WORKSHOPS

Upcoming Events

Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium
(September 9th-10th) Edmonton, Alberta

Innovators don’t invent without a deep understanding of how the world works. With this foundation, they apply conceptual understanding to solve new problems. This workshop provides tools for how to help students uncover conceptual relationships and transfer them to new situations.

Southern Alberta Professional Development Consortium 
(September 11th) Lethbridge, Alberta

Innovators don’t invent without a deep understanding of how the world works. With this foundation, they apply conceptual understanding to solve new problems. This workshop provides tools for how to help students uncover conceptual relationships and transfer them to new situations.

IB Mid-Atlantic Coordinator Meeting
(October 18th) Elkridge,, Maryland

IBMA is a group of like-minded educators in the mid-Atlantic region whose goal is to collaborate and connect with all things IB. This workshop will feature Julie Stern discussing how “Conceptual Understanding” can empower IB teachers and students.

Northern Alberta Regional Learning Consortia
(October 31st) Grand Prairie,  Alberta 

Innovators don’t invent without a deep understanding of how the world works. Complex problem-solving occurs when people creatively transfer what they learn to complex situations. This workshop demonstrates practical ways teachers can begin to build the schema in students’ brains that facilitates deeper understanding and the ability to unlock complex problems through learning transfer.

FOBISIA Leadership Conference
(November 9th-10th ) Bangkok, Thailand 

Innovators don’t invent without a deep understanding of how the world works. Complex problem-solving occurs when people creatively transfer what they learn to complex situations. This workshop demonstrates practical ways teachers can begin to build the schema in students’ brains that facilitates deeper understanding and the ability to unlock complex problems through learning transfer.

Central Alberta Regional Consortia
(Friday, March 13th) Red Deer, Alberta

This workshop demonstrates practical ways teachers can begin to build the schema in students’ brains that facilitates deeper understanding and the ability to unlock complex problems through learning transfer.

(March 26th-28th) Bangkok, Thailand

Workshop 1: Imagine What School Can Be
Workshop 2: Visible Learning in Social Studies
Workshop 3: Designing Lessons for Real-World Transfer
Workshop 4: 3 Steps to Empower Students to Change the                                                             World

(Friday, May 15th) Red Deer, Alberta


Following from the Foundation Day workshop, this Core Workshop illustrates important principles and related strategies for designing ongoing, formative assessments for conceptual understanding. These assessments, paired with positive feedback, are essential in providing information to both teacher and student about progress and insight into what to do next. 

Annual Visible Learning Pre-Conference
(July 6th) New Orleans, Louisiana

This workshop series builds teachers’ skills with practical ways to help students build the foundational understanding needed to develop deeper, conceptual understanding and use those insights to innovate and tackle complex problems they encounter in their lives.

Annual Visible Learning Conference
(July 7th-8th) New Orleans, Louisiana

This workshop series builds teachers’ skills with practical ways to help students build the foundational understanding needed to develop deeper, conceptual understanding and use those insights to innovate and tackle complex problems they encounter in their lives.

Making Sense of Learning Transfer

In Partnership with Corwin Press

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