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Faria Education Group brings you the Curriculum Summit in Europe! 
Join teachers and leaders from around the region as we learn from one another and advance our curriculum work.
Personalize your professional learning by attending multiple sessions that include topics on teaching strategies, curriculum development, and school leadership.

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Thursday, February 20
 

9:00am

Curriculum Review: Use reports to connect student outcomes with learning targets in Atlas (Additional Cost)
Limited Capacity seats available

In the morning you will learn how to leverage reports in Atlas to conduct a curriculum review, utilizing a review protocol that connects student outcomes with the learning targets in Atlas. In the afternoon we’ll give you supported time to put the review protocol to work. Run detailed reports to investigate the scope and sequence of specific learning targets and uncover what your assessment data reveals about your curriculum so you can determine the changes needed for student growth.

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group



Thursday February 20, 2020 9:00am - 3:00pm
Annan

9:00am

Getting the Most out of ManageBac Pre-Conference (Additional Cost)
Limited Capacity seats available

Become a ManageBac expert with this full day of exploring how the system can help with your curriculum building and collaboration, share student assessment and report cards with your school community, and support agency through our new portfolios!

9 am - 10 am: Building Unit Plans on ManageBac
  • Covering how to create and collaborate on our new units plans, showcasing PYP and how this will extend to other programmes for 2020

10 am - 11:30 am: Assessment and Designing Report Cards on ManageBac
  • How to use MB tasks
  • How to use MB gradebooks
  • Running through our current report card templates and options for DP and MYP, followed by an exclusive preview of how reports are GOING to look in the coming academic year
  • How to generate previews, update individual reports, and generate full reports
  • How to generate transcripts on ManageBac

11:30 am - 12:30 pm: Lunch

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Porfolios
  • What is the purpose of a student portfolio? What’s important to include
  • How can ManageBac help track student work?
  • How do we use our new GOALS section to help students think outside the box?
  • How do we drag and drop work to IBIS for DP
  • What does the new Portfolio button in our menu do and how will it help teachers? 

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Managing Service Learning 
  • How can Groups be used more efficiently in ManageBac?
  • How to set up custom options for service learning, SA, CAS
  • What does the student see? 
  • What makes a good service learning activity 


Speakers
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Riley Washington

Riley Washington

Customer Support Specialist, Faria Education Group | ManageBac
I am a Customer Support Specialist based in the EMEA region. If you have called in or sent us an email, it's likely I have been the person on the other end! Please feel free to ask me anything about ManageBac!


Thursday February 20, 2020 9:00am - 3:00pm
Klein
 
Friday, February 21
 

8:15am

Registration and Breakfast
There is no outside sign for Riverside School.  Please follow the signs that have been put out.  Enter the building and go up to floor 3.  View the outside here with Google's Street view.

Speakers
avatar for Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Event Coordinator, Faria Education Group
Please feel to reach out to me with any questions regarding this event!



Friday February 21, 2020 8:15am - 9:00am
The Gallery

9:00am

Welcome
There is no outside sign for Riverside School.  Please follow the signs that have been put out.  Enter the building and go up to floor 3.  View the outside here with Google's Street view.

Resources for you!

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →




Friday February 21, 2020 9:00am - 9:45am
The Gallery

10:00am

Getting School Improvement Planning Right
Limited Capacity seats available

You will become familiar with a rubric developed for international schools (and you can take it with you).  This comprehensive rubric has multiple used:  onboard key administrators, create common language, needs assessment.  This rubric is a tool to dig deep into the school's functioning and to identify areas to celebrate and areas to prioritize for improvement.  
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1F1HlONbu6kyLJXFdj8bdO8v4lJeV6JRoGIMrymACtKU/edit#slide=id.g32f9996903_0_27
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UPcM31Pvh29-odmMJ_bQ5vsXh9KJ4-plnvdT1PBjrzg/edit

Speakers
avatar for Ann Kox

Ann Kox

Curriculum Coordinator and Elementary Principal, American School of Valencia
Ann's passion is school improvement and all of things gears and wheels and grease that gets a system moving or keeps it moving. She completed her national superintendent certification and has experience and training in most administrative roles. She has worked in Wisconsin, Rio de... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
Annan

10:00am

Steps for Designing a Successful Curriculum Process
Limited Capacity filling up

While the curriculum process at each school is unique, there are common elements that lead to success. In this session we will review these steps, share examples, and help you identify areas of focus to strengthen the overall curriculum process at your school.

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group



Friday February 21, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
Watson

10:00am

Attention: Creativity is Loading!
Limited Capacity filling up

This workshop focuses on how to encourage students’ creative and critical thinking skills. It focuses on how to empower students to become independent and innovative learners, problem solvers, critical and creative thinkers to tackle the novel challenges they will face in the future.

Speakers
avatar for Berna Aslan

Berna Aslan

IB PYP English Teacher, ENKA Schools
Berna Aslan is known to be a dreamer, curious learner, maker and a gamer. She studied American Culture and Literature at university. She received her CELTA, CELTA-Young Learner Extension (CELT-YL) and did her M.A in Curriculum and Instructional Programs at Yıldız Technical University... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
Kepler

10:00am

From Teacher to Publisher: Integrating the Learner Profile with the PYP Subject Areas
Limited Capacity seats available

Take your teaching materials to the next level! Choose a Learner Profile trait and extract its essential elements. Layer these over the learning outcomes of the PYP scope and sequences. Design a layout and self-publish for a professional look to your resource! All participants receive a free LP activity book. Presentation material for this session can be found at https://www.livandbluepublishing.com/activity-planning.

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Baganz

Matthew Baganz

Teacher, Communications, Publisher, Strothoff International School; Liv & Blue Publishing, LLC
Matthew Baganz has a Master’s degree in Multicultural Education and has been working in the classroom for over 15 years, the last few of which included time in administration for the Communications Department at Strothoff International School. He opened Liv & Blue Publishing, LLC... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
Klein

12:00pm

Lunch
Speakers
avatar for Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Event Coordinator, Faria Education Group
Please feel to reach out to me with any questions regarding this event!


Friday February 21, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Senior Suite (5th Floor)

1:10pm

Introducing & Refining Aspects of Self-directed Learning on the IB Diploma Programme
Limited Capacity filling up

Introducing and refining aspects of self-directed learning on the IB Diploma programme
  1. Self-directed learning
  2. The IB Approaches to  Learning 
  3. The DP Core (CAS, TOK and EE) and self-directed learning
  4. School-supported self-taught literature
  5. Managebac as a tool for implementation
  6. An Independent Learner Licence
  7. Choice of activities
I'm looking forward to working with you in Prague. I'm also looking forward to your presentations. 

Ed Parker 
Cologne International School 

Speakers
avatar for Edward  Parker

Edward Parker

IB Diploma Coordinator, Cologne International School
Edward joined Cologne International School in 2013 after spending 10 years at an IB school in Moscow. He has twin sons who have grown up bilingually and have completed the IB PYP programme. Cologne International School has just completed its first 5-year programme evaluation and is... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Annan
  • IB Programme DP

1:10pm

Differentiated Teaching of a Foreign Language as an Instructional Tool in an International School.
Limited Capacity seats available

How can we address different students' needs and ensure equity of opportunity for learning L2? Responding to difference through flexible grouping; differentiating lesson by content, linguistic background or learning profile; and implementing IT increases students' motivation and engagement in a SLA classroom (Second Language Acquisition).
During this workshop we will curry out tasks and activities based on differentiation.

Speakers
avatar for Evdoxia Adelfopoulou

Evdoxia Adelfopoulou

Secondary Language Teacher, Pinewood American International School of Thessaloniki
I was born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece. I hold an MSc in Greek Philology from Aristotle University. At Pinewood, I teach in the Secondary Greek Department and serve as Co - Chair of MSA.Check out our blogs:https://www.managebac.com/blog/differentiated-teaching-instructiona... Read More →
avatar for Kiriaki Kostanaki

Kiriaki Kostanaki

Pinewood American International School of Thessaloniki
I was born and raised in Thessaloniki, Greece.I have been teaching Greek as a foreign language the last 8 years. I hold a BSc in Greek Philology, BSc Social and Education Policy, Msc Sciences of Education and Lifelong Learning, ICT in Education from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.The... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Klein

1:10pm

Engage Students with Authentic Assessments: Building Performance Tasks into Units of Instruction
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn how to innovate curriculum through the iterative work of upgrading what’s currently taught. Effective assessment practice is a cornerstone of high-quality curriculum, and authentic assessments that connect learning to real life application can be a powerful tool to ignite student engagement. In this hands-on session we’ll focus on upgrading our summative assessment practices by walking through the process of starting with the learning goals of an existing unit to collaboratively develop a performance-task. While not a requirement, we invite attendees to bring a unit of their own to work on during the session!

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group



Friday February 21, 2020 1:10pm - 2:10pm
Watson

2:20pm

Adopting HR Cycle for Teacher Evaluation
Limited Capacity seats available

A clear cycle from hiring, training, developing, supporting, improving, to renewal or contract termination

Covering 4 aspects: job description, evaluation process, PD needs, improvement plans.

Check out some information here:
https://www.onatlas.com/blog/the-importance-of-job-descriptions-in-teacher-evaluations
https://www.managebac.com/blog/importance-job-descriptions-teacher-evaluations

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Lin

Stephanie Lin

MS & HS Librarian, Lincoln Community School
Stephanie Lin has worked in international education for 14 years. She has worked as a Superintendent\'s office manager, HR Assistant Director, Mandarin teacher, and now Librarian. Her diverse experience provided her an opportunity to view an international school as a whole with intricate... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Annan

2:20pm

"Ways of Seeing" Backward Planning Through Different Lenses
Limited Capacity filling up

  1. Identify through survey what group subjects are taught or chosen by students.
  2. Share best practice with a unit that is currently being taught at BISS and demonstrate how this prepares current MYP students for the group 3 subject choices and TOK.
  3. Work together to produce unit outlines that teachers can take back to own schools and implement using the model demonstrated.
For those that attended if you wish to have access to my resources on the Managebac stream, please let me know vicky.reed@biss.no

I am happy to share them with you, sample assessments etc.

Speakers
VR

Victoria Reed

Head of College, The British International School of Stavanger
Victoria is an accomplished leader and educator with over 18 years of experience in post sixteen education. She is committed to developing stimulating learning environments where conceptual, inquiry-based learning flourishes. She is a solution-focused, collaborative and motivating... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Kepler

2:20pm

Literacy at the PreK and K Level
Limited Capacity seats available

Developing strong language and literacy skills are a foundational building block for school success. Children should experience story comprehension, phonological awareness, and phonics in developmentally appropriate and engaging environments. We'll look at examples of curriculum mapping structures to clearly define these elements and ways to build strong integration within the curriculum.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group



Friday February 21, 2020 2:20pm - 3:20pm
Watson

3:30pm

Leading ACE Learning Principles
Limited Capacity filling up

This introduction to ACE Accreditation will explore the 10 Learning Principles and their connection  to quality curriculum, innovative teaching and learning. The session includes an overview of ACE accreditation and how it is used to engage the community in conversations about quality education and learning, while preparing for school accreditation.

Check out Darlene's blog article!

Speakers
avatar for Darlene Fisher

Darlene Fisher

NEASC
Darlene Fisher has worked for 30 years as a leader and teacher globally, including in Australia, Oman, Thailand, India, Turkey, UK and the USA. Her doctoral research focused on the impact of culture on effective leadership practices. Darlene currently works with NEASC as an International... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Kepler

3:30pm

Atlas: Changing The Mindset from Mandatory to Useful
Limited Capacity filling up

I will focus in on the components of Atlas and how they can help with instruction. We will then pick apart the components and I will hand out and show more exciting ways this can be used in the classroom to help guide planning and instruction. Too often teachers look at this tool as another requirement and once you navigate it correctly it can have a profound impact on what you are doing in your classroom and planning.

Speakers
avatar for Ann Morris

Ann Morris

Team Lead /Curriculum Head Of Fifth Grade, American Creativity Academy
Ann Morris is an accomplished teacher who has been on the international circuit of teaching for the past six years, in three different countries, and ten years in the United States. In the past few years she has obtained her Masters in Educational Leadership with a Principal Certificate... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Annan

3:30pm

Making Fluid Setting Work in Primary Maths
Limited Capacity seats available

We will be discussing using fluid setting as a tool to support the diversity of learners in our classes. This will be a practical workshop exploring how teachers can make sure that all students receive the Maths teaching that will help them develop the skills they need.  We will explore methods for pre-assessment, how to break the stigma of students feeling like they aren't "good at Maths" and teaching strategies to make Maths class relevant and exciting for all students while developing their problem solving skills.

Speakers
avatar for Eliza Stine

Eliza Stine

Primary School Curriculum Coordinator/Teacher, Riverside International School
Eliza Stine is originally from the Colorado but has been living and teaching overseas for the past fourteen years. For the past eleven she has been at Riverside International School in Prague. She is the Primary School Curriculum Coordinator as well as a classroom teacher. Eliza has... Read More →
avatar for Joan Whittaker

Joan Whittaker

Teacher, Riverside Primary School
Joan Whittaker is a Primary School teacher at Riverside International School in Prague. She holds a Bsc in Archaeology, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education. Prior to teaching internationally, she taught in the UK for five years at a small rural school. A life-long lover of... Read More →



Friday February 21, 2020 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Klein

4:30pm

Optional Consulting Time with ManageBac or Atlas!
Limited Capacity seats available

Please select a time for your consulting time!



Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group


Friday February 21, 2020 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Gallery

7:00pm

Social Event
Please join us for a networking opportunity and a chance to get out and explore more of Prague!

We will be meeting at U Supa Restaurant and Brewery for a beer tasting and dinner. A sommelier will be guiding the beer tasting so it will be educational and delicious! U Supa is the oldest brewery in Prague with a restaurant. It began in the 15th century and located in the Old Town in the middle of King's way.

Please meet us at the restaurant at 19:00. It is located at:
Old Town Brewery U Supa
Celetná 22, Prague 1

Speakers
avatar for Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Event Coordinator, Faria Education Group
Please feel to reach out to me with any questions regarding this event!


Friday February 21, 2020 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Old Town Brewery U Supa Celetná 22, Prague 1
 
Saturday, February 22
 

8:30am

Breakfast
Speakers
avatar for Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Event Coordinator, Faria Education Group
Please feel to reach out to me with any questions regarding this event!



Saturday February 22, 2020 8:30am - 9:00am
The Gallery

9:00am

Designing an Evaluation Process Supporting Faculty Growth
Limited Capacity seats available

"Designing an evaluation process supporting faculty growth" - Instructional Leadership practices inform the development of effective teacher evaluation processes.

Our aim in this session will be to discuss:
  1. Planning and implementing evaluation cycles 
  2. Designing contextualized evaluations 
  3. Conducting purposeful evaluations 
  4. Success indicators for impactful teaching 
  5. Follow-up mechanisms 
  6. School culture shifts.

Speakers
avatar for Melanie Pages

Melanie Pages

Assistant Head of Secondary School - IB DP Coordinator, Amadeus International School Vienna
Educational leaders can significantly support their school\\\'s curriculum delivery, and the students\\\' learning process, by promoting the professional growth of their faculty. During our time together at the Curriculum Summit we will have the opportunity to reflect on the appraisal... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Kepler

9:00am

ManageBac and PYP Next
Limited Capacity seats available

  • First look at and training on flexible unit template editor and enhanced PYP features
  • Closer look at the new UI and navigation tips to take back to your teachers
  • Best practices for managing Service Learning and Exhibition
  • Configuring PYP Subjects, Assessment, and Portfolio settings

Speakers
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Riley Washington

Riley Washington

Customer Support Specialist, Faria Education Group | ManageBac
I am a Customer Support Specialist based in the EMEA region. If you have called in or sent us an email, it's likely I have been the person on the other end! Please feel free to ask me anything about ManageBac!


Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Klein

9:00am

Blended Learning in a Student Centered Classroom using Google Apps for Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Why is it useful to combine blended learning strategies with student centered instruction? How can you easily weave learner centered strategies (which is one type of student centered instruction) into your existing curriculum, units, and lessons? What is blended learning? What does research say about using blended learning? Why is blended learning considered more age appropriate in the secondary setting as opposed to flipped learning?

Speakers
avatar for Constance Bahn

Constance Bahn

Secondary Biology and ESS IB1 Teacher, MEF International School
Constance Bahn has worked for 14 years as an educator both within schools and in the field of marketing. She has worked in public schools in the United States and international private schools in Japan and Turkey. She voluntarily developed and scaffolded curriculum and instructional... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Annan

9:00am

Self Directed Learning: How to Build the Skills
Limited Capacity seats available

Self-Directed Learning is a growing area of development in curriculum world-wide.  IB students are expected to  be self-directed and active agents in their learning. The ACE Learning Principles expect students to be self-directed and engaged with and responsible for their learning. We will explore how the appropriate skills can be developed in any and all subjects.  

Check out Darlene's blog article!

Speakers
avatar for Darlene Fisher

Darlene Fisher

NEASC
Darlene Fisher has worked for 30 years as a leader and teacher globally, including in Australia, Oman, Thailand, India, Turkey, UK and the USA. Her doctoral research focused on the impact of culture on effective leadership practices. Darlene currently works with NEASC as an International... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Watson

11:10am

4 Steps of an Effective Brainstorming to Accelerate the Decision Making Process
Limited Capacity filling up

Session will explore:
  • streamline decision making process
  • get a valuable decision out of a brainstorming
  • get an understanding of how to integrate Norms of Collaboration in meeting

The flow of the hour will be:
  • Inclusion Activity and setting Working agreements (10 Min)
  • Activity 1: The Brainstoming 4-step-Process (40 Min)
  • Closing Activity (10 Min)


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Karina Rodegra

Dr. Karina Rodegra

IB Coordinator, The British International School Bratislava
An enthusiastic, hard working and competent administrative professional who possesses the required level of international experience needed to deliver high quality, student focused, and effective outcome in an international school setting. Key qualities include being able to integrate... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Watson

11:10am

Approaches to Template Design in Atlas
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us as we explore how to design and customize unit templates to support your initiatives and approach to curriculum. We will discuss examples that show how other schools have captured key components of their curriculum to make their work more meaningful.

We will be using Padlet in this session to share examples!

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Kepler

11:10am

The PYP and your National Curriculum - A Happy Marriage?
Limited Capacity seats available

  • Identify difficulties that schools are currently facing through survey before the session (ie. fitting Maths / English goals into a PYP way of teaching)
  • Share data of key 'obstacles' to PYP planning when linked to national curriculum
  • Share 'best practice' from BISS - scope & sequence documents / lesson examples / assessment outcomes 
  • Collaboratively explore possibilities to accommodate and implement ideas at other schools (ie. teaching Maths curriculum using PYP teaching strategies; writing scope and sequence documents that fulfil criteria for national curriculum as well as PYP)

Speakers
avatar for Susanne Fischer

Susanne Fischer

PYP Coordinator, British International School Stavanger
Susanne is a passionate and enthusiastic curriculum coordinator, always buzzing with ideas. She loves challenges and problem solving, be it the never ending puzzle of timetables, organising whole school week-long events or finding creative ways for colleagues to collaborate with each... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Annan

11:10am

The Two Hemispheres' Reflection Chart for CAS Reflections
Limited Capacity seats available

A chart to use in their schools to help their students to develop easy, fast, creative and analytical reflections for CAS.

  • 10’ Introduction: The need to channel students' creative and analytical skills by analysing altogether a few students’ written reflections.
  • 15’ How “The two hemispheres reflection chart” works? A real example.
  • 20’ Working in groups with the chart.
  • 15’ Putting in common our work.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Diaz Gonzalez

Sara Diaz Gonzalez

Spanish LAC & B Teacher and CAS Coordinator, International School of Bologna
Sara was born in Galicia -Nord West of Spain in the sea side. She studied Communication and Cinema Studies in Wales and after a year in Barcelona, she moved to Italy to study Italian Language & Literature where she fell in love for teaching refugees in a squat. From then, she is been... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Klein

12:10pm

Lunch
Speakers
avatar for Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Event Coordinator, Faria Education Group
Please feel to reach out to me with any questions regarding this event!


Saturday February 22, 2020 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Senior Suite (5th Floor)

1:15pm

Part 1: Atlas Reports and Data Literacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Review the various analytical reports available in Atlas. Walk through a process to interpret the data and determine the questions that the reports help answer.

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Kepler

1:15pm

Using ManageBac to Streamline IBDP Deadlines
Limited Capacity filling up

Broad Outline:
* Introduction
* Deadline Programme Aims
* ManageBac Calendar Features
- Tasks
- TurnItIn protocols
* iSAMS and Google (Microsoft) features to support deadlines programme
* Action Research results (impact of our Deadline Programme on student wellbeing and IB results)

Speakers
avatar for Chantelle Buchanan

Chantelle Buchanan

Upper School (Tracking), The English College in Prague
Having worked in the US, UK and Europe, Chantelle has designed curricula and systems in various qualification programmes. Although an artist at heart, Chantelle embraces technology to enhance the teaching and learning process. She focuses on ensuring data is accessible and useful... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Annan
  • IB Programme DP

1:15pm

Organize your Learning with a Pacing Calendar in Early Childhood
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop, we will discuss the challenge of mapping integrated units within a written curriculum at the early childhood/primary years level.   By examining different visual pacing calendars, we will also look at ways to unitize learning and organize them on a curriculum map.  Participants will be encouraged to brainstorm alternative approaches to organize their current pacing calendars in ways that support the needs of their youngest learners.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group



Saturday February 22, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Klein

2:25pm

ManageBac Q&A
Come join Riley and bring your MB questions!

Speakers
avatar for Riley Washington

Riley Washington

Customer Support Specialist, Faria Education Group | ManageBac
I am a Customer Support Specialist based in the EMEA region. If you have called in or sent us an email, it's likely I have been the person on the other end! Please feel free to ask me anything about ManageBac!


Saturday February 22, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Klein

2:25pm

Part 2: Atlas Reports and Data Literacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Review the various analytical reports available in Atlas. Walk through a process to interpret the data and determine the questions that the reports help answer.

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Kepler

2:25pm

Academic Honesty in a Digital World
Limited Capacity full

Academic Honesty is very important in the digital world. Having the right mindset about how to enforce it, as well as how it is approached in the classroom, can help both students and teachers.

This workshop will focus on the healthy integration of Academic Honesty into the school environment.

Speakers
avatar for Lasse Nielsen

Lasse Nielsen

Academic Honesty Coordinator, The Ostrava International School
Lasse Nielsen is originally from Denmark but has lived in the Czech Republic for the last 9 years. He is currently teaching both MYP and DP at The Ostrava International school. Lasse is also in charge of Academic Honesty. He works with a team of dedicated teachers to insure the academic... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Watson

3:30pm

Closing Remarks
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Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group
avatar for Riley Washington

Riley Washington

Customer Support Specialist, Faria Education Group | ManageBac
I am a Customer Support Specialist based in the EMEA region. If you have called in or sent us an email, it's likely I have been the person on the other end! Please feel free to ask me anything about ManageBac!


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:30pm - 3:45pm
The Gallery

4:00pm

Optional Consulting Time with ManageBac or Atlas!
Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
TBD
 
Sunday, February 23
 

9:00am

Optional Consulting Time with ManageBac or Atlas!
Limited Capacity seats available

Presented by
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →


Sunday February 23, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm
TBD