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    Each year, teachers from Seattle's ten international schools are invited to come together with teachers from throughout Seattle Public Schools and beyond to share ideas, discover resources, and learn new strategies for preparing global citizens.

    Date:  Monday, August 28, 2017 *CANCELED*
    (We hope to reschedule it later in the year.)
    Time:  12:00-1:00 Lunch, Registration, and Resource Tables, 1:00-4:00 Mini-Symposium

    Location: TBD

    Cosponsors  (to be confirmed): World Affairs Council Global Classroom, Global Visionaries, UW Ellison Center for Russian East European, and Central Asian Studies, and Confucius Institute of the State of Washington 


    12:00-1:00 Lunch provided in the Chief Sealth Galleria (Cafeteria)
    1:00-1:30 Opening remarks and keynote
    1:30-2:30 Workshop Session #1
    2:30-2:45 Networking Break
    2:45-3:45 Workshop Session #2
    3:45-4:00 Evaluation and clock hour forms

    Workshop sessions will likely include:

    • Intro to Dual Language/Immersion
    • Utilizing Interns and IAs in the DLI Classroom
    • Intro to using world languages in a gen ed classroom
    • Teaching for Biliteracy
    • Communicating research on DLI to families
    • Task Force and Program Review info session
    • Creating school-wide global projects
    • Organic brainstorm sessions (unconference style) with like grades/subjects
    • Virtual Exchanges
    • International Education through the Arts
    • Global Competence Certificate
    We regret that we have had to cancel the Mini-Symposium on August 28, 2017. We hope to reschedule it in the new school year.

    For Teachers New to Seattle's International Schools

    Teachers new to SPS International Schools are invited to attend a special orientation workshop on international education presented by the International Schools Leadership Team (ISLT) -- teacher leaders from the International Schools.

    View the New International Schools Teachers Presentation.

    Cost: Free! 

    Date:  Monday, August 28, 2017 MOVED TO:  Friday, September 1, 2017
    Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm New Teachers Workshop
    Location: To be determined. Check back.

    Resources for the Workshop (from 2016, will be updated):
    New International Schools Teachers Presentation
    Global Competence Matrix (and Subject Area Matrices)
    What's Global about the Common Core Standards (article from Asia Society)
    Teacher Channel video > Building Global Citizens (Denver Center for International Studies)
    Global Education Curriculum Resources

    Questions? Please email Michele Aoki