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Tuesday, June 5 • 9:15am - 12:00pm
Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom

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In this workshop the following questions will be addressed:

  • How is knowledge structured and how can we utilize that structure to develop the intellect?
  • How can we move to a three-dimensional curriculum and instruction model that allows us to compact the overloaded curriculum, and teach both factual and conceptual knowledge with greater depth and rigour?
  • What is a conceptual lens and how can we use it to develop higher levels of thinking and increased motivation for learning?
  • How can we design instruction to achieve synergistic thinking between the factual and conceptual levels of knowledge and understanding?
  • How do we scaffold thinking to deeper levels?
  • How do we develop different kinds of guiding questions to path student thinking from the factual to the conceptual level of understanding?
  • What is the difference between an Activity and a Performance of Deep Understanding?
  • What does concept-based instruction “look like” in the classroom?​

Featured Speaker
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Jennifer Chang-Wathall

Educational Consultant and Author, University of Hong Kong
Jennifer Chang-Wathall is an independent educational consultant, author and honorary faculty adviser and part time instructor for the University of Hong Kong. | | With over 25 years experience in the education field, Jennifer has worked in several international schools including... Read More →

Tuesday June 5, 2018 9:15am - 12:00pm
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