Using the ACE Learning protocol to support staff engagement and growth of learning (webinar) - June 20, 2023

Professional Learning | International Education

This webinar will explore innovative ideas designed to increase student satisfaction and well-being for 6th-12th grade students. The findings of research and implementation of these ideas within an international school will be discussed, with a focus on increasing student well-being and satisfaction. Drivers of the research included choice, empowerment, autonomy, and agency for students, coupled with the desire for consistent and effective communication aligned to shared values.

Implementing Individual Learning Plans (webinar) - Tuesday, May 16

Professional Learning | International Education

Join the International School Helsinki as they showcase what they learned as they worked to increase individualized learning for all students. The school leadership will share their experience developing groups that support individuals and their sense of belonging as well as provide opportunities for more individualized choices in learning. 

Student-led Professional Development for Teachers (webinar) - April 6, 2023

Professional Learning | International Education

Hillel Academy in Jamaica will share its framework for extending professional development to include student presenters. The framework prioritizes a systemic approach to inclusivity by embracing student voice from diverse groups within the school community. A student presenter will share her experience, and school leadership will discuss the subsequent impact on teachers’ approach to education.

The Internal Learning Environment (webinar) - March 8, 2023

Professional Learning | International Education

How Students Access Learning: A child’s Internal Learning Environment (ILE) defines their wellness and cognitive development. It is the environment that goes with them everywhere, and holistically defines their ability to navigate life. This webinar will introduce the fundamental systems within the ILE of a student and focus on the neuroscience of learning to promote positive daily cycles and ensure that all children will have the opportunity to thrive.

When Learners Design Their Own Story (webinar) - February 6, 2023

Professional Learning | International Education

Imagine a school in which learners determine the time and pace of their learning: a learner-centered environment where students personalize their educational goals and make meaningful decisions about their learning experiences. This webinar will introduce how Stiftung Louisenlund, a NEASC accredited school in Germany, transformed its learning experience to do just that.