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We are excited to welcome you to our Curriculum Summit in Asia on January 25-27, 2019! Below, please explore the individual sessions, and register for the sessions of your choice to design your own professional learning experience.

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Saturday, January 26 • 11:10am - 12:10pm
A Living, Breathing Curriculum: Atlas and PLC at Work FILLING

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By leveraging the structures of Atlas and by effectively designing systems of curricular work within our school, AISG has been able to coordinate PLCs (professional learning communities), enhance conversations around the 4 primary questions of PLCs, and consistently map responses to these questions. Although AISG has different models of PLCs (vertically- and horizontally-aligned), Atlas has proved to be an efficient tool to support the different types of conversations they have around data, interventions and extensions for students, and curriculum development. In this session, participants will have the opportunity to interact with two different divisional approaches to using Atlas to map curriculum within a PLC framework, to reflect on the effectiveness of this system, and to consider the applicability of this system for their own school’s context.  

Key Take-Aways:
  1. How to use Atlas to map curriculum within a PLC framework. 
  2. Approaches to engage teachers in curriculum mapping both elementary and secondary levels.
  3. Applications to participants’ own school context. 

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Speakers
avatar for Jeffrey Edwards

Jeffrey Edwards

Grade 2 EAL Teacher, American International School of Guangzhou
Jeff doesn't know how he got here. After graduating with a degree in Economics at the University of California, San Diego, education was the last thing on his mind. A one year teaching stint in Thailand turned into eight, a master's degree in ESOL, followed by international teaching... Read More →
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Ruth Herrin

Director of Curriculum and Learning, American International School of Guangzhou
Ruth is a perpetual student and blue sky thinker. After first earning her BA in International Affairs, Spanish, and Economics from Marshall University she fell in love with teaching and went back for her M.Ed in Secondary Education from Vanderbilt University. She has taught Social... Read More →


Saturday January 26, 2019 11:10am - 12:10pm
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