MAKING PROJECT BASED LEARNING A SUCCESS
Who Should Attend
Principals, Assistant Principals, Aspiring Administrators, Master Teachers, District Data Coordinators, Deans and District Level Staff.
In this two-day session, participants will work in collaborative groups to understand the importance of designing and developing a learning environment that prioritizes active engagement for all students. By using the concept of projects to demonstrate student knowledge (product, presentation or performance), participants will learn how this instructional strategy addresses learning goals for both English Learners and students served in the Special Education programs. Participants will develop cross-curricular units that embed research to investigate or find a solution to a real-world issue or situation while also helping students demonstrate the 4Cs- cooperation, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. The participants will also learn how to develop rubrics for assessment and how to design cooperative learning groups.
Design an interactive classroom environment focused on differentiated instruction and student demonstration of learning.
About the Presenter
Dr. Asrani has over twenty years of experience, starting as a Special Education teacher and then serving as school and district administrator, including Deputy Superintendent, Chief Academic Officer, and Reform Director across TK-12 school districts. Her work is focused on systems improvement within schools and districts with emphasis on teaching and learning, which includes building a culture that supports the best alignment of human and fiscal resources. Over the past five years she has designed and developed multiple school-community partnerships to support the expansion of student access to college ready options. Dr. Asrani was born and educated in India and spent her early years in Dubai and Qatar, which gives her a strong understanding of the middle eastern culture and the education system.
Hours of Instruction
This course consists of one session of 7.5 hours of instruction with an opportunity for follow-up activities for the purposes of implementation of learned content.
Date, Time and Location
Check In/Registration: 8:00 am
Session – Dubai
Session – Abu Dhabi
Fees and Cancellation
Cost: 750 AED.
Cancellations received by February 26, 2018 will be subject to a 200 AED fee.
Method of Payment
Please deposit/transfer fees to the bank account provided below. Send a copy of the receipt and the names of attendees to firstname.lastname@example.org
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
Please bring along a laptop computer or another Internet ready device.
For further information, please email Susan Lendway.