Professional Development & Qualifications

Innovation

Learning2: Asia Conference - Shanghai, China 2017

 

"Learning2 is a global non-profit dedicated to creating and running professional learning opportunities run by international school teachers for international school teachers. At Learning2, participants are expected to “be different,” “be social,” and “be a connector".

-Learning2

 

 

Level 5 Workshop - Shenzen, China 2016

"Created by International Schools Services, Level 5 is a space for educational professionals, students and the wider community to unleash their creative capacities and to explore contemporary learning practices."

-Level 5

Projects Based Learning

 

Projects Based Learning 101 - Shanghai, China 2015

"The workshop provides [teachers] with the skills and knowledge needed to design, assess and manage a rigorous, relevant, and standards-based project [and] models the project process.

-Buck Institute for Education (BIE)

Literacy

K-5 Reading Training with Teacher's College Reading & Writing Project (TCRWP) Staff Developer, Celena Larky - Shanghai, China 2017

K-5 Reading Training with TCRWP Staff Developer, Gary Peterson - Shanghai, China 2016

Digital Media & Literacy - TCRWP - Paris, France 2015

"The entire institute focuses on the integration of digital and media literacy with tried and true reading/writing workshop methods."

-TCRWP

TCRWP Home Grown Institute - Shanghai, China 2014

TCRWP Home Grown Institute - Shanghai, China 2013

Social Emotional Learning

 

Positive Discipline Parent Educator Certification Training - Shanghai, China 2019

Positive Discipline for Early Childhood Educators - Certification Workshop with co-creator, Cheryl L. Erwin - Shanghai, China 2018

 

Positive Discipline in the Classroom - Masters Course with creator, Jane Nelsen -

Shanghai, China 2017

 

Positive Discipline in the Classroom - 101 Course - Shanghai, China 2015

"Positive Discipline in the Classroom is designed to create a respectful school climate through social emotional learning, character education and effective discipline."

-Jane Nelsen

Mathematics

 

Mathematics Specialists in International Schools (MSIS) Institute with International Math Developers, Erma Anderson & Steve Lienwand - Shanghai, China 2018-2019

"The Math Specialist in International Schools (MSIS) is a two year program for K-8 teachers. The program is a coherent sequence of five institutes designed to expand teachers’ understanding of the Common Core Standards, how students learn that content, evidence of student understanding and how to work with peers in a mentoring relationship."

-Erma Anderson

 

Numbers & Operations Workshop with International Math Developer, Steve Lienwand - Shanghai, China 2017

Numbers & Operations Workshop with International Math Developer, Erma Anderson - Shanghai, China 2017

Numbers & Operations Workshop with International Math Developer, Steve Lienwand - Shanghai, China 2016

Numbers & Operations Workshop with International Math Developer, Erma Anderson - Shanghai, China 2016

The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education

 

The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education - International Study Group - Reggio Emilia, Italy 2017

"Reggio Children aims to deepen in the different professional profiles from many different points of view: responsibilities, roles, organization, strategies of work, collegiality, professional development and self professional development, research and projections of the work."

-Reggio Children

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​Qualifications

  • Literacy: Readers & Writers Workshop Model

    • Mini Lesson​

    • Independent Work Time - Individual Conferencing - Guided Reading - Strategy Groups

    • Share

    • Interactive & Shared Read Aloud

  • Handwriting Without Tears

  • Words Their Way

    • Phonics - Vocabulary - Spelling​

    • Word Study

  • Fountas & Pinnell Reading Assessment (F&P)

  • Developmental Reading Assessment (DRA)

  • Mathematics: Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

    • Math Workshop Model

    • EngageNY

    • Cognitively Guided Instruction (CGI)

    • Singapore Math

    • Everyday Mathematics

  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) 

  • Projects Based Learning (PBL)

  • Positive Discipline in the Classroom

  • The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education