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Thursday, October 6
 

08:45

New World Hotel to SSIS ( Pre-Conference Pickup)
Thursday October 6, 2016 08:45 - 08:50
TBA

08:45

09:00

10:00

Bring Coding to Your ES Classroom
There is significant momentum in education today to teach coding.  As with anything that we add into the curriculum we are faced with questions of:


  • How does this enhance learning?

  • Does it fit into my school’s standards?  

  • How do I get started?


This session will focus on these questions. The session will be geared towards participants with varied levels of coding ability (beginners are welcome) who work with kids from K-6. Participants will learn how to get started teaching coding to elementary kids and how to use it to enhance what is already being taught. Participants will look at the benefits of teaching coding to elementary kids. There will be unplugged learning activities to introduce coding concepts as well as hands on learning opportunities to work with Scratch, Scratch Jr and Beebots. By the end of the session you will have enough knowledge of coding to begin integrating it into your teaching, opening creative doors for your students like never before.



Speakers
avatar for Mindy Slaughter

Mindy Slaughter

Classroom Teacher, United Nations International School of Hanoi
Mindy is a 4th grade teacher, tech coach and PYP Workshop Leader. After bringing coding into her classroom at UNIS Hanoi, she discovered the tremendous learning opportunities that it created. She is passionate about fostering students creative and problem solving abilities and loves... Read More →


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
C401

10:00

Coaching for Transformational Learning
Speakers
avatar for Ben Sheridan

Ben Sheridan

Digital Learning Coach, NIST International School
Ben Sheridan has been teaching for 14 years most of which as been at international schools in Thailand, India, Cambodia, Korea, and Indonesia. He has worked as a classroom teacher, digital learning coach, technology coordinator, and instructional designer. Ben is passionate about... Read More →


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
C400-1

10:00

Developing a 'Libratory' Mindset
Speakers
avatar for Katy Jean Vance

Katy Jean Vance

Librarian, Yokohama International School
Libraries. Research. Invigorating Communities.


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
C405

10:00

Google Apps for Education
Speakers
avatar for Shaun Kirkwood

Shaun Kirkwood

Fun Cultivator, Educational Consultant
Shaun is an EdTech Consultant, having most recently worked at Singapore American School. He works with grade level teams to integrate the use of iPads and Google Docs into existing curriculum. He was a Civil Engineer in a past life, loves geeking out with a spreadsheet, and is an... Read More →


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
C403

10:00

Learning in the Making
Speakers
avatar for Brian C Smith

Brian C Smith

Computing & Technology Teacher, Hong Kong International School


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
ES Makerspace

10:00

Learning Out Loud
Speakers
avatar for Nicki Hambleton

Nicki Hambleton

Teacher of Art, United World College of South East Asia


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
C404

10:00

Students as Media Creators
Speakers
avatar for Frank Hua

Frank Hua

IT Integration Coordinator, International School Ho Chi Minh City


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
C402

10:00

T​he​ ACT Project: Integrating Makerspaces, Design Thinking, PBL, and STEAM
Pre Con Leader
avatar for David Lee

David Lee

Design Innovation Specialist, Singapore American School
I am currently the elementary Design Innovation Specialist at Singapore American School in Singapore. My responsibility at the school is to facilitate educators in integrating STEM subject areas meaningfully and purposefully into their curriculum to increase learner engagement and... Read More →


Thursday October 6, 2016 10:00 - 16:00
A209/A213 MS Design Lab

12:00

Lunch: 2nd Floor Kiosk next to HS Library
Thursday October 6, 2016 12:00 - 13:00
A208 MS Gym

14:00

Break
Thursday October 6, 2016 14:00 - 14:15
TBA

14:30

Break
Thursday October 6, 2016 14:30 - 14:45
TBA

15:00

Saigon Prince Hotel to SSIS
Thursday October 6, 2016 15:00 - 15:00
TBA

15:00

New World Hotel to SSIS
Thursday October 6, 2016 15:00 - 15:05
TBA

16:00

Registration/Finger Food
Thursday October 6, 2016 16:00 - 17:30
TBA

17:30

Conference Opening Learn2Talks
Thursday October 6, 2016 17:30 - 18:30
Auditorium

18:45

Administrators 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
MB

Molly Burger

Middle School Principal, Saigon South International School
avatar for Emily Sargent-Beasley

Emily Sargent-Beasley

Deputy Head of School, Shanghai American School - Pudong Campus

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C318

18:45

Administrators 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
DK

Dan Keller

Elementary Principal, Saigon South International School
avatar for Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

Head of School, ISHCMC-AA
Mark is in his 30th year as an educator, at his 9th school in his 6th country. In his current roll as the Head of School at AAVN he tells people that "he is a Canadian educator, delivering the American curriculum, to Vietnamese students for a British company." If nothing else he... Read More →

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C403

18:45

Curriculum Leaders
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Heather Carreiro

Heather Carreiro

Deputy Head of School, ISHCMC - American Academy
Heather is an international educator and writer who has lived in Vietnam, Morocco, and Pakistan. She often thinks and writes about the intersection of technology & identity. Heather enjoys jamming on the electric bass and cross-country jumping on horseback. Learn more on her blog... Read More →
avatar for Liz Cho

Liz Cho

Principal of Teaching and Learning, Korea International School
Educator since 2003, Liz is passionate about empowering teachers and students. She has taken on various leadership roles in education, and she is currently serving as the Principal of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School (KIS), not too far outside of the city limits... Read More →

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C411

18:45

Design Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jeff Layman

Jeff Layman

Design Head of Department, International School Kuwait
I'm the Design HoD at the American International School of Kuwait. This is my 5th year teaching abroad after 4 years teaching back home in the US. I'm heavily involved with clubs, sports and after school activities. I love making things, learning new stuff and helping students experience... Read More →
avatar for Jacob McCullough

Jacob McCullough

Computer/Design Teacher, Korea International School

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C402

18:45

EAL/ESL
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Alis Gorcea

Alis Gorcea

ELD 7; ELD 8, Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand
Alis Gorcea has been a teacher for 14 years and has taught Middle School ELD on three different continents so far. Currently, she works at Ruamrudee International School in Bangkok where she is the Middle School ELD Head of Department. She co-teaches Humanities in grade 7th and 8th... Read More →
MH

Marcelle Houterman

EAL teacher, International School of Phnom Penh

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C404

18:45

Elementary Generalist 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Mindy Slaughter

Mindy Slaughter

Classroom Teacher, United Nations International School of Hanoi
Mindy is a 4th grade teacher, tech coach and PYP Workshop Leader. After bringing coding into her classroom at UNIS Hanoi, she discovered the tremendous learning opportunities that it created. She is passionate about fostering students creative and problem solving abilities and loves... Read More →
LW

Lee Wong

Grade 1 Class Teacher

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C405

18:45

Elementary Generalist 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Nora Hamzeh

Nora Hamzeh

International School Ho Chi Minh City, International School Ho Chi Minh City

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C406

18:45

Elementary Generalist 3
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Lisa Featherstone

Lisa Featherstone

Aquatics Director/Assistant EE coordinator, Korea International School

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C408

18:45

English/Language Arts
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Lindsey Kundel

Lindsey Kundel

Upper School English & Journalism, Taipei American School

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C409

18:45

Humanities/Social Studies 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Scott Garbus

Scott Garbus

Secondary School Humanities Coordinator, Australian International School of Saigon
Mr. Garbus is teaching IB Diploma and IGCSE Economics and has recently been appointed as an IB Examiner. He has lived and worked in Asia since August, 2000. Prior to joining the AIS team, he served as Social Studies Department Head and MUN Director at another international school... Read More →
avatar for Rajesh Kripalani

Rajesh Kripalani

IB History Teacher & TOK Coordinator, Fudan International School, Shanghai
Rajesh has been a full-time educator for 20 years - in India, Indonesia and China. He is passionate about teaching IB Diploma History and Theory of Knowledge. He is an avid follower of conversations around best practices in pedagogy and leadership as well as in educational technology... Read More →

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C407

18:45

Humanities/Social Studies 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Andrea Khambalia

Andrea Khambalia

Middle School Social Studies Teacher, Saigon South International School
Originally from Canada, I have been an International Educator for 13 years, teaching in Spain, Brazil, Bulgaria and currently Vietnam. ​I love working with students and I find their creativity, receptivity and open-mindedness inspiring. I am interested in innovation, design thinking... Read More →
avatar for Emily Wolf

Emily Wolf

MS Social Studies Teacher, Saigon South International School

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C412

18:45

Information Literacy/Library
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
EC

Elizabeth Cominole

Librarian, International School Ho Chi Minh City - American Academy
avatar for Katy Jean Vance

Katy Jean Vance

Librarian, Yokohama International School
Libraries. Research. Invigorating Communities.

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C410

18:45

Mathematics
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Yojin Chung

Yojin Chung

MS Mathematics Teacher, International School Manila
Food, math connections, the arts, culture, languages
avatar for Carey Nourse

Carey Nourse

HS Mathematics Teacher, International School Manila
I am a mathematics enthusiast but a basketball addict.

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C413

18:45

Science 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for jozef bendik

jozef bendik

AP Biology teacher
avatar for David Bullio

David Bullio

1st Grade Teacher, Taipei American School

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C316

18:45

Science 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Alex Bunting

Alex Bunting

HS Physics Teacher, Saigon South International School
Talk to me about Physics teaching, online classroom tools and the role and use of video gaming in education.
avatar for Gil Legaspi

Gil Legaspi

Teacher, Saigon South International School

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C313

18:45

Technology Leader/Coach 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jeff Dungan

Jeff Dungan

Instructional Technology Coach, Shanghai American School
Instructional Technology CoachShanghai American School
avatar for Amalia Kingsbury

Amalia Kingsbury

Educational Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Amalia is presently employed at Korea International School as an Educational Technology Specialist . She is the system admin for PowerSchool and Schoology. Additionally, she is the NWEA MAP coordinator, presents weekly PD sessions in the FishBowl, and integrates technology across... Read More →

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C322

18:45

Technology Leader/Coach 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Clint Carlson

Clint Carlson

Assistant Director of Technology, American Embassy School
I'm passionate about sustainable, transparent technology which enables others. Interested in how the Maker movement has the power to transform culture and communities by being about making people rather than making things. Interested in CMS and online communications to better link... Read More →
avatar for Megan Godek

Megan Godek

Elementary Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Megan is a technology education specialist working at Korea International School (KIS), Pangyo. She provides technology opportunities for students in grades PK-4 on a daily basis as well as supporting the STEM program for grades K-5. Students engage in daily implementation of iPads... Read More →

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C317

18:45

Technology Leader/Coach 3
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Gary Johnston

Gary Johnston

Technology Integrationist
Gary works as a technology integrationist at Korea International School and has taught internationally for 16 years in Thailand, Vietnam and South Korea. He is a frequent presenter in East Asia and has presented at Learning 2.0, 21st Century Learning, Google Apps Events, and the Vietnam... Read More →
avatar for Lissa Layman

Lissa Layman

Instructional Coach - Tech Integration, AISQ8
Former Chemist & French teacher. Current Instructional Coach. UKSTL, COETAIL. Passionate about global collaboration & teaching teachers. Always looking for my next learning adventure.

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C321

18:45

Technology Leader/Coach 4
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jason Graham

Jason Graham

Digital Literacy Coach, Jakarta Intercultural School
Jason is an educator at Jakarta Intercultural School in Indonesia. He has been an international educator for 17 years and is Lead Facilitator for PYP Online Programmes, as well as an IB workshop leader and developer. Jason has presented at international conferences including EARCOS... Read More →
avatar for Chelsea Woods

Chelsea Woods

Technology Director, International School of Phnom Penh
Chelsea is intetested in developing digital 3D design, Unity, Blender, 3D printing, coding, and robotics as curricular and passion projects for students. She believes that in 5 years students should all be able to design in 3D the way they can all make movies today.

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C319

18:45

Visual and Performing Art
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Ana Maria Gach

Ana Maria Gach

Digital Media Teacher, Singapore American School
Anything about photography, graphic design, filmmaking, why on earth I love middle school, podcasts, books, films, and ANYTHING pop culture.
BM

Brittany Morgan

HS IB Visual Art Teacher, Shekou International School

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C315

18:45

World Languages
Cohort Facilitator
ZL

Zhenying Liang

Secondary Mandarin and EAL teacher, International School Ho Chi Minh City
JS

Janice Smith

Leader of Learning / Teacher Language Acquisition, International School Ho Chi Minh City

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:45 - 19:45
C320

19:45

Social Event
Thursday October 6, 2016 19:45 - 21:30
Plaza

21:00

SSIS to Saigon Prince Hotel
Thursday October 6, 2016 21:00 - 21:00
TBA

21:00

SSIS to New World Hotel
Thursday October 6, 2016 21:00 - 21:30
TBA
 
Friday, October 7
 

07:00

New World Hotel to SSIS
Friday October 7, 2016 07:00 - 07:00
TBA

07:00

Saigon Prince Hotel to SSIS
Friday October 7, 2016 07:00 - 07:00
TBA

07:30

08:15

Morning Announcements - Learn2Talks
Friday October 7, 2016 08:15 - 09:00
Auditorium

09:15

Bring Kindergarten Back
Speakers
avatar for Pana Asavavatana

Pana Asavavatana

KA-2 Technology and Design Coach, Taipei American School
Pana is the KA-2 Technology and Design Coach at Taipei American School and an Apple Distinguished Educator. Prior to this she taught in early childhood classrooms for seven years. She has studied, lived and worked on three continents in eight different cities. Pana shares her own... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C409

09:15

Connectivism
Speakers
avatar for Madeleine Brookes

Madeleine Brookes

Learning2
Madeleine is an educator with over 20 years as an technology integration specialist, curriculum leader and leader of professional development. She is a strong advocate for the mindful use of technologies to transform learning environments that support students to take an active role... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C317

09:15

Creative Agency in the Connected Classroom
Welcome to Creative Agency in the Connected Classroom.  The link to the 44 prompts to start connecting with other classrooms/experts is here.
Our slide deck is available here.



DESCRIPTION
In no other era of education have schools had the opportunity to do more than they can do right now. Do students in our classes know and understand how much power and influence they can have within their community? As often as possible, schools need to prompt students (and teachers) to remember and consider this phrase: you are needed.

What happens when we reimagine learning to be the catalyst for real-time change?
Can students curate digital poetry to connect across continents?
Can entire schools collaborate on music videos from oceans apart?
Can classes debate, and bring awareness to global concerns by co-authoring podcasts?
How could global design showcases finance Kiva loans?
Can you and your students use your blogs to benefit of others?
Do your students have access to authentic clients who will put their creativity to good use?

The session will be highly collaborative, and will ask you to engage in creative work. By the end, you have built a bridge which extends from your context outwards. We hope you’ll be sure to invite other L2 participants to cross that bridge too.
View trailer for this session here
POSSIBLE OUTCOMES




  • Rethink what student leadership could look like in your context



  • Develop/utilize social media as a platform for change



  • Add to your toolbox of creative tools



  • Refamiliarize yourself with the ‘student perspective’ on collaborative activities



  • Examine a number of existing models to remix, recycle, or repurpose



  • Workshop visual note taking as well as at least one of the following:



  • Workshop podcast creation



  • Workshop GarageBand



  • Workshop iMovie



  • Workshop an array of free design tools




Speakers
avatar for Tricia Friedman

Tricia Friedman

Digital Literacy Coach, United World College of South East Asia (East Campus)
Tricia is an Apple Distinguished Educator. She is also on the Apple Distinguished Educator Board for Europe, The Middle East, and Africa. She has taught in the USA, China, Thailand, Morocco, Ukraine, Indonesia, and Switzerland. She currently works at the International School of Zug... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C413

09:15

Increasing Wisdom in Education
Speakers
avatar for Adam Clark

Adam Clark

School Counselor/TOK Coordinator, Yokohama International School
I'm most passionate about human potential and what people can do to live their lives in a way that they find most meaningful and gratifying. I'm fascinated by stories of human interaction, success, failure, love, friendship, and vision. I'm an active photographer, poet, student of... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C412

09:15

Let Students Decide The Pace
Speakers
avatar for Dan Slaughter

Dan Slaughter

Dan teaches IB Economics, IB Business Management, and MYP Individual and Societies at Hanoi International School. He is an IB Examiner, a COETAIL graduate and cofounder of the Global Codeathon. He is married to Mindy Slaughter, an awesome Grade 4 teacher who loves making and coding... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C405

09:15

Motivate, Manipulate and Mash
Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Jardin

Rebecca Jardin

Middle School Art Teacher, Saigon South International School
https://rjardin.wordpress.com/. Rebecca has completed COETAIL, Google Certified Educator, and Apple Teacher.">Rebecca Jardin is the MS art teacher at Saigon South International School. Over the past 19 years Rebecca has taught visual art to all grade levels in Australia, the UK, UAE... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
A300 Art Studio

09:15

Re - Making Learning
Speakers
avatar for Alfredo Papaseit

Alfredo Papaseit

ES Technology Coach, Saigon South International School
Vietnam


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
ES Maker Space

09:15

Rebrand Teaching

Participants will leave this session with a solid understanding of how branding and ReBranding relates to the learners in their communities. This session will enable teachers to help students create a positive digital footprint by modelling the development of their own brand identity.

In doing so, participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of the following experiences:

Rebrand Yourself

  • contribute to a collective #ReBrandTeaching Magazine. Please bring a small prop of something that represents you outside of ‘teaching’. We will take photos in order to see teachers as more than their role in schools
  • create a personally branded website using About me
  • create a personal brand or ReBrand on social media

Understanding Branding in the Classroom

  • strategize how to bring a deeper understanding of the purpose of branding into the classroom
  • develop activities for students to understand branding – and how advertising and branding is impacting their daily lives
  • explore current examples of kids who have successfully branded themselves – explore how they tell their story
The Slide Deck for this session can be found HERE.

Speakers
avatar for Tosca Killoran

Tosca Killoran

Tech Coach, NIST
Tosca Killoran has been teaching in the IB international community in Asia and Europe since 2000. Tosca acts as an EDTech consultant to international schools as well as a presenter and keynote speaker at conferences and professional development sessions. As a doctoral student, Tosca’s... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C014

09:15

Redesign the Learning Experience
Folder with resources:
http://bit.ly/l2rdle

Inspire yourself from the principles of design to reinvent the learning experience you create to engage your students. Approach your environment through a designer’s perspective to discover new empathetic insights. Jumpstart your creativity in this 3-part hands-on session that will reframe the way you think about spaces, information, and learning:

  1. Visualize the learning space that you define for your students. 

  2. Evaluate how you and your students share information. 

  3. Collaborate to examine the future of learning.

With this session, you will learn how-to:

  • Practice and value the principles of design in education

  • Build confidence in your ability to be creative

  • Empathize with your students and step into their unique experience

  • Design visual communications to facilitate user’s task and emphasize important information

  • Collaborate to create multi-layered resources


Speakers
avatar for Victor Boulanger

Victor Boulanger

Director of Learning Technology, Kaohsiung American School
Victor’s professional vision is to offer simple and elegant technology solutions to educators and students.Victor is an Information Technology lawyer (LL.M) whose passion for technology led him into education. In his role as Director of Technology in K-12 schools, Victor Boulanger... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
MPR

09:15

Robot in a Box
Speakers
avatar for Ringo Dingrando

Ringo Dingrando

Robotics Teacher, International School Manila
I teach robotics and physics at ISManila. Soon I'll also be teaching DT in August of 2015.


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
A209/A213 MS Design Lab

09:15

Student Leadership for Student Learning
You can find all of our resources in this Google Drive Folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByOYsa1_KXDEWE80cjJPUWQtM2M?usp=sharing

trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP3ZyOaWgIE

What is the one topic that you most love to teach? Imagine yourself preparing to teach a lesson on this topic. Bioethics, magical realism, guerrilla warfare, environmental sustainability...that topic that captivates you to such an extent that you devote an abundance of passion and thought to sculpting your lesson objectives, scrounging for resources and preparing a lesson so fun and engaging that you can infuse your students with your passion.

Now, stop- and reimagine a student doing all of those things instead. How does it change the lesson dynamic, student engagement and, most importantly, student learning?

Though letting go of control and putting students in charge can seem scary, in this session we will examine the potential of student leadership in curricular and cocurricular contexts for enhancing authentic and experiential learning opportunities. Moreover, we will look at the tools and methods we can use as teachers to guide and support effective student-led projects. We will review examples of student-lead lessons, workshops for youth and adults, as well as community research and service projects to investigate opportunities for and methods to empower students to take greater control over their own contextualized learning experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Gitanjali Paul

Gitanjali Paul

Social Studies Educator, International School Manila
Gitanjali Paul is a High School Social Studies Educator and Sustainability Coordinator at the International School Manila, Philippines. She is an resolute believer in contextual and skills based learning, and consequently one of her passions is to facilitate meaningful student leadership... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C406

09:15

The Reimagine Strand

Speakers
avatar for Jabiz Raisdana

Jabiz Raisdana

I teach grade 7 and 8 English at UWCSEA in Singapore. I love playing on the interwebz and helping kids make cool stuff to share.


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C400-1

09:15

Thinking With Our Hands
Speakers
avatar for John Rinker

John Rinker

Primary Years Design, Nanjing International School
An international teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator, and previous Learning2Leader with almost 25 years classroom experience, John has been using tools, both analog and digital, most of his life to make cool things. He is inspired to leverage the best that technology has to offer... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C322

12:15

Lunch
Friday October 7, 2016 12:15 - 13:15
A208 MS Gym

13:30

20% Time: An Action Research Analysis
Limited Capacity seats available

Throughout the 2015-2016 school year, we conducted action research on the effects of 20% time with 4th grade students. Specifically, we explored the following question: How does self-directed learning affect student attitudes and dispositions?

In this workshop, we'll examine the quantitative and qualitative data that came out of that action research: what went well, what didn't and what changes might be considered moving forward.

We will also strive to share and co-ideate potential models for personalized learning based the outcomes you hope for it to achieve. 

If you cannot make it to the workshop, but would like to learn about the action research data, please check out www.self-directedlearning.com to find out more.


Speakers
avatar for Reid Wilson

Reid Wilson

Y5 Homeroom, NIST International School
Reid Wilson is a Y5 teacher at NIST International School in Bangkok, Thailand. He strives to push the boundaries of what elementary students can do and believes that the only thing holding students back are outdated teacher concepts. Four years ago, Reid attended his first Learning... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C413

13:30

Admin, WTF? (Where's the fun?)
Limited Capacity filling up

"Don't do as I do; do as I say." I used to say this to my students when I goofed up during coaching or even giving a speech in debate and would do the exact same thing that I tell them NOT to do. As coaches we expect our students to run faster, climb higher, keep up stamina far better than we do with the proper techniques; as educators, we do our best to teach our students to not bore the audience, share engagingly, ask the "So What?" in everything that they do. Let's pause and reflect: do we do that as leaders? What do we do with inspired and excited teachers when the come back from empowering conferences with big ideas? What can we do to keep that momentum strong despite the requirements of rigorous curriculum demands by programs that sound super intimidating with myriad acronyms? What are we afraid of? Come explore ways to find a balance between what we know is awesome and what we feel we must do in the current structure of education that places emphasis on the prestige of traditional programs. Let's try to do what makes sense, empowering our teachers to run faster, climb higher and not lose steam… and do it with them.

Speakers
avatar for Liz Cho

Liz Cho

Principal of Teaching and Learning, Korea International School
Educator since 2003, Liz is passionate about empowering teachers and students. She has taken on various leadership roles in education, and she is currently serving as the Principal of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School (KIS), not too far outside of the city limits... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C404

13:30

Breakout EDU
Limited Capacity seats available

Breakout.edu is an engaging learning game for students, teachers and families.

Do you love escape rooms? Ever dreamt of being stuck in a room and having to use your wits, knowledge and puzzle solving skills to break out? Come and try the educational equivalent, Breakout.edu. A new concept / learning game to get kids thinking, engaged and collaborating. Suitable for any subject and age level. Participants will need to use critical thinking, teamwork and complex problem solving to Breakout.

Breakout is also great for teacher PD sessions

Speakers
avatar for Geoffrey Derry

Geoffrey Derry

Technology Integration Specialist, IGB International School
"Geoff is not a computer geek who teaches, he is a teacher who uses technology.He is a passionate educator who loves disrupting education through the use of Information Technology. Especially when it makes life simpler and improves student learning. People get sick of him asking the... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C412

13:30

Coding is Scary . . . (But It Doesn’t Have To Be!)
Limited Capacity full

Coding is all the rage these days. Your students love it and you’re supposed to teach it. You have no background in Computer Science. Where do you start? How can you fit it into an already full curriculum? This workshop will introduce some coding basics to help novices get started and share how we (Chinese International School (HK) are currently integrating it throughout our primary school.

Speakers
avatar for Janice Dwyer

Janice Dwyer

Learning Innovation Coach, Chinese International School
Janice enjoys working with all members of her community to use technology authentically. She is passionate about ensuring each student in her school has opportunity to make their learning more visible and to become savvy digital citizens. To do this, she dabbles with code, STEAM... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C406

13:30

Developing a Great MakerSpace: Choosing the Fast Path!
Limited Capacity filling up

Much that has been written about the advantages of MakerSpaces within schools. Unfortunately, the common advice tends to encourage a path to development that uses phrases like "grassroots movement," "growing over time," and "slow and steady." With Papert's Theory of Constructionism (1980) approaching its 40th anniversary, haven't we (educators, students, and parents) waited long enough? In this workshop, participants will learn the story of how one school went from initial discussion to full implementation of a MakerSpace within 8 months. Participants will learn strategies for: starting discussions, building enthusiasm, developing vision, reaching (enough) consensus, designing a space, equipping a MakerSpace, designing curriculum, and addressing logistical implications.  

Speakers
DK

Dan Keller

Elementary Principal, Saigon South International School


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
ES Makerspace

13:30

Digital Portfolios with Seesaw
Limited Capacity filling up

We will be looking at how Seesaw can help teachers and students easily developed and curate digital portfolios. Get ready to create and populate your own digital portfolio while learning how to use Seesaw on the device of your choice!

Speakers
avatar for Edwin Lagos

Edwin Lagos

Digital Literacy Coach, Canadian International School Singapore
Edwin is currently a High School Digital Literacy Coach at the Canadian International School in Singapore. He is a firm believer in the power of helping students choose the right tools create and share anything they are passionate about. He continues to try to push boundaries with... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C401

13:30

Experiencing the potential of BreakoutEDU
Limited Capacity seats available

Have you ever been to an escape room? What if we had escape rooms in our class? Come and experience how you can work with others to solve puzzles, learn about different technology tools, virtual reality, and how to gamify learning in your classroom.

****Please download the following apps before attending (recommended but not necessary):

QR Code reader 
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=me.scan.android.client&hl=en
iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/qr-code-reader-and-scanner/id388175979?mt=8

Cardboard
Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.samples.apps.cardboarddemo&hl=en
iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/google-cardboard/id987962261?mt=8

Powerpoint slides: http://tinyurl.com/breakoutedulearning2
 

Speakers
avatar for Clara Ngo

Clara Ngo

MYP Design Teacher and Ed Tech, International School Ho Chi Minh City
Clara Ngo is currently teaching MYP Design and an EdTech coordinator at the International School of Ho Chi Minh City. She often finds herself occupied trying to figure out new technologies for her classes to be interested in, but more because she has fun with them herself. Her most... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C319

13:30

From Traditional Research Paper to Documentary Film
Limited Capacity seats available

We live in a world saturated with multi-modal text forms. The recent technological revolutions in video recording, editing, and distribution have signaled the greatest evolution in literacy in 500 years. And yet we are not totally conversant with the media forms of the day. So we must ask ourselves: Are we as literate as the world demands?

In this presentation Literacy Coach Tara Lee Ronzetti and English As an Additional Language Specialist, Jason Stevens will share how one fourth grade transformed the traditional research paper into a multi-sensory and multi-modal presentation: documentary video.
Participants will watch our story from start to finish and have the opportunity to learn from our mistakes. We will share the teaching points that created the core of the unit, the pace, and surprises we ran into along the way. Teachers will practice some of the skills their students will learn in a unit like this.





Speakers
avatar for Tara Ronzetti

Tara Ronzetti

Literacy Coach, Saigon South International School
avatar for Jason Stevens

Jason Stevens

Elementary EAL teacher, Saigon South International School
My name is Jason Stevens, and I am an elementary school EAL teacher at Saigon South International School. This is my fifth year at SSIS. As a member of the SSIS team, I have worked with grades 2 and 4, and I have served as the team leader for two years. Before arriving at SSIS, I... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C322

13:30

Guided inquiry as a means of exploring with technology
Limited Capacity filling up

Using direct instruction to teach students how to use technology apps and programs is often seen as unavoidable. I wondered if we could change this narrative. Could we create a lesson plan that could be adapted by teachers/instructional coaches for any creation app or program? Could we ensure that it would not be boring or repetitive for students? In this workshop, I’ll share my strategy. Come experience a guided inquiry lesson that you will be able to adapt for your classroom/school.

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Speakers
avatar for Lissa Layman

Lissa Layman

Instructional Coach - Tech Integration, AISQ8
Former Chemist & French teacher. Current Instructional Coach. UKSTL, COETAIL. Passionate about global collaboration & teaching teachers. Always looking for my next learning adventure.


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C317

13:30

Information Overload: Using online curation tools to make sense of and leverage the power of your social media network.
Limited Capacity seats available

The abundance of information available through your online PLN can be overwhelming. Curating content allows users to make sense of the links and resources you may come across via your PLN. Researchers studying curation of digital content have noted that being able to make sense of the vast information online for students and adults alike is a new literacy that needs to be taught in schools. Shirky (2010) states, “the job of curation is to synchronize a community so that when they’re all talking about the same thing at the same time, they can have a richer conversation than if everybody reads everything they like in a completely unsynchronized or uncoordinated way.”

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Dungan

Jeff Dungan

Instructional Technology Coach, Shanghai American School
Instructional Technology CoachShanghai American School


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
MPR

13:30

Interactive Instructional Videos (with Flubaroo & Google forms)
Limited Capacity seats available

Interactive instructional videos allow teachers to “flip” the classroom without burying the student in homework. They also allow for quick informal assessment and feedback. Best of all, it is quick and easy, without the need for technical skills or spending a long time marking papers. Students get quick feedback, and teachers can easily identify students who are struggling, or concepts that need reinforcement.

This will be a hands-on session, so participants should bring a laptop or tablet, a gmail account, and bookmark a short video- either from an online source like YouTube, or bring one of their own making. Teachers will leave the session with an online interactive video relevant to their own classroom.

Speakers
avatar for Scott Garbus

Scott Garbus

Secondary School Humanities Coordinator, Australian International School of Saigon
Mr. Garbus is teaching IB Diploma and IGCSE Economics and has recently been appointed as an IB Examiner. He has lived and worked in Asia since August, 2000. Prior to joining the AIS team, he served as Social Studies Department Head and MUN Director at another international school... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C407

13:30

Macgyver Google Apps and Chrome
Limited Capacity full

Google Apps and Chrome in the classroom can do so much more than just create documents and search for information. Come and learn about add-ons, extensions, and clever uses of Google Apps to "macgyver" Google workflow and make you a power user. For this session you will need a computer with Chrome installed.

Speakers
avatar for Amalia Kingsbury

Amalia Kingsbury

Educational Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Amalia is presently employed at Korea International School as an Educational Technology Specialist . She is the system admin for PowerSchool and Schoology. Additionally, she is the NWEA MAP coordinator, presents weekly PD sessions in the FishBowl, and integrates technology across... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C320

13:30

Making Authentic Global Connections through an Inquiry Lens
Limited Capacity full

This workshop will look at how to start a global connection with your classroom through an inquiry lens. We will examine the pedagogy of making authentic connections between classrooms (and educators) and examine a variety of engagements to enhance learning. We will also be introduced to various technologies that can assist in creating global connections and also strategies to get you started.

Speakers
avatar for Jason Graham

Jason Graham

Digital Literacy Coach, Jakarta Intercultural School
Jason is an educator at Jakarta Intercultural School in Indonesia. He has been an international educator for 17 years and is Lead Facilitator for PYP Online Programmes, as well as an IB workshop leader and developer. Jason has presented at international conferences including EARCOS... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C321

13:30

Much More Than Class Blog
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you struggle to find time in the school week for regular student blogging or giving your students enough feedback? 
Would you like to know how digital portfolios and blogs can work together seemlessly, or how to provide your class parents with a daily visual update in less than 2 minutes? 
Would you like to know how a class blog can be so much more than just a blog? 

Then come along:) 


Speakers

Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C318

13:30

Passion Projects 2.0 (Hacking Genius Hour)
Limited Capacity seats available

Want to know how I discovered, fostered but most importantly inspired a group of students to form their own dance crew? What started as a fun project ended up changing 7 students' lives and mine forever. The crazy part is, they still don't know I was involved in it! Let's discuss the importance of establishing Teacher Agency and developing a culture of Risk-Taking at your school.  Come for a share out of this project and together we can dissect and create ways that you yourself can take home ideas that will leave no passion undiscovered. #NoPassionLeftBehind

Speakers
avatar for Carlos Galvez

Carlos Galvez

Elementary Physical Education Teacher, Saigon South International School
Carlos began in education back in the late 90's when his mother convinced him to become an English teacher in Guatemala. Since then his career has taken him to Italy and now China as he found a passion for Physical Education later in life. Throughout his career ,he's been able to... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C402

13:30

Reimagining Storytelling with Collaborative Teams
Limited Capacity seats available

This session highlights how grade level teams at Korea International School use collaborative time to build transdiscliplinary units. We'll start by hearing from administrators and staff why and how this time is important and how collaborative time is structured into the day that is purposeful and productive.

Following this, we'll see how a sixth grade team used meeting time to creative a digital story across multiple disciplines. Entitled: "Myths and Legends", students learned about myths in Social Studies, wrote fictional essays in English, connected their stories to Science concepts, and used digital tools to create multimedia stories complete with sound effects and narration that supports common core standards (CCSS)

If you're interested in creative collaborative projects in teams or departments, or want to "fine tune" work that you currently do in teams, this session is for you. I'll be sharing resources such as rubrics and "how to guides" on Imovie and Google Classroom to manage student work. 

See you there!

Speakers
avatar for Gary Johnston

Gary Johnston

Technology Integrationist
Gary works as a technology integrationist at Korea International School and has taught internationally for 16 years in Thailand, Vietnam and South Korea. He is a frequent presenter in East Asia and has presented at Learning 2.0, 21st Century Learning, Google Apps Events, and the Vietnam... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C403

13:30

The power of connections to support emergent bilinguals: SPELTAC (Social Platform for English Language Teaching Across the Curriculum)
Limited Capacity seats available

Supporting emergent bilinguals and English language learning is one of the most important constants of our work as international educators. 'We are all language teachers' will sound familiar to many. Yet, how do we sustain and differentiate professional development for English language teaching across the curriculum in international schools? How can we continue the conversation about how to support all learners who are learning on a bilingual continuum? Do traditional 'sit-and-get' models of professional development really serve this part of our work or should this be an ongoing part of educators' learning, one that is constantly explored, revisited and strengthened?

For the 2016/2017 school year the International School of Phnom Penh (ISPP) has opted for an in-house training model that leverages social media and documentation for learning as professional development for language teaching across the curriculum. SPELTAC, Social Platform for English Language Teaching Across the Curriculum, is an innovative model of professional learning that extends cross-curricular English language teaching practices in the context of 21st century learning. This session will explain how SPELTAC has the potential to facilitate collaborative learning, model and enthuse teachers to implement 21st century literacy practices, make visible what is needed in a school, celebrate growth and achievement and create institutional memory.

Speakers
MH

Marcelle Houterman

EAL teacher, International School of Phnom Penh


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C411

13:30

The Why and How of Standards Based Grading (SBG)
Limited Capacity seats available

Suppose a student has earned a 75 in your class. How do you describe that student's progress? What has that student learned in your class? Obviously a student with an 85 has done better than the student with a 75, but what exactly has the 85 student achieved that the other student has not? Is it ten percent more understanding? Two more homework assignments during the quarter? Perhaps most importantly, what can the 75 student do to become an 85 student?

Grades are part of our school culture and likely aren't going anywhere soon. We can work to tweak how we generate and communicate the meaning of those grades in a way that better represents what students have actually learned.  One approach for doing this is called Standards Based Grading, or SBG.

In this one hour workshop, you will learn about SBG and how it can clarify the meaning of grades, as well as how it can be implemented effectively within a traditional reporting system. You will also learn how a SBG mindset encourages productive changes to the process of planning units, activities, and assessments. We will also discuss the ways such a system can be run in the context of various subject areas. 

Speakers
avatar for Evan Weinberg

Evan Weinberg

Mathematics Teacher, Saigon South International School
Evan Weinberg has taught mathematics and science at the high school level for the past fourteen years. He worked at public schools in New York City until the fall of 2010, when he moved with his wife to China to begin his international teaching career. He enjoys working to help students... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C315

13:30

Think, Reflect, Change, Create
Limited Capacity seats available

How to use De Bono's Six Thinking Hats and Tony Ryan's Thinkers Keys to help students think critically and problem solve effectively. Both tools will be introduced and participants will collaborate, create and share ideas on how these can be used purposefully in the classroom. Participants will be given a range of practical ideas to take away and use in the classroom as both 'one off' fun activities to engage their learners, as well as to build into a range of curriculum experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Mary Rivers

Mary Rivers

Head Of Key Stage 1, Taylor's International School - Puchong
I am originally from New Zealand and have 15 years teaching and leadership experience. In January I moved to Malaysia and am currently Head of Key Stage 1. I'm passionate about Visible Learning (John Hattie), Thinking and Inquiry based teaching as well as ESL. I'm happy to chat with... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C409

13:30

Using Seesaw to its full potential to motivate and engage students in a 21st century classroom.
Limited Capacity full

Renaissance College in Hong Kong has successfully integrated Seesaw into our 1:1 resourced school environment. This initiative was led by Nathan and James along with their Year 2 team in 2015 and now Seesaw is used college wide up to Year 9, as well as in other ESF schools.

Seesaw is a purpose-built app for the digital recording of learning over time. We are using this app for digital portfolios, video blogging, audio and text reflections, commenting and giving feedback on student learning tasks, and Seesaw powerfully and easily allows students to instantly share their work with their classmates and parents.

You will be shown how we incorporate anchor charts and recognition documents to help students build their commenting, reflecting, writing and speaking skills. We will share which apps we utilize in collaboration with Seesaw and how we use the blogging feature to connect with our classrooms with other classrooms around the world.

Finally, we will also share samples of student work, and how we use Seesaw to show learning growth over time. Our Seesaw journey has been such a positive experience for us teachers, our students, their families and the wider school community and we want to share this with you.

Speakers
avatar for Nathan Pither

Nathan Pither

Coordinator - Y4, Renaissance College
Year 4 Team Coordinator at Renaissance College, Hong Kong. I'm a Apple Distinguished Educator, a Google Certified Teacher and a Seesaw Ambassador.


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C412

13:30

You Got Game? Exploring Digital Games Based Learning
Limited Capacity full

Digital games often get cast a particular way in the media. As an educator, don’t let this media-led narrative get in the way of a rich opportunity for digital games to support and extend curricular goals. This session will give you what you need to get going with digital games-based learning in your classroom: an understanding of what makes a game a game, ideas for integration such as Guided Gaming sessions, Unit of Inquiry enhancement, and games as simulations, plus many considerations and practical tips from the front lines. Get your game on!

Session resources incuding "43 Games With Potential", Lesson Plans, and presentation link here: http://bit.ly/L2-DGBL 

Speakers
avatar for Matt Ives

Matt Ives

Learning Technology Coach, Suzhou Singapore International School
Matt Ives is an Elementary Learning Technology Coach at Suzhou Singapore International School in China. He's into designing spaces for learning, guitaring loudly, and gaming. #GTASYD13. GTA Mentor in 2014. Studying: MA-ED (Knowledge Networks & Digital Innovation). @hunch_box on T... Read More →


Friday October 7, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C408

14:30

Break
Friday October 7, 2016 14:30 - 14:45
TBA

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

15:50

Administrators 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
MB

Molly Burger

Middle School Principal, Saigon South International School
avatar for Emily Sargent-Beasley

Emily Sargent-Beasley

Deputy Head of School, Shanghai American School - Pudong Campus

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C318

15:50

Administrators 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
DK

Dan Keller

Elementary Principal, Saigon South International School
avatar for Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

Head of School, ISHCMC-AA
Mark is in his 30th year as an educator, at his 9th school in his 6th country. In his current roll as the Head of School at AAVN he tells people that "he is a Canadian educator, delivering the American curriculum, to Vietnamese students for a British company." If nothing else he... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C403

15:50

Curriculum Leaders
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Heather Carreiro

Heather Carreiro

Deputy Head of School, ISHCMC - American Academy
Heather is an international educator and writer who has lived in Vietnam, Morocco, and Pakistan. She often thinks and writes about the intersection of technology & identity. Heather enjoys jamming on the electric bass and cross-country jumping on horseback. Learn more on her blog... Read More →
avatar for Liz Cho

Liz Cho

Principal of Teaching and Learning, Korea International School
Educator since 2003, Liz is passionate about empowering teachers and students. She has taken on various leadership roles in education, and she is currently serving as the Principal of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School (KIS), not too far outside of the city limits... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C411

15:50

Design Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jeff Layman

Jeff Layman

Design Head of Department, International School Kuwait
I'm the Design HoD at the American International School of Kuwait. This is my 5th year teaching abroad after 4 years teaching back home in the US. I'm heavily involved with clubs, sports and after school activities. I love making things, learning new stuff and helping students experience... Read More →
avatar for Jacob McCullough

Jacob McCullough

Computer/Design Teacher, Korea International School

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C402

15:50

EAL/ESL
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Alis Gorcea

Alis Gorcea

ELD 7; ELD 8, Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand
Alis Gorcea has been a teacher for 14 years and has taught Middle School ELD on three different continents so far. Currently, she works at Ruamrudee International School in Bangkok where she is the Middle School ELD Head of Department. She co-teaches Humanities in grade 7th and 8th... Read More →
MH

Marcelle Houterman

EAL teacher, International School of Phnom Penh

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C404

15:50

Elementary Generalist 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Mindy Slaughter

Mindy Slaughter

Classroom Teacher, United Nations International School of Hanoi
Mindy is a 4th grade teacher, tech coach and PYP Workshop Leader. After bringing coding into her classroom at UNIS Hanoi, she discovered the tremendous learning opportunities that it created. She is passionate about fostering students creative and problem solving abilities and loves... Read More →
LW

Lee Wong

Grade 1 Class Teacher

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C405

15:50

Elementary Generalist 2
Limited Capacity filling up

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Nora Hamzeh

Nora Hamzeh

International School Ho Chi Minh City, International School Ho Chi Minh City

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C406

15:50

Elementary Generalist 3
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Lisa Featherstone

Lisa Featherstone

Aquatics Director/Assistant EE coordinator, Korea International School

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C408

15:50

English/Language Arts
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Lindsey Kundel

Lindsey Kundel

Upper School English & Journalism, Taipei American School

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C409

15:50

Humanities/Social Studies 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Scott Garbus

Scott Garbus

Secondary School Humanities Coordinator, Australian International School of Saigon
Mr. Garbus is teaching IB Diploma and IGCSE Economics and has recently been appointed as an IB Examiner. He has lived and worked in Asia since August, 2000. Prior to joining the AIS team, he served as Social Studies Department Head and MUN Director at another international school... Read More →
avatar for Rajesh Kripalani

Rajesh Kripalani

IB History Teacher & TOK Coordinator, Fudan International School, Shanghai
Rajesh has been a full-time educator for 20 years - in India, Indonesia and China. He is passionate about teaching IB Diploma History and Theory of Knowledge. He is an avid follower of conversations around best practices in pedagogy and leadership as well as in educational technology... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C407

15:50

Humanities/Social Studies 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Andrea Khambalia

Andrea Khambalia

Middle School Social Studies Teacher, Saigon South International School
Originally from Canada, I have been an International Educator for 13 years, teaching in Spain, Brazil, Bulgaria and currently Vietnam. ​I love working with students and I find their creativity, receptivity and open-mindedness inspiring. I am interested in innovation, design thinking... Read More →
avatar for Emily Wolf

Emily Wolf

MS Social Studies Teacher, Saigon South International School

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C412

15:50

Information Literacy/Library
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
EC

Elizabeth Cominole

Librarian, International School Ho Chi Minh City - American Academy
avatar for Katy Jean Vance

Katy Jean Vance

Librarian, Yokohama International School
Libraries. Research. Invigorating Communities.

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C410

15:50

Mathematics
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Yojin Chung

Yojin Chung

MS Mathematics Teacher, International School Manila
Food, math connections, the arts, culture, languages
avatar for Carey Nourse

Carey Nourse

HS Mathematics Teacher, International School Manila
I am a mathematics enthusiast but a basketball addict.

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C413

15:50

Science 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for jozef bendik

jozef bendik

AP Biology teacher
avatar for David Bullio

David Bullio

1st Grade Teacher, Taipei American School

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C316

15:50

Science 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Alex Bunting

Alex Bunting

HS Physics Teacher, Saigon South International School
Talk to me about Physics teaching, online classroom tools and the role and use of video gaming in education.
avatar for Gil Legaspi

Gil Legaspi

Teacher, Saigon South International School

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C313

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jeff Dungan

Jeff Dungan

Instructional Technology Coach, Shanghai American School
Instructional Technology CoachShanghai American School
avatar for Amalia Kingsbury

Amalia Kingsbury

Educational Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Amalia is presently employed at Korea International School as an Educational Technology Specialist . She is the system admin for PowerSchool and Schoology. Additionally, she is the NWEA MAP coordinator, presents weekly PD sessions in the FishBowl, and integrates technology across... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C322

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Clint Carlson

Clint Carlson

Assistant Director of Technology, American Embassy School
I'm passionate about sustainable, transparent technology which enables others. Interested in how the Maker movement has the power to transform culture and communities by being about making people rather than making things. Interested in CMS and online communications to better link... Read More →
avatar for Megan Godek

Megan Godek

Elementary Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Megan is a technology education specialist working at Korea International School (KIS), Pangyo. She provides technology opportunities for students in grades PK-4 on a daily basis as well as supporting the STEM program for grades K-5. Students engage in daily implementation of iPads... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C317

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 3
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Gary Johnston

Gary Johnston

Technology Integrationist
Gary works as a technology integrationist at Korea International School and has taught internationally for 16 years in Thailand, Vietnam and South Korea. He is a frequent presenter in East Asia and has presented at Learning 2.0, 21st Century Learning, Google Apps Events, and the Vietnam... Read More →
avatar for Lissa Layman

Lissa Layman

Instructional Coach - Tech Integration, AISQ8
Former Chemist & French teacher. Current Instructional Coach. UKSTL, COETAIL. Passionate about global collaboration & teaching teachers. Always looking for my next learning adventure.

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C321

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 4
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jason Graham

Jason Graham

Digital Literacy Coach, Jakarta Intercultural School
Jason is an educator at Jakarta Intercultural School in Indonesia. He has been an international educator for 17 years and is Lead Facilitator for PYP Online Programmes, as well as an IB workshop leader and developer. Jason has presented at international conferences including EARCOS... Read More →
avatar for Chelsea Woods

Chelsea Woods

Technology Director, International School of Phnom Penh
Chelsea is intetested in developing digital 3D design, Unity, Blender, 3D printing, coding, and robotics as curricular and passion projects for students. She believes that in 5 years students should all be able to design in 3D the way they can all make movies today.

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C319

15:50

Visual and Performing Art
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Ana Maria Gach

Ana Maria Gach

Digital Media Teacher, Singapore American School
Anything about photography, graphic design, filmmaking, why on earth I love middle school, podcasts, books, films, and ANYTHING pop culture.
BM

Brittany Morgan

HS IB Visual Art Teacher, Shekou International School

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C315

15:50

World Languages
Cohort Facilitator
ZL

Zhenying Liang

Secondary Mandarin and EAL teacher, International School Ho Chi Minh City
JS

Janice Smith

Leader of Learning / Teacher Language Acquisition, International School Ho Chi Minh City

Friday October 7, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C320

17:00

SSIS to New World Hotel
Friday October 7, 2016 17:00 - 17:05
TBA

17:00

SSIS to Saigon Prince Hotel
Friday October 7, 2016 17:00 - 17:05
TBA
 
Saturday, October 8
 

07:00

New World Hotel to SSIS
Saturday October 8, 2016 07:00 - 07:00
TBA

07:00

Saigon Prince Hotel to SSIS
Saturday October 8, 2016 07:00 - 07:00
TBA

07:30

08:15

Morning Announcements and Learn2Talks
Saturday October 8, 2016 08:15 - 09:00
Auditorium

08:15

Learn2Talks
Saturday October 8, 2016 08:15 - 09:00
TBA

09:15

Increasing Wisdom in Education
Speakers
avatar for Adam Clark

Adam Clark

School Counselor/TOK Coordinator, Yokohama International School
I'm most passionate about human potential and what people can do to live their lives in a way that they find most meaningful and gratifying. I'm fascinated by stories of human interaction, success, failure, love, friendship, and vision. I'm an active photographer, poet, student of... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 10:15
C412

09:15

Bring Kindergarten Back
Speakers
avatar for Pana Asavavatana

Pana Asavavatana

KA-2 Technology and Design Coach, Taipei American School
Pana is the KA-2 Technology and Design Coach at Taipei American School and an Apple Distinguished Educator. Prior to this she taught in early childhood classrooms for seven years. She has studied, lived and worked on three continents in eight different cities. Pana shares her own... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C409

09:15

Connectivism
Speakers
avatar for Madeleine Brookes

Madeleine Brookes

Learning2
Madeleine is an educator with over 20 years as an technology integration specialist, curriculum leader and leader of professional development. She is a strong advocate for the mindful use of technologies to transform learning environments that support students to take an active role... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C317

09:15

Creative Agency in the Connected Classroom
Welcome!
The link to the list of 44 prompts to connect beyond the walls of your classroom is here.
Our slide deck is available here.

DESCRIPTION
In no other era of education have schools had the opportunity to do more than they can do right now. Do students in our classes know and understand how much power and influence they can have within their community? As often as possible, schools need to prompt students (and teachers) to remember and consider this phrase: you are needed.

What happens when we reimagine learning to be the catalyst for real-time change?
Can students curate digital poetry to connect across continents?
Can entire schools collaborate on music videos from oceans apart?
Can classes debate, and bring awareness to global concerns by co-authoring podcasts?
How could global design showcases finance Kiva loans?
Can you and your students use your blogs to benefit of others?
Do your students have access to authentic clients who will put their creativity to good use?

The session will be highly collaborative, and will ask you to engage in creative work for a cause. By the end, you have built a bridge which extends from your context outwards. We hope you’ll be sure to invite other L2 participants to cross that bridge too.
View the trailer for this session here.
POSSIBLE OUTCOMES




  • Rethink what student leadership could look like in your context



  • Develop/utilize social media as a platform for change



  • Add to your toolbox of creative tools



  • Refamiliarize yourself with the ‘student perspective’ on collaborative activities



  • Examine a number of existing models to remix, recycle, or repurpose



  • Workshop visual note taking as well as at least one of the following:



  • Workshop podcast creation



  • Workshop GarageBand



  • Workshop iMovie



  • Workshop an array of free design tools




Speakers
avatar for Tricia Friedman

Tricia Friedman

Digital Literacy Coach, United World College of South East Asia (East Campus)
Tricia is an Apple Distinguished Educator. She is also on the Apple Distinguished Educator Board for Europe, The Middle East, and Africa. She has taught in the USA, China, Thailand, Morocco, Ukraine, Indonesia, and Switzerland. She currently works at the International School of Zug... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C413

09:15

Let Students Decide The Pace
Speakers
avatar for Dan Slaughter

Dan Slaughter

Dan teaches IB Economics, IB Business Management, and MYP Individual and Societies at Hanoi International School. He is an IB Examiner, a COETAIL graduate and cofounder of the Global Codeathon. He is married to Mindy Slaughter, an awesome Grade 4 teacher who loves making and coding... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C405

09:15

Motivate, Manipulate and Mash
Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Jardin

Rebecca Jardin

Middle School Art Teacher, Saigon South International School
https://rjardin.wordpress.com/. Rebecca has completed COETAIL, Google Certified Educator, and Apple Teacher.">Rebecca Jardin is the MS art teacher at Saigon South International School. Over the past 19 years Rebecca has taught visual art to all grade levels in Australia, the UK, UAE... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
A300 Art Studio

09:15

Re - Making Learning
Speakers
avatar for Alfredo Papaseit

Alfredo Papaseit

ES Technology Coach, Saigon South International School
Vietnam


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
ES Maker Space

09:15

Rebrand Teaching
Speakers
avatar for Tosca Killoran

Tosca Killoran

Tech Coach, NIST
Tosca Killoran has been teaching in the IB international community in Asia and Europe since 2000. Tosca acts as an EDTech consultant to international schools as well as a presenter and keynote speaker at conferences and professional development sessions. As a doctoral student, Tosca’s... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C014

09:15

Redesign the Learning Experience
Folder with resources:
http://bit.ly/l2rdle

Inspire yourself from the principles of design to reinvent the learning experience you create to engage your students. Approach your environment through a designer’s perspective to discover new empathetic insights. Jumpstart your creativity in this 3-part hands-on session that will reframe the way you think about spaces, information, and learning:

  1. Visualize the learning space that you define for your students. 

  2. Evaluate how you and your students share information. 

  3. Collaborate to examine the future of learning.

With this session, you will learn how-to:


  • Practice and value the principles of design in education

  • Build confidence in your ability to be creative

  • Empathize with your students and step into their unique experience

  • Design visual communications to facilitate user’s task and emphasize important information

  • Collaborate to create multi-layered resources


Speakers
avatar for Victor Boulanger

Victor Boulanger

Director of Learning Technology, Kaohsiung American School
Victor’s professional vision is to offer simple and elegant technology solutions to educators and students.Victor is an Information Technology lawyer (LL.M) whose passion for technology led him into education. In his role as Director of Technology in K-12 schools, Victor Boulanger... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
MPR

09:15

Robot in a Box
Speakers
avatar for Ringo Dingrando

Ringo Dingrando

Robotics Teacher, International School Manila
I teach robotics and physics at ISManila. Soon I'll also be teaching DT in August of 2015.


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
A209/A213 MS Design Lab

09:15

Student Leadership for Student Learning
All resources available here: http://bit.ly/2dLKbw0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OP3ZyOaWgIE

What is the one topic that you most love to teach? Imagine yourself preparing to teach a lesson on this topic. Bioethics, magical realism, guerrilla warfare, environmental sustainability...that topic that captivates you to such an extent that you devote an abundance of passion and thought to sculpting your lesson objectives, scrounging for resources and preparing a lesson so fun and engaging that you can infuse your students with your passion.

Now, stop- and reimagine a student doing all of those things instead. How does it change the lesson dynamic, student engagement and, most importantly, student learning?

Though letting go of control and putting students in charge can seem scary, in this session we will examine the potential of student leadership in curricular and cocurricular contexts for enhancing authentic and experiential learning opportunities. Moreover, we will look at the tools and methods we can use as teachers to guide and support effective student-led projects. We will review examples of student-lead lessons, workshops for youth and adults, as well as community research and service projects to investigate opportunities for and methods to empower students to take greater control over their own contextualized learning experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Gitanjali Paul

Gitanjali Paul

Social Studies Educator, International School Manila
Gitanjali Paul is a High School Social Studies Educator and Sustainability Coordinator at the International School Manila, Philippines. She is an resolute believer in contextual and skills based learning, and consequently one of her passions is to facilitate meaningful student leadership... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C406

09:15

The Reimagine Strand
Please put Pitches in this slide deck. Thanks.

Speakers
avatar for Jabiz Raisdana

Jabiz Raisdana

I teach grade 7 and 8 English at UWCSEA in Singapore. I love playing on the interwebz and helping kids make cool stuff to share.


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C400-1

09:15

Thinking With Our Hands
Speakers
avatar for John Rinker

John Rinker

Primary Years Design, Nanjing International School
An international teacher, Apple Distinguished Educator, and previous Learning2Leader with almost 25 years classroom experience, John has been using tools, both analog and digital, most of his life to make cool things. He is inspired to leverage the best that technology has to offer... Read More →


Saturday October 8, 2016 09:15 - 12:15
C322

12:15

Lunch
Saturday October 8, 2016 12:15 - 13:15
A208 MS Gym

13:30

3D Reflex - Bannhat (HS) - Northbridge International School, Cambodia
Bannhat will introduce and go through a project he completed where he 3D printed a prosthetic limb. He will explain some of the problems he encountered, and give guidelines on 3D printer dos and don’ts. He will also lead a discussion on using 3D printing in education.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C406

13:30

Building Bridges Using Social Media - Han Bin, Hanh Dung (HS) EISHCMC, Vietnam

Social media (such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr) can be a useful tool for communication and feedback between students and teachers. It can allow teachers a better understanding of students' needs and daily school life as well as helping build stronger relationships.

Facebook, Twitter or Tumblr accounts can be set up for the school's councillor to help students who are in need for advice.

In this workshop we will talk about these uses and help set up various social media groups that can be used by subject teachers in their classes.


Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C409

13:30

Flipping the classroom - Lam-Vi, Hyeon Ji (HS) - European International School HCMC
This workshop's primary objective is to introduce the flipped classroom as well as to learn how to use technology in a general classroom setting. This workshop allows for teachers to provide more interactive classes, as well as providing teachers with skills they need to encourage their own students to make videos that can be shared with teachers and peers.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C405

13:30

Green Screen on a Budget - (ES) - Saigon South International School
A technique once only available to professionals is now possible in your school using very cheap materials. In this workshop, SSIS Students will introduce the concept of Chroma Key Green Screen videos and discuss how to use lighting and camera techniques to get the best results. Participants will have a chance to shoot some footage and create their own superimpositions and special effects.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
ES Maker Space

13:30

How Minecraft Taught Me about Egypt - Gabe and Semin (MS) - Saigon South International School
Our workshop's goal is to encourage teachers to be open-minded about the types of assessments they use in class and to consider using a video game like Minecraft to teach and assess. After describing a project from our Grade 6 social studies, where we used Minecraft to construct and better understand the geography of ancient Egypt, we will guide teachers through using Minecraft to create something that would be helpful for their own classrooms.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C402

13:30

Humming With the Hummingbird Robotics - Andrew, Jun, Jake, MIchael, Phuong, Willard, Sue, Ben, Karstan, Miki (MS) - Saigon South International School
Scratch is a blocked base programming language developed at MIT. The Hummingbird microprocessor is a spin-off product of Carnegie Mellon's CREATE lab. Used together, students can create robots kinetic sculpture and more. This will be a hands-on workshop. Working together with our students, teachers will be taken through the process of coding and creating a sensor-driven robot.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
A209/A213 MS Design Lab

13:30

Introduction to Python Programming - Chia-Yo, Hang, Henry (HS) - Saigon South International School
In this workshop participants will learn the basics of programming, using the Python programming language. By the end of the workshop, participants will have created a basic utility that they can use in their class. A Mac laptop is preferred for this workshop since Macs have Python pre-installed.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C317

13:30

Stop, Look & Play! - Hina Sekine, Do Young, Lina (MS) - Saigon South International School
This session will have students showing stop-motion projects. It will be a hands-on experience as participants learn how to create stop-motion with a variety of tools and techniques.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C410

13:30

Taking Technotes - Minh Ha, Thao (HS) EISHCMC, Vietnam
The goal of our workshop is to promote educational technologies for teaching and learning. In particular we will focus on note-taking applications that are not only free, but can also be easily installed on netbooks - Padlet, Realtimeboard and Evernote. We understand how hard it is for teachers to organize and keep and organize all of their teaching documents and materials, especially in the IB program. We think that these apps will be very helpful for staying organized and the skills learned in this workshop can be transferred to students.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C413

13:30

Technovation - Michelle and Aleeza (HS) - Saigon South International School
Technovation is a club that allows girls to defy gender stereotypes by giving girls an opportunity to learn how to code to make the world a better place. The workshop will give an overview of Technovation, how it can be implemented at your school, and how the presenters' experience in the club furthered their knowledge in coding as well as how it enabled them to implement possible business opportunities.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C412

13:30

The Dragon's Apprentice: A Multidisciplinary Learning Extravaganza! - Megan, Anjuli, Pete, Shayan (MS) - Saigon South International School
In this workshop students will share their first-hand experience of participating in the Grade 6 Dragon's Apprentice project-based, interdisciplinary competitive learning experience. Students will share the impact of this project, participants will explore opportunities to adapt and modify this to use in their own schools.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C322

13:30

Video Stars - Tom, Alan, Katie (HS) - American Academy Vietnam
How can you gain students’ interest in a video club? Create videos that encompass the student body and show off students hidden talents! In this session, we will also share our experience of organising a film festival at the end of the year.

Saturday October 8, 2016 13:30 - 14:30
C401

14:45

Unconference: Coetail Meet Up.
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:30
C322

14:45

Reimaging Strand Pitch Session
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
MPR

14:45

Unconference Autocrat - Google Scripts
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
C401

14:45

Unconference Breakout EDU AGAIN!
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
C405

14:45

Unconference Coding in the early years
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
C407

14:45

14:45

14:45

Unconference Make PD days fun!
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
C410

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

14:45

Unconference TEDx
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
C408

14:45

Unconference The Elephant in the room
Saturday October 8, 2016 14:45 - 15:45
C403

15:50

Administrators 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
MB

Molly Burger

Middle School Principal, Saigon South International School
avatar for Emily Sargent-Beasley

Emily Sargent-Beasley

Deputy Head of School, Shanghai American School - Pudong Campus

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C318

15:50

Administrators 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
DK

Dan Keller

Elementary Principal, Saigon South International School
avatar for Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis

Head of School, ISHCMC-AA
Mark is in his 30th year as an educator, at his 9th school in his 6th country. In his current roll as the Head of School at AAVN he tells people that "he is a Canadian educator, delivering the American curriculum, to Vietnamese students for a British company." If nothing else he... Read More →

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C403

15:50

Curriculum Leaders
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Heather Carreiro

Heather Carreiro

Deputy Head of School, ISHCMC - American Academy
Heather is an international educator and writer who has lived in Vietnam, Morocco, and Pakistan. She often thinks and writes about the intersection of technology & identity. Heather enjoys jamming on the electric bass and cross-country jumping on horseback. Learn more on her blog... Read More →
avatar for Liz Cho

Liz Cho

Principal of Teaching and Learning, Korea International School
Educator since 2003, Liz is passionate about empowering teachers and students. She has taken on various leadership roles in education, and she is currently serving as the Principal of Teaching and Learning at Korea International School (KIS), not too far outside of the city limits... Read More →

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C411

15:50

Design Technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jeff Layman

Jeff Layman

Design Head of Department, International School Kuwait
I'm the Design HoD at the American International School of Kuwait. This is my 5th year teaching abroad after 4 years teaching back home in the US. I'm heavily involved with clubs, sports and after school activities. I love making things, learning new stuff and helping students experience... Read More →
avatar for Jacob McCullough

Jacob McCullough

Computer/Design Teacher, Korea International School

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C402

15:50

EAL/ESL
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Alis Gorcea

Alis Gorcea

ELD 7; ELD 8, Ruamrudee International School Bangkok Thailand
Alis Gorcea has been a teacher for 14 years and has taught Middle School ELD on three different continents so far. Currently, she works at Ruamrudee International School in Bangkok where she is the Middle School ELD Head of Department. She co-teaches Humanities in grade 7th and 8th... Read More →
MH

Marcelle Houterman

EAL teacher, International School of Phnom Penh

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C404

15:50

Elementary Generalist 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Mindy Slaughter

Mindy Slaughter

Classroom Teacher, United Nations International School of Hanoi
Mindy is a 4th grade teacher, tech coach and PYP Workshop Leader. After bringing coding into her classroom at UNIS Hanoi, she discovered the tremendous learning opportunities that it created. She is passionate about fostering students creative and problem solving abilities and loves... Read More →
LW

Lee Wong

Grade 1 Class Teacher

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C405

15:50

Elementary Generalist 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Nora Hamzeh

Nora Hamzeh

International School Ho Chi Minh City, International School Ho Chi Minh City

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C406

15:50

Elementary Generalist 3
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Lisa Featherstone

Lisa Featherstone

Aquatics Director/Assistant EE coordinator, Korea International School

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C408

15:50

English/Language Arts
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Lindsey Kundel

Lindsey Kundel

Upper School English & Journalism, Taipei American School

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C409

15:50

Humanities/Social Studies 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Scott Garbus

Scott Garbus

Secondary School Humanities Coordinator, Australian International School of Saigon
Mr. Garbus is teaching IB Diploma and IGCSE Economics and has recently been appointed as an IB Examiner. He has lived and worked in Asia since August, 2000. Prior to joining the AIS team, he served as Social Studies Department Head and MUN Director at another international school... Read More →
avatar for Rajesh Kripalani

Rajesh Kripalani

IB History Teacher & TOK Coordinator, Fudan International School, Shanghai
Rajesh has been a full-time educator for 20 years - in India, Indonesia and China. He is passionate about teaching IB Diploma History and Theory of Knowledge. He is an avid follower of conversations around best practices in pedagogy and leadership as well as in educational technology... Read More →

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C407

15:50

Humanities/Social Studies 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Andrea Khambalia

Andrea Khambalia

Middle School Social Studies Teacher, Saigon South International School
Originally from Canada, I have been an International Educator for 13 years, teaching in Spain, Brazil, Bulgaria and currently Vietnam. ​I love working with students and I find their creativity, receptivity and open-mindedness inspiring. I am interested in innovation, design thinking... Read More →
avatar for Emily Wolf

Emily Wolf

MS Social Studies Teacher, Saigon South International School

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C412

15:50

Information Literacy/Library
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
EC

Elizabeth Cominole

Librarian, International School Ho Chi Minh City - American Academy
avatar for Katy Jean Vance

Katy Jean Vance

Librarian, Yokohama International School
Libraries. Research. Invigorating Communities.

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C410

15:50

Mathematics
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Yojin Chung

Yojin Chung

MS Mathematics Teacher, International School Manila
Food, math connections, the arts, culture, languages
avatar for Carey Nourse

Carey Nourse

HS Mathematics Teacher, International School Manila
I am a mathematics enthusiast but a basketball addict.

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C413

15:50

Science 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for jozef bendik

jozef bendik

AP Biology teacher
avatar for David Bullio

David Bullio

1st Grade Teacher, Taipei American School

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C316

15:50

Science 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Alex Bunting

Alex Bunting

HS Physics Teacher, Saigon South International School
Talk to me about Physics teaching, online classroom tools and the role and use of video gaming in education.
avatar for Gil Legaspi

Gil Legaspi

Teacher, Saigon South International School

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C313

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jeff Dungan

Jeff Dungan

Instructional Technology Coach, Shanghai American School
Instructional Technology CoachShanghai American School
avatar for Amalia Kingsbury

Amalia Kingsbury

Educational Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Amalia is presently employed at Korea International School as an Educational Technology Specialist . She is the system admin for PowerSchool and Schoology. Additionally, she is the NWEA MAP coordinator, presents weekly PD sessions in the FishBowl, and integrates technology across... Read More →

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C322

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Clint Carlson

Clint Carlson

Assistant Director of Technology, American Embassy School
I'm passionate about sustainable, transparent technology which enables others. Interested in how the Maker movement has the power to transform culture and communities by being about making people rather than making things. Interested in CMS and online communications to better link... Read More →
avatar for Megan Godek

Megan Godek

Elementary Technology Specialist, Korea International School
Megan is a technology education specialist working at Korea International School (KIS), Pangyo. She provides technology opportunities for students in grades PK-4 on a daily basis as well as supporting the STEM program for grades K-5. Students engage in daily implementation of iPads... Read More →

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C317

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 3
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Gary Johnston

Gary Johnston

Technology Integrationist
Gary works as a technology integrationist at Korea International School and has taught internationally for 16 years in Thailand, Vietnam and South Korea. He is a frequent presenter in East Asia and has presented at Learning 2.0, 21st Century Learning, Google Apps Events, and the Vietnam... Read More →
avatar for Lissa Layman

Lissa Layman

Instructional Coach - Tech Integration, AISQ8
Former Chemist & French teacher. Current Instructional Coach. UKSTL, COETAIL. Passionate about global collaboration & teaching teachers. Always looking for my next learning adventure.

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C321

15:50

Technology Leader/Coach 4
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Jason Graham

Jason Graham

Digital Literacy Coach, Jakarta Intercultural School
Jason is an educator at Jakarta Intercultural School in Indonesia. He has been an international educator for 17 years and is Lead Facilitator for PYP Online Programmes, as well as an IB workshop leader and developer. Jason has presented at international conferences including EARCOS... Read More →
avatar for Chelsea Woods

Chelsea Woods

Technology Director, International School of Phnom Penh
Chelsea is intetested in developing digital 3D design, Unity, Blender, 3D printing, coding, and robotics as curricular and passion projects for students. She believes that in 5 years students should all be able to design in 3D the way they can all make movies today.

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C319

15:50

Visual and Performing Art
Limited Capacity seats available

Cohort Facilitator
avatar for Ana Maria Gach

Ana Maria Gach

Digital Media Teacher, Singapore American School
Anything about photography, graphic design, filmmaking, why on earth I love middle school, podcasts, books, films, and ANYTHING pop culture.
BM

Brittany Morgan

HS IB Visual Art Teacher, Shekou International School

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C315

15:50

World Languages
Cohort Facilitator
ZL

Zhenying Liang

Secondary Mandarin and EAL teacher, International School Ho Chi Minh City
JS

Janice Smith

Leader of Learning / Teacher Language Acquisition, International School Ho Chi Minh City

Saturday October 8, 2016 15:50 - 16:50
C320

17:00

17:45

Social Event - Conference Celebration
Saturday October 8, 2016 17:45 - 19:15
Garden

18:30

SSIS to Saigon Prince Hotel
Saturday October 8, 2016 18:30 - 18:30
TBA

18:30

SSIS to New World Hotel
Saturday October 8, 2016 18:30 - 19:00
TBA