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Saturday, May 16
 

11:00am

Sharing Session 1: Asian Languages; World Languages; Bahasa; Chinese; Thai
Introductions.
What you hope to get out of the conference.
Questions?
Suggestions?

Saturday May 16, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Upstairs in the KM Library

11:00am

Sharing Session 1: ESOL; EAL; EFL
Introductions.
What you hope to get out of the conference.
Questions?
Suggestions?

Saturday May 16, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Think Tank Ground Floor KM Library

11:00am

Sharing Session 1: European Languages; French; German; Spanish
Introductions.
What you hope to get out of the conference.
Questions?
Suggestions?

Saturday May 16, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room 1 Block A, Level 5

11:00am

Sharing Session 1: Librarians
Introductions.
What you hope to get out of the conference.
Questions?
Suggestions?

Saturday May 16, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
George Orwell Room Upstairs in KM Library

11:00am

Sharing Session 1: Mainstream subjects; Primary; Middle School
Introductions.
What you hope to get out of the conference.
Questions?
Suggestions?

Saturday May 16, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room 3 Block C, Level 3

11:00am

Sharing Session 1: Mother Tongue
Introductions.
What you hope to get out of the conference.
Questions?
Suggestions?

Saturday May 16, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Emily Dickinson Room Upstairs in the KM Library

11:00am

Sharing Session 1: Principals; Vice Principals
Introductions.
What you hope to get out of the conference.
Questions?
Suggestions?

Saturday May 16, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Pablo Naruda Room Upstairs KM Library

1:30pm

Sharing Session 2: Chasing the Chinese dragon - at what cost?
In International schools, more than 50% of the students could be bi- or multi-lingual, yet often their mother-tongue is not catered for unless it coincides with a language of instruction. Learning Chinese has been given prominence by educators and parents alike, but is this at the cost of our communities mother tongues and identities?

Relevant for: Mother Tongue Teachers

Speakers
avatar for Nadine Bailey

Nadine Bailey

Reference Librarian, UWCSEA-East
Passionate about language and mother tongue


Saturday May 16, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Pablo Naruda Room Upstairs KM Library

1:30pm

Sharing Session 2: Developing mother tongue in the class
I have signed up for sessions regarding developing mother tongue in the classroom and I would like to hear some personal experiences with the programme. How can it be enhanced at an international school where the mother tongue is in minority.

Relevant for: Mother Tongue Teachers

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Kaprinayova

Andrea Kaprinayova

Teacher (Early years and KS1), Nexus International School, Putrajaya
I have a 14 years teaching experience in international communities and I specialise in Early Years. I have some experience with teaching Music as well. Previously I have been teaching in Slovakia and South Korea. I live and work in Malaysia for 7 years now. My teaching style is enquiry... Read More →


Saturday May 16, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Upstairs in the KM Library

1:30pm

Sharing Session 2: Differentiation to accommodate L1s of different distances from classroom language
If your classroom language is English, it's relatively easy to connect to many European languages due to structural etc proximity. How do we adjust strategies for languages of radically different linguistic structure?

Relevant for: Mainstream Teachers

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Denney

Andrew Denney

Head of EAL, UWCSEA
Andy has taught EAL, English, TOK, and Japanese in Japan, UK, Indonesia, Europe, and Singapore. He is currently Head of High School EAL at UWCSEA Dover. He also had a life before becoming a teacher…


Saturday May 16, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room 1 Block A, Level 5

1:30pm

Sharing Session 2: Dyslexia or Special Learning Difficulties in Foreign Language Classes
How to provide my second language students the necessary support to cope with their Learning Difficulties while learning a Second Language.

Relevant for: Foreign Language Teachers

Speakers
avatar for Gloria

Gloria

Part Time Spanish Teacher, UWCSEA Dover
I am a teacher of English and Spanish as a Second Language and have worked in Primary/Junior school for more than 25 years. Currently I am working at UWCSEA Dover as a Spanish Second Language teacher in Grade 2 to Grade 4.


Saturday May 16, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Conference Room 3 Block C, Level 3

1:30pm

Sharing Session 2: How can we teach for conceptual understanding in the languages classroom?
How can we teach for conceptual understanding in the languages classroom? How can we encourage students to join discreet chunks of content together in a way that allows them to use, manipulate and re-use that content for a range of communicative purposes?

Relevant for: High school langauge teachers and heads of department

Speakers
MG

Mary Garland

Trained in Australia as a teacher of French and German, I taught in the state systems in both Tasmania and Queensland before going to teach EFL in France From 2000-2013 I taught in Hong Kong (4 years in the local system teaching ESL) and 10 years in an international school teaching... Read More →


Saturday May 16, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Think Tank Ground Floor KM Library

3:30pm

Sharing Session 3: Cross curricular opportunities in the Target Language
Can we share non-academic outside the classroom learning activities that can be conducted in the Target Language (or directly linked to the course)

Relevant for: Foreign Language Teachers

Speakers
avatar for Michèle Pirson

Michèle Pirson

Head of French, UWCSEA - Dover


Saturday May 16, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room 3 Block C, Level 3

3:30pm

Sharing Session 3: How can we better support our Foreign language leaners outside of the language classroom?
Understanding that practice/revise what was taught in class is an essential for all language learners, I wonder if there are any recommendations/suggestions to support Foreign Language learners (apart from hiring a tutor)

Relevant for: Foreign Language Teachers

Speakers

Saturday May 16, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Think Tank Ground Floor KM Library

3:30pm

Sharing Session 3: How do you keep track of assessment data in your school and how do you share this with all the teachers in your school?
Please share different strategies that your school is using to collect and share assessment data with all teachers in school with focus on ELLs.

Relevant for: English as a Second Language

Speakers
avatar for Mirela Matesan

Mirela Matesan

ESOL Teacher, Chadwick International


Saturday May 16, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room 1 Block A, Level 5

3:30pm

Sharing Session 3: How to differentiate TOK vocabulary
I teach a class of scholars TOK and I often struggle to differentiate the vocabulary to make it accessible for them.

Relevant for: Mainstream Teachers

Speakers

Saturday May 16, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Pablo Naruda Room Upstairs KM Library

3:30pm

Sharing Session 3: How to set up a mother tongue programme in an international school?
Looking at challenges, opportunities, communication, promotion and rewards.

Relevant for: Mother Tongue Teachers


Saturday May 16, 2015 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Conference Room 2 Block A, Level 5
 
Sunday, May 17
 

11:00am

Sharing Session 4: Chasing the Chinese dragon - at what cost?
In International schools, more than 50% of the students could be bi- or multi-lingual, yet often their mother-tongue is not catered for unless it coincides with a language of instruction. Learning Chinese has been given prominence by educators and parents alike, but is this at the cost of our communities mother tongues and identities?

Relevant for: Mother tongue language

Speakers
avatar for Nadine Bailey

Nadine Bailey

Reference Librarian, UWCSEA-East
Passionate about language and mother tongue


Sunday May 17, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Think Tank Ground Floor KM Library

11:00am

Sharing Session 4: How can we teach for conceptual understanding in the languages classroom?
How can we teach for conceptual understanding in the languages classroom? How can we encourage students to join discreet chunks of content together in a way that allows them to use, manipulate and re-use that content for a range of communicative purposes?

Relevant for: High school langauge teachers and heads of department

Speakers
MG

Mary Garland

Trained in Australia as a teacher of French and German, I taught in the state systems in both Tasmania and Queensland before going to teach EFL in France From 2000-2013 I taught in Hong Kong (4 years in the local system teaching ESL) and 10 years in an international school teaching... Read More →


Sunday May 17, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room 1 Block A, Level 5

11:00am

Sharing Session 4: How to cater to ESL students in the MFL classroom
I would like to make better use of the language learning skills that the students already have and show them how to activate these to learn their 3rd, 4th or 5th language.

Relevant for: Mother Tongue Teachers

Speakers

Sunday May 17, 2015 11:00am - 11:30am
Conference Room 2 Block A, Level 5