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Welcome to the 29th KORCOS International Education Conference! Below is your guide for conference day on March 14, 2014. Feel free to browse the schedule below before the conference. Use social media tools (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Foursquare) to link up with friends and colleagues so you can coordinate your schedules and maybe even attend presentations together.
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Friday, March 14
 

2:00pm

21st Century 5 R's (Reading & Writing, Inquiring, Research, Presenting, Feedback)
Everyone has heard of the "3 R's"; reading, writing, and arithmetic. In this presentation you will be introduced to the "21st Century 5 R's". The main objective behind this presentation is for you to learn how to guide your students from reading a book to presenting facts that answer an Essential Question, in an engaging way.

Presenters
avatar for Joseph M. Thompson

Joseph M. Thompson

Grade 5 Teacher/Lead Elementary Teacher, Korea Kent Foreign School
I have been teaching at Korea Kent Foreign School for the past 6 years. The reason I have stayed here for so long is we have so much going on. For the past 2 1/2 years we have been transitioning from a school operating out of textbooks to a school using Essential Questions, Enduring... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 522 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

@pple Meetup - iOS App Share
The @pple Meetup is a monthly event where educators get together to discuss technology in education. This month's topic is you favorite iOS apps. Come prepared to share and learn. For more information on future @pple Meetups check out the Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/AppleMeetup.

Presenters
avatar for Ken Morrison

Ken Morrison

K-12 Technology Integrationist, Raffles American School
I love to teach. I love to learn. I love to share. I am an Apple Distinguished Educator who might spend a bit too much money and time coming to conferences to learn from my awesome peers.Let me know if I can help you or if we can connect our students in meaningful ways.


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D215 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

AP United States History Job-alike
Roundtable discussion on teaching ideas in AP United States History. There will be some discussion on the redesign of the AP US History exam for the 2014-2015 school year. The facilitator has experience with the AP exam reading.

Presenters
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Jonathan Hubbs

Korea International School
todo es mentira en este mundo...


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B201 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Create Fun, Fast, and Free Formative Assessments with 'Socrative'
Teachers will learn to use Socrative, a free online device-agnostic student response system, to create fun formative assessments such as polls, games, and exit tickets. Teachers will participate in exercises to see Socrative from the student perspective, and then create an exercise to take with them. They will be given tips on reviewing data and streamlining the acitivity-creation process.

Presenters
avatar for Jacob McCullough

Jacob McCullough

Computer/Design Teacher, Korea International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 722 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Cultural anthropology 101 for migrant school workers
With a brief presentation of the idea of Third Culture Kids and of some models that have been created to compare cultures, Hofstede and others, we’ll think about what it all might mean for our students here in Korea, and for us as teachers and, in some cases, parents. Expect this to be short on conclusive answers and long on activity and discussion.

Presenters
avatar for Susan Milde

Susan Milde

learning support and EAL specialist, Asia Pacific International School
Having lived and worked in many countries, several of them while raising my daughter, I'm interested in how we adapt to and understand each place we live, and how we might promote international-mindedness in our school communities.


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D115 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Differentiated Instruction; Beyond Easy, Medium and Hard
Participants will explore choice boards as a method of encouraging multiple levels of differentiation in teaching.

Presenters
avatar for Leigh Martin

Leigh Martin

Korea International School, Professional Development Consultant
Seoul, South Korea


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 621 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Empowering Students
Learn practical inquiry-based activity ideas that will engage students and put the excitement back in learning.

Presenters
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Paula Scott

Seoul International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 220 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Establishing and Maintaining a Meaningful New Teacher Induction Program
What does your school do to support teachers in their transition to a new school and country? Do teachers feel welcome in their first days at your school? This workshop will focus on establishing and maintaining a New Teacher Induction Program and will highlight the following topics: program goals, collaboration, team-building, workshop session ideas, communication, and support.

Presenters
avatar for Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson

Dean of Students, Asia Pacific International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B200 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Evernote for Schools: more than just portfolios
Evernote is a program used to organize your digital life. In schools, we can use Evernote to organize our institutional mind and promote organization and portfolios for our students. This workshop will outline how to effectively integrate Evernote with your students and faculty to provide a robust learning platform.

Presenters
avatar for Victor Fitzjarrald

Victor Fitzjarrald

Technology Coordinator / KIS Jeju, Korea International School - Jeju


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room C305 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Flipped Classroom and YOU
What would it take for you to consider a change in your teaching methods to provide your students with a different approach to learning? Several years ago, I felt the need to increase student engagement in my classroom and started implementing the flipped classroom methodology. This session will provide you with some tools to assist you to change your classroom dynamics and enhance your students' learning.

Presenters
avatar for Samoa Mithaq

Samoa Mithaq

HS Math, Korea International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D213 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

GarageBand on Mac OS
Exploring the GarageBand applicationon Macintosh. Learn how to create music and sound effects for presentations, which can be used royalty free. This will help you to empower students to create their own music, rather than merely copying music from the internet. Arranging, MIDI, Audio and sounde effects editing.

Presenters
avatar for Corey Gilliam

Corey Gilliam

Theatre Operations Manager, Chadwick International
I enjoy the pursuit of quality in live performance, as well as working with the transient and evanescent art forms of lighting and music. I find satisfaction in the production process, shaping the design concept, creating visual and audible moments that further the story. My specialties... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 720 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Getting In: Leveraging AP in College Admissions
As Korean students continue to apply to leading universities, they seek ways of differentiating themselves from other candidates and preparing for rigorous coursework ahead.  AP Capstone is an innovative multi-modal diploma program built on the foundation of two courses — AP Seminar and AP Research — and is designed to complement and enhance the rigorous in-depth study provided through AP courses.  It cultivates the kinds of independent scholars that admissions officers consider ideal candidates for their universities.

Presenters
avatar for Jaeha Choi

Jaeha Choi

Director, State University of New York, Korea (SUNY Korea)
State University of New York, Korea (SUNY Korea) is the first American university established in Korea and offers the same curriculum and degree as that of SUNY at Stony Brook in the United States. I am Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions, and am also acting Director... Read More →
avatar for Clay Hensley

Clay Hensley

Director, International Strategy and Relationships, The College Board, The College Board
My role at the College Board focuses on supporting the aspirations and goals of international students and educators. I am grateful to be able to interact with international education communities like KORCOS . I travel extensively to assist with the implementation of the Advanced... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B204 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Google Apps Script - getting started
Google Apps Script can be used to customize and control Google products, and let them interact.
- send automatic e-mails
- mail merge
- manipulate Google Documents/Spreadsheets/Presentations
- create custom menus in Google Documents/Spreadsheets
- manipulate Google Calendar events
- manipulate Google Sites
- manage school Google accounts
- communicate with databases
- create interactive web pages

Presenters
avatar for Paul Sanderson

Paul Sanderson

Seoul Foreign School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B301 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Google Docs and Scripts in the Classroom
Integration of Google Docs and Scripts (Floobaru & Doctopus) into the classroom with daily practice questions, continuous project feedback, and group work will be discussed. Will also cover use of quizzes for spot checks in a flipped math classroom. Used in a middle school Math and Science environment, but can be applied to various disciplines. Please have Chrome installed on your computer before the session.

Presenters
avatar for Maria Lach

Maria Lach

British Columbia Collegiate Canada


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D306 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Hands on ideas for the body systems
Need ideas to have students understand how the body systems work? This workshop will focus on the digestive, respiratory, skeletal, muscular and circulatory system. Inflate a sheep lung, observe what's inside a bone, see how muscles and bones work together. Resources will include activities, video links and websites that could increase student understanding of their body.

Presenters
avatar for Cheryl Renwick

Cheryl Renwick

Seoul International School
7th grade Science teacher


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 520 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

iPad(Interaction, Production, Application, Discovery)
This workshop will demonstrate how we have used iPads for teaching and learning. We will explore this idea using an application called Explain Everything. With this very effective application we will demonstrate lessons and activities created by teachers and students. This versatile tool can be used with younger and older students. Please bring your own iPad device for hands-on use.

Presenters
avatar for Carolyn Marks

Carolyn Marks

VS Technology Integration, Chadwick International
I have been in South Korea for almost seven years now, a long way from home in New Orleans, LA. I am still very excited and thankful about this unique venture across the ocean. I am currently the VS Technology Support Coordinator and Digital Citizenship Lead at Chadwick International... Read More →
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Lou Reynolds

Chadwick International


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D111 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Keynote Breakout Session-Session E
This session will allow participants to have an additional opportunity to interact with Dr. Commodore. Various topics related to her keynotes will be addressed.

Presenters

Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 524 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Kindergarten Job-Alike
If you are a kindergarten teacher, come ready to collaborate and share ideas with other fellow kinder teachers around the Seoul area. We will have different topics to discuss and will allow time to openly share ideas. Feel free to bring examples of anything you'd like to share. We will also come ready to share what we are doing with our classes. This is a great way to gather resources, ideas, and network with the local kinder teachers of Seoul.

Presenters
avatar for Melody Welton

Melody Welton

British Columbia Collegiate Canada
As a Kindergarten teacher you have the privilege of seeing your students grow exponentially. At the beginning of the school year I always have students look at me wide-eyed and say, "I don't know how to read. I don't know how to write." By the end of the year those same students run... Read More →
avatar for Dyanne Wheat

Dyanne Wheat

Yongsan International School of Seoul
Early Childhood Educator


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room C104 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Learning Stories
Learning stories are one way to document teaching and learning. In this job-alike we’ll explore what learning stories are and how to write them. Bring your own to share!

Presenters
avatar for Ingrid Ideler

Ingrid Ideler

Pre-Kindergarten teacher, Chadwick International
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Linda Kim

Chadwick International


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 223 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Living and Learning In The Land of the Morning Calm
Koreans form a significant portion of the student body in many international schools. Collectively and individually their academic and social-emotional needs may best be met in some subtly and substantially different ways.

Presenters
avatar for Peter Corcoran

Peter Corcoran

Director of Schools, Seoul International School
Mr. Pete Corcoran is currently the Director of Schools and Seoul International School and prior to that was the school’s high school principal. He comes to SIS after working for 25 years as a teacher and high school administrator in the Canadian school system. Mr. Corcoran is... Read More →
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Jarret Lambie

Seoul International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 425 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Making Mathematical Thinking Visible Using the iPad
In this workshop, participants will consider why making mathematical thinking visible in the classroom is important. Participants will learn about several iPad applications that will enable students to demonstrate their understanding of mathematics. They will also see examples of student work and have time to practice using the apps.

Presenters
avatar for Tabitha Johnson

Tabitha Johnson

2nd grade teacher, Seoul International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 221 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Middle School Social Studies Job-Alike
I will lead the Middle School Social Studies Job Alike. I would like to focus on strategies for differentiation in the MS social studies classroom and have a chance to share differentiated assessments that we feel have worked well in our respective courses. However, please feel free to come with your own ideas and questions to add to our agenda. Please bring your lesson ideas, rubrics, and assessments and let's see if we can each leave this session with some concrete new ideas to add to our own toolbox.

Presenters
avatar for Lee Piscioneri

Lee Piscioneri

MS Social Studies Teacher
Lee is originally from Amherst, Massachusetts.  He has been a middle school social studies teacher at Seoul International School for the past 7 years. Over his 30-year career, Lee has taught HS and MS social studies, English, music and drama in 9 international schools.  He is a... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 521 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Mindfulness in the Classroom: Help Your Students Manage Stress and Find Peace at School
Our students' lives are filled with many different expectations, obligations, and stimuli. How do we help them manage to find peace and focus in an often overwhelming world? Mindfulness practices can help your students focus and calm down in order to be more productive in your school and personal lives. We will share several techniques to promote healthy minds in your classroom environment.

Presenters
avatar for Benjamin Harnish

Benjamin Harnish

G3 Teacher and ESOL Specialist
Ben has been in Korea for twelve years, having worked at Korea International School and now Chadwick International as a Grade 3 teacher and an ESOL specialist. He has been practicing mindfulness meditation personally for about five years and using these techniques in his own classroom... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 320 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Minecraft: The Ultimate Educational Tool?
Minecraft is an educational tool that can be tailored to almost any lesson being taught in the classroom. Combined with the enthusiasm it generates for learning, Minecraft enhances a large range of academic content, and helps students develop their creativity and soft skills. This session will provide you with examples of classrooms who have implemented Minecraft in their lessons and units.

Presenters
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 →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 424 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Nurses Training-Session E
Full day school nurses workshop

Presenters
JL

Jae-Eun Lah

School Nurse, Seoul Foreign School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D116 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Online Voices and Sense of Community
This paper is a synthetic review of studies on voice quality and sense of community (SOC) in online learning with authentic samples of ISD and online discussions.

Presenters
avatar for Alice Lavina

Alice Lavina

KORCOS President Emerita
Alice continues serving KORCOS as its first President Emerita, as one of the organization's founding members. She is an Outstanding Sillimanian, one among a few chosen during Silliman University's Centennial Celebration. A lifelong learner, she holds a Ph. D., and an Ed. D. in leadership... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room C210 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Organizing Your Online Life
Bring a laptop and all the questions you wanted to know about the tools that are available online for you. Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, About.me, Pinterest, and Instagram, Evernote, Flickr, and More. Organize your digital life. The Dos and Don'ts of Social Media. Receive a checklist for all of the stuff you need to get done as a teacher. FOR: teachers who consider themselves beginners with technology. NOT FOR: teachers who are tech savvy.

Presenters
avatar for Paul Kang

Paul Kang

IT Coordinator and Wizard, Seoul International School
I'm passionate about my family, the truth, learning, technology, photography, the internet, anime, video games, and reading.


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room C206 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Passion Projects: What's Your Passion?
This workshop will discuss how to bring Passion Projects into the classroom. We will look at how to help students of all ages choose their passion, develop a project based on that passion, create a proposal, develop a timeline, and assess their success. We will also examine the benefits of devoting class time to passion projects!

Presenters
avatar for Chris Radnich

Chris Radnich

3rd Grade Teacher, Chadwick International School of South Korea


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 323 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Problems Solved! Practical ways to teach Creative & Critical thinking skills.
Discover ways to INSPIRE more problem solving, creative, analytical, and critical thought processes in your classes! We all know changing technologies, communities, and workplace environments demand that students learn THINKING SKILLS in addition to content, but in what ways can we FACILITATE the acquisition of these important life lessons? PRACTICAL ideas, cross-curricular examples, & lessons (including fun ones) will be shared! This BALANCE of information can be used by all teachers.

Presenters
avatar for Alysia Lee Asp

Alysia Lee Asp

Art Educator, Shanghai American School, Pudong Campus
I am an art educator teaching in Shanghai after teaching for 18 years in South Korea and the middle Atlantic region of the USA (Pennsylvania, New York, and Maryland). I have taught students of all ages in almost any medium you can imagine! I have a bachelor's degrees in art education... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 422 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Say what? Teaching world language in elementary
Sharing ideas for teaching second languages to an elementary audience. This includes classroom management, topic/lesson introductions and discussion of language teaching methods.

Presenters
avatar for Kristy Fitzgerald

Kristy Fitzgerald

ES Spanish Teacher, Korea International School
I have been a Spanish teacher for 7 years in both public and international schools. Only recently did I become an elementary Spanish teacher at KIS. Prior to this, I taught Spanish levels 1 and 2 to 9-12th grade students at KIS. I enjoy teaching a new language to my students and watching... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 326 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Screencasting and Pencasting Basics
Screencasting and pencasting are the darlings of the education world. Flipped classrooms, frontloading, student authentic assessments, all are made possible through these great tools. There are endless apps and online tools to make this possible. But are you confused about how to create screencasts and pencasts? Are you wondering which tool is right for your students? Come to this session to learn about different types of screencast/pencast apps available and which apps might be the best fit for your classroom and students. You will also get hands on practice with screencasting right from your MacBook.

Presenters
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 March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 721 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Solution Focused Brief Therapy for Administrators and Counselors
This workshop will provide school counselors and administrators a simple yet powerful format to guide students in determining real world solutions to issues they face everyday after one session in your office. Often, only one to two 45 minute sessions are needed. You will walk out the door with initial and subsequent meeting guides for quick implementation. Perfect for any level of experience!

Presenters
avatar for Kirstan Beatty

Kirstan Beatty

School Counselor K-12, Asia Pacific International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B102 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Suicide Prevention in Korean International Schools
Limited Capacity seats available

South Korea has the highest suicide rates of any country in the OECD. This statistic should cause educators working within the country to give serious attention to the topic of suicide prevention. This workshop will equip educators to identify and respond to incidents of suicidal ideation among their student populations utilizing research-based skills developed by the QPR Institute. Attendees will receive certification as QPR Gatekeepers upon completion of the session. Space is limited to the first 30 attendees.

Presenters
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Zack Wingate

Yongsan International School of Seoul


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B100 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Taboo Korea: Body Image and Bullying
Our mission is to help bring awareness of taboo topics in South Korea. We desire to empower those in positions of influence (teachers, counselors, administrators, pastors, parents, etc.) to be better educated and trained to positively impact the lives of the youth that have been entrusted to them. We believe that this applies to all organizations in Korea that interact with the youth.

Today, we will discuss the issues of body image and bullying. Please visit our website for more information: www.tabookorea.org

Presenters
avatar for Diana Suk and Kristin Winn

Diana Suk and Kristin Winn

Taboo Korea
Did you know Korea is known to be the top leader in the amount of plastic surgery procedures done each year? Did you know many students are bribed with a plastic surgery gift for doing well in school? Do you know what 왕따 means? Did you know many students commit suicide because... Read More →
avatar for Mark J. Yu

Mark J. Yu

Kindergarten Teacher, Taboo Korea, Korea International School and Taboo Korea
I am passionate about changing the learning climate in Korea in public and private schools for children. I want to see the teachers and students in Korea be empowered to deal with and work through issues in Korea such as depression, suicide, bullying, body image, and conflict resolution... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 321 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Teaching Art History in an Instagram World
Do your students find art history dry and hard to grasp? Are you looking for a way to jumpstart your Studio Art curriculum? This workshop outlines the study of Art History and contemporary art in the modern art room, by encouraging students to relate to art through the use of hands-on artmaking techniques. Artmaking mediums covered will range from bas-relief sculpture to the nightmares of the Chapman Brothers and Goya.

Presenters
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Megan Pendleton

Asia Pacific International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room C209 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Team Activities in Foreign Language Class
Are you hoping the students can work collaboratively more often? If yes, come to this workshop and experience 4-5 different activities. You will be grouped into teams of three or four, creating a unique team name, relaying a message/question but being timed, having team contest in writing, highlighting valuable strategies while solving a problem, learning a script together and acting out.

Presenters
avatar for Rain Zhou-Lunardo

Rain Zhou-Lunardo

Chinese Teacher, Korea International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B303 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

TeamESL Flashcard - Android & Apple (by STGedu)
TeamESL Flashcard - Android & Apple (by STGedu)
It is to introduce new type of memory card (flashcard) for Android & Apple.

Create your own flash card by using multiple functions such as uploading image from gallery or taking photo, creating your own category, recording audio and writing a note. Search by word and category after you save.

Presenters
avatar for Veronica Y Kim

Veronica Y Kim

Founder, STGedu
Mobile, Tablet Education module Apps for Android & Apple STGedu "Building a solid foundation" TeamESL (Eddie, Susie, Lee) app series: TeamESL Flashcard: @ Google playstore- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.flashcard.teamesl&hl=en .............. @Apple... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B304 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

The Layered Curriculum
The layered curriculum is an approach to teaching where students progress through sequentially more challenging assignments at their own pace. I will share information and experience about the layered curriculum and offer sample layered units. I will have break out groups for participants to brainstorm ideas for a layered unit within their subject areas.

Presenters
MS

Maggie Scheier

Busan Foreign School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D307 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Through the Eyes of a Critical Friend
This workshop explores the history and effectiveness of the Critical Friend approach to improving instructional practice. This presentation begins with a look back over the beginnings of this model, and moves on to providing all the information and tools you need to get started today. You will leave well informed and ready to both give and receive the support of a Critical Friend!

Presenters
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Fran Munro

Dwight School Seoul


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 420 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Use You Tube to its full potential in your classroom
With 100 hours of content uploaded every minute, You Tube is a fantastic resource. Do not just search for videos, use it to its full potential.
1) How can I find useful and appropriate content?
2) How can I subscribe to a channel and create playlist?
3) How can I share content?
4) How can I create my own content?
5) Privacy issue: how can I create private channel and playlist?

Presenters
avatar for Fabrice Saenger

Fabrice Saenger

Grade 2 PYP Teacher, Dwight School Seoul


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room 620 ES/MS Building

2:00pm

Voice Care and Imagery in Vocal Production
Everybody has a voice – we take it for granted and expect it to work at any time. Imagery can help us to understand how the voice actually works and show how we can take care of it.

Presenters
avatar for Dr. Axel Theimer

Dr. Axel Theimer

St. John's University
Dr. Axel Theimer, a native of Austria, where he was a member of the Vienna Boys Choir, is now beginning his 45th year on the music faculty at St. John’s University and College of St. Benedict. He received much of his training in Vienna, continued his studies at Saint John’s University... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room C110 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Web 2.0: Creative Websites to Use in Your Classes
I plan to share a host of interactive websites for you to use in your lesson plans. Students (and teachers) can use these websites to make unique creations that enable learning to be memorable and permanent. These websites will assist teachers and students with such things as collaboration, management, mind mapping, photo editing, presentation, research, and search tools.  

Presenters
avatar for Trevor Cory

Trevor Cory

MS Social Studies
Trevor Cory has been an educator for over 12 years and likes to think of himself as an innovator. Through his experience of teaching at all levels, Trevor has aimed to inspire his students to innovate and become leaders in today’s world. He has been the MS Activities Coordinator... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B302 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

What is 'Coding'? How can I bring coding into my school?
This presentation on "coding" will give you a glimpse into the wonderful world of fun computational thinking, logical problem solving, and the concepts behind the computer programs that fill our world.

Coding can be brought into the K-12 classroom -- with or without the use of computers! Attendees will have a tour of the best resources on coding. Tips on how to start a coding club will also be discussed.

Attendees are encouraged to bring tablets or laptops to this presentation.

Presenters
avatar for Rolly Maiquez

Rolly Maiquez

Design & Technology Integrationist, Chadwick International School
Rolly Maiquez is EdTech and Design Integrationist at Chadwick International in Songdo, South Korea. He enjoys working with teachers in incorporating technology use in classroom activities. With EdTech integration being one of his top responsibilities at Chadwick, he continues to research... Read More →


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D214 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

Yearbook and Publication Basics
This workshop is focused on yearbook publication, but the things discussed can be used for other publications. We will discuss building a theme, keep the theme, editorial organization, creating teamwork, and also networking with other publication teachers. There will be a sharing of organizational strategies on how to keep your students on top of the newest strategies and how to great a team.

Presenters
avatar for Erin Hogshead

Erin Hogshead

Seoul International School


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room D310 HS/Admin Building

2:00pm

You Learned That From a Video?: VodCasts for the classroom
No matter what subject area or age level you teach, VodCasts (Video Podcasts) can be useful in your classroom. Are you introducing new concepts, working through practice problems, helping students learn to read, or teaching them the to serve a volleyball? There's a video technique for that! Come find out how to make VodCasts, how to use them, and how to engage your students at their level!

Presenters
avatar for Meg

Meg

Secondary Science Teacher, Asia Pacific International School
I am passionate about lighting a spark for students. My hope is to make them more curious about the world around them and more invested in improving that world.


Friday March 14, 2014 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Room B101