Asia Society fifth annual conference, “Pathways to Global Competence,” will feature three pre-conference sessions followed by experiential learning excursion around New York City.
We’ve invited some of the most experienced, prolific educators to work with you.
Marcia Tate is a world-renowned education expert and author of the bestselling book, Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies that Engage the Brain. She will lead a hands-on workshop that will help you discover the power of brain – compatible teaching.
Lucy Gray is famously known for her work around educational technology, modernizing education, and global learning. Learn from her how to maximize the use of teacher networks and technology for the global classroom.
Veronica Boix-Mansilla is the co-author of Educating for Global Competence (free download). Seamlessly integrate the tenets of global learning into your required curriculum and help identify the signifiers in student work that show the progress of a globally competent student.
The Experiential Learning session will provide opportunities to explore New York City’s many dynamic and diverse neighborhoods, historical monuments, and world-class museums. In this session you will learn how the world outside of the classroom can become a global learning platform. You will walk away with innovative and experiential teaching strategies that will transform your classroom into a global learning environment.
The June 2012 conference will focus on strands around innovations in teacher practice, exploring the global issues of today, technology and media integration, and assessing student work. The conference will also feature practical ways to connect global competence to the process of adopting the Common Core State Standards.
Pre-conference workshops take place on June 28, 9:15 – 12:15. The Experiential Learning happens from 1:30 – 5:00 on the same day.
Full program coming next week! Be sure to register before April 3 for early-bird savings.