Presentations

3 practical ways to cultivate professional learning in your school and beyond

IB Asia Pacific Conference – Hyderabad, India, March 2016

Presentation slides

IBAP presentation

 

Introduction to building a Professional Learning Network (PLN)

Exemplars of documents used to support job-a-like days for teachers in the Shanghai and Jiangsu – IB World Schools Network

*If you wish to use these resources below for your own network, please kindly acknowledge the work that my colleague, Renee Rehfeldt, has done in preparing these documents. Thank you.

DP Jiangsu and Shanghai Network Job-A-Like letter – 2015 May 29

DP Jiangsu and Shanghai Network Job-a-Likes – Setting an Agenda – August 2015

DP Jiangsu and Shanghai Network Job-a-Likes – Responsibilities – August 2015

DP Jiangsu and Shanghai Network Job-a-Likes – Essential Agreements for participants – August 2015

DP Jiangsu and Shanghai Network Job-a-Likes – Checklist – August 2015

MYP Jiangsu and Shanghai Network Job-a-Likes – Setting Agenda – Sept 2015MYP Jiangsu and Shanghai Network Job-a-Likes – Setting Agenda – April 2014

Developing Literacy Across the Curriculum

EARCOS Weekend Workshop – Suzhou, China, September 25 and 25

Presentation Slides

literacy-workshop-slides-day-1-building-academic-vocabulary

reading-skills

speaking-skills-ppt

literacy-workshop-day-2-writing

Useful websites for Academic Vocabulary Games

Kahoot

Quia – look specifically for the shared activities

Quizlet

Socrative

Reading

The Art and Science of Teaching / Summarizing to Comprehend

Reading graphic organizers

Visible Thinking – by Project Zero

Resources for Visible Thinking

Free Public Domain Audiobooks

Reading A-Z

ASCD article – summarizing to comprehend

The writing process

Implementing the writing process

Pre-writing and drafting – Using thought stems

A great resource for Bloom’s Taxonomy and question stems

26 sentence stems for use with speaking and writing to develop higher order thinking

Using graphic organizers in the Pre-writing stage

Daily Teaching Tolls – graphic organisers

Graphic Organizers from Horton Mifflin Harcourt

Teaching Nominalisation

Nominalisation activities

Books / References

The Secret of Literacy

Building Academic Vocabulary

Total Literacy Techniques

Active Literacy Across the Curriculum

Images of Teacher Collaborative work form the workshop

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