration fee.
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