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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:  We hope to schedule another symposium during fall 2017.

    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 

    WORKSHOP SCHEDULE  *DRAFT*

    12:00-1:00 Lunch
    1:00-1:30 Opening remarks and keynote
    Update
    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


    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.

    Cost: Free! 

    Date:  Friday, September 1, 2017
    Time:  9:00 am - 12:00 pm New Teachers Workshop
    Location: Hamilton International Middle School

    Resources from the Workshop
    ISLT Google Site > New Intl Schools Teachers
    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 maaoki@seattleschools.org.