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Concept-Based Foreign Language Instruction level 1

Workshop Overview :

Foreign Language teachers need to develop students’ ability to critically think and reason, in order to solve complex problems and create new ideas, and this is a pursuit that can be accomplished through a concept-based curriculum design and instruction.

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty
  • Curriculum Coordinators
Workshop Leader
Rafael Angel

Rafael Angel

J Rafael Angel started teaching in his native home country, Mexico, in 2000 and has been teaching in International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools since 2005.

Concept-based curriculum and instruction for the thinking classroom

Workshop Overview :

J. Rafael Angel is a graduate of Dr Lynn Erickson and Dr Lois Lanning Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction (CBCI) Institute and is certified to conduct Dr Lynn Erickson and Dr Lois Lanning’s workshops on CBCI.

In this workshop, participants will become acquainted with the principles of CBCI.

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • School Administrators
Workshop Leader
Rafael Angel

Rafael Angel

J Rafael Angel started teaching in his native home country, Mexico, in 2000 and has been teaching in International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools since 2005.

Classroom Environment: Effective Strategies to Maximize Student Learning

Workshop Overview :

This workshop looks to explore how to build authentic learning experiences that not only aim at purposeful learning in academics but to ensure that soft skills and socio-emotional needs are met.

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty in international school settings or wishing to move to an international school
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • School Leadership
  • School Counselors and Psychologists
Workshop Leader
Diego Zaragoza Tejas

Diego Zaragoza Tejas

Diego Zaragoza Tejas is the Head of Lower School and Interim Director of Academic Affairs (K-12) at The American School Foundation in Mexico City.

Approaches to teaching in a Concept-based Instruction environment.

Workshop Overview :

In this workshop, participants will become acquainted with a broad variety of approaches to teaching in a concept-based learning environment.

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty
  • Curriculum Coordinators
Workshop Leader
Rafael Angel

Rafael Angel

J Rafael Angel started teaching in his native home country, Mexico, in 2000 and has been teaching in International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools since 2005.

What is Concept-based Education? Parent Education workshop

Workshop Overview :

In this workshop, parents will have the opportunity to experience a concept-based series of learning experiences in order to understand how learning happens in concept-based learning classrooms.

Workshop Audience :

  • Parents
  • School Administrators
Workshop Leader
Rafael Angel

Rafael Angel

J Rafael Angel started teaching in his native home country, Mexico, in 2000 and has been teaching in International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools since 2005.

School Leadership: Shared Sustainable Leadership

Workshop Overview :

This workshop is aimed at exploring ways to promote and build a shared leadership approach that permeates from top leadership into different stakeholders.

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty in international school settings or wishing to move to an international school
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • School Leadership
Workshop Leader
Diego Zaragoza Tejas

Diego Zaragoza Tejas

Diego Zaragoza Tejas is the Head of Lower School and Interim Director of Academic Affairs (K-12) at The American School Foundation in Mexico City.

Concept-Based Foreign Language Instruction. Level 2

Workshop Overview :

This workshop is a follow up to J. Rafael’s first workshop on concept-based foreign language instruction (Concept-Based Foreign Language instruction: Cultivating intellect and socio-emotional skills).

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty
  • Curriculum Coordinators

Prerequisite: Prior attendance to  “Concept-Based Foreign Language Instruction: Cultivating Intellect and Socio-Emotional Skills” or “Concept-based curriculum and instruction for the thinking classroom” .

Workshop Leader
Rafael Angel

Rafael Angel

J Rafael Angel started teaching in his native home country, Mexico, in 2000 and has been teaching in International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools since 2005.

Creating a Sustainable Language Instruction Culture: Supporting subject-teachers to teach with language levels in mind.

Workshop Overview :

Subject teachers need to be supported to design learning scenarios with students’ language levels in mind.

In this workshop, teachers will learn how to generate experiences in which students are able to use their language to demonstrate what they are able to do with what they know.

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching Faculty
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • Language support teams
Workshop Leader
Rafael Angel

Rafael Angel

J Rafael Angel started teaching in his native home country, Mexico, in 2000 and has been teaching in International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools since 2005.

Curriculum Development and Sustainability

Workshop Overview :

The focus of this workshop is to build, strengthen and consolidate your curriculum to balance academics and socio-emotional skills to build resilient learners through a streamlined curriculum.

 

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty in international school settings or wishing to move to an international school
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • School Leadership
Workshop Leader
Diego Zaragoza Tejas

Diego Zaragoza Tejas

Diego Zaragoza Tejas is the Head of Lower School and Interim Director of Academic Affairs (K-12) at The American School Foundation in Mexico City.

Enseñanza y Aprendizaje del español como lengua extranjera basada en conceptos: Cultivando el intelecto y las destrezas socio-emocionales.

Workshop Overview :

El profesor de lenguas extranjeras necesita ayudar a los estudiantes a desarrollar sus habilidades de pensamiento crítico y de razonamiento, con el fin de lograr resolver problemas complejos y crear nuevas ideas.
Este cometido se puede lograr efectivamente por medio de la enseñanza y aprendizaje basada en conceptos.

Workshop Audience :

  • Teaching faculty
  • Curriculum Coordinators

This workshop is delivered in Spanish.

Workshop Leader
Rafael Angel

Rafael Angel

J Rafael Angel started teaching in his native home country, Mexico, in 2000 and has been teaching in International Baccalaureate (IB) Schools since 2005.