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Caulfield Grammar School

217 Glen Eira Road

Saint Kilda East, VIC 3183

Australia

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Differentiation: Attending to Needs

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“ 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.

Participants will:

  • define what differentiation is

  • examine personal educational beliefs about differentiation

  • examine the significance of a student as a learner 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 environment

  • explore and develop respectful tasks that promote differentiation 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

Audience:

This workshop is for teachers that teach from Prep to Grade 10.

Please note: This workshop is for participants with limited knowledge or understanding of differentiation


Workshop Leader Biography: Andrea Muller

Andrea MULLER is an experienced international teacher, administrator 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 global education program manager. Her current role is consultant and Regional Director of Innovative Global Education. In this role, she works extensively in Asia Pacific and Middle East. Critical to this role is leading and evolving a sustainable model of professional learning. This model involves reviving and designing curriculum frameworks; coaching and mentoring pedagogy in classrooms; reviewing and refining planning, teaching and assessment in both local and international settings. Andrea is a co-author of a recent publication: ‘Taking the Complexity Out of Concepts’ http://www.hbe.com.au/ and a recent article in Childhood Education: Teaching Beyond the Facts: .....

Workshop Timings:

Saturday May 05 2018

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 May 06 2018

8.30 - 10.30 Session Four

10.30 - 11.00 Break (snacks provided)

11.00 - 12.30 Session Five (conclusion of workshop)

Certificates

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

Workshop Registration Fee

Early Bird Fee: US$300.00

Registration fee after the 05 March 2018: US$330.00

Registration fee after the 05 April 2018: US$360.00

Cancellation Policy

Please note that each workshop will proceed based on participant registration. Innovative Global Education will inform you by April 05 2018 if the workshop is to be cancelled. If the workshop is cancelled your full payment will be reimbursed.

Workshop Participation

If Innovative Global Education is informed by April 05 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 April 05 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 the school or participant.


Accommodation:

The hotel we have been recommended by the host school is the

Novotel, St Kilda: http://www.novotelstkilda.com.au/

The hotel is approximately a 5 minute drive from the school campus

Participants to inform on booking that you are attending IGE Conference. You will be entitled to a 10% discount on room prices at the time of booking.

Note: Novotel has set up an online booking process for participants. Please use the link below:

http://businesstravel.accorhotels.com/gb/booking/advanced-search.shtml?identification.reserverType=SC&identification.reserverId=SCP654072&identification.reserverContract=IN776NZ234

Transportation to and from Caulfield Grammar:

Parking at Caulfield Grammar:

For those coming by car, there is some parking on site at Gate 1 (no parking in Gate 2 or 3) but there may be Saturday sport so parking would be limited. There is parking outside around the campus.

Coming by train:

For those coming by train, the campus is about a 10min walk from Ripponlea train station.

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217 Glen Eira Road

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