Secondly, I would like to invite any and all staff (or outside providers) who would like to present at our Annual IB Teachers’ Conference which will be on Saturday 28th September 2013. Your topics could be pedagogical or they can be IB topics.
IB Dunia Teachers’ Conference 2013
Theme: Authentic Learning: Making it real!
Saturday Sep 28th hosted by Global Jaya International School & the IB Dunia networks.
Keynote Speaker: Lynn Erickson
Cost: 200,000 IDR including lunch
Call for Presenters: All experienced teachers are invited to send a proposal to lead a session of one hour to the organizing committee via your IB Coordinators. You must send us your title, the intended audience (PYP, MYP, DP or Continuum), the language of instruction and a 50 word synopsis before June 10th. We need approx. 25 presentations per session for a successful conference.
Lynn Erickson’s Profile
Dr. Lynn Erickson is a private consultant assisting schools and districts nationally and internationally with curriculum design and instruction. During the past fifteen years Lynn has worked extensively with K-12 teachers and administrators on the design of classroom and district level curricula aligned to academic standards.
Lynn is the author of three best-selling books, Stirring the Head, Heart and Soul: Redefining Curriculum and Instruction, 3rd edition c. 2008, Concept-based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom, c. 2007, and Concept-based Curriculum and Instruction: Teaching Beyond the Facts, c. 2002 Corwin Press Publishers. She has a chapter in Robert Marzano’s new book, On Excellence in Teaching, c. 2010, Solution Tree Press.
Lynn is a recognized presenter in the areas of concept-based curriculum design, teaching for deep understanding, and standards alignment. Erickson has worked as a teacher, principal, curriculum director, adjunct professor, and educational consultant over a 43-year career.
Please note, Dr Lynn Erickson is also separately running a more intensive two day workshop, “Concept-based Curriculum & Instruction for the Thinking Classroom” immediately after our IB Dunia Teachers’ Conference on the 29th and 30th of September in a hotel conference room in South Jakarta. Registration and further details can be found here. Click Here