inquiring – conceptual understanding – contextualizing – collaborating – differentiating – assessing – reflecting
How do we, as educators, take responsibility for our professional growth in order to be the best we can be for AIS students?
We show empathy, compassion and respect. We have a commitment to service, and we act to make a positive difference in the lives of others and in the world around us. (IBO. IB Learner Profile. Caring. 2013.)
How are you taking charge of your learning?
Set an objective for your learning this week!
The Innovator’s Mindset. Great teachers have been “innovators” long before any of the current technologies existed in our world. It was always about doing something better with what was available, to help kids. In this workshop, George Couros will discuss the idea and characteristics of the “Innovator’s Mindset”, and how they can make a significant impact on the learning of ourselves and ultimately our students. May 19 – 20, 2017. Bangkok, Thailand. Learn more. #knowledgeable #inquirers
Knowledge Source Institute. In addition to providing PD opportunities that promote Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Communication, we work with our trainers to ensure that our workshop participants go back with knowledge and skills they can implement in their classrooms/schools. Check out PD opportunities offered in Thailand during the 2016 – 2017 school year. Workshop leaders include: Maxine Driscoll, Dr. Carol Ann Tomlinson, Dr. James H. Stronge, and Geroge Couros. #knowledgeable #inquirers
Leading Innovative Change. Although schools are moving forward, change is always something that many struggle with. Focusing on an innovator’s mindset and our “why”, this workshop, led by George Couros, is meant for leaders to help others within their organization not only accept change, but embrace it, to create better powerful learning opportunities for our learners. May 17 – 18, 2017. Bangkok, Thailand. Learn more. #knowledgeable #inquirers
NESA Weekend Training Institutes 2016 – 2017. NESA’s weekend training institutes are a fantastic place to spend your professional learning time and money! NESA’s Training Institute model is a cohort approach where participants choose one offering that will be their focus for the two-day experience. #inquirers #open-minded
Neuroscience for the Learner. Neuroscience offers teachers a scientific understanding of how the brain learns and the impact on effective classroom practice. Click here for brochure. Cost: US$595. For further information, contact email@example.com #inquirers
Teacher/Principal/Counselor/Teacher Leader Training Centers. Institutes are held each June-July in London and Miami and include intensive 7-day and 5-day courses addressing the essential skills necessary to be an effective leader, teacher, and counselor in an international school. Register now for a summer learning experience! #knowledgeable
Women, Leadership and Education. Why does gender diversity matter for innovation and growth? Decades of research show that organisations with more women in leadership roles do better. Click here for brochure. Cost: US$595. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. #open-minded
If you have any questions or need Twitter coaching, please let a #AISQ8 ‘member’ know. We’re excited to start this learning journey together! #communicators #risk-takers
Survey Data Collection and Analytics Specialization, University of Michigan (Starts April 25, from $49)
Improve Your English Communication Skills Specialization, Georgia Institute of Technology (starts May 2, from $79)
Coursera. Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for FREE. Dare to be a Courserian! #balanced
“The ability to multitask with a cellphone is an illusion. With a phone in front of them, students’ thinking is fragmented, as is all their work.”
Grit may be essential. But it is not attractive.