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    Each year, teachers, assistants, interns, and parents from Seattle's ten international schools are invited to come together with colleagues from throughout Seattle Public Schools and beyond to share ideas, discover resources, and learn new strategies for preparing global citizens.

    Date:  Monday August 27, 2018 1:00 - 4:00 pm

    Location: Hamilton International Middle School Library
    1610 N 41st St, Seattle, WA 98103

    Cost: Free for Seattle Public Schools teachers, plus 3 free clock hours

    REGISTER HERE!

    Cosponsors: World Affairs Council Global Classroom and Confucius Institute of the State of Washington 

    WORKSHOP SCHEDULE  *DRAFT*

    12:30-1:00        Registration and light refreshments
    1:00-1:30 Welcome, opening remarks, and brief keynote
    1:35-2:35     Workshop Session #1
    2:35-2:45 Networking Break
    2:45-3:45 Workshop Session #2
    3:45-4:00 Evaluation and clock hour forms

    Workshop sessions will likely include:

    • Orientation to Seattle's International Schools for New Teachers
    • Global Competence Certificate (for students)
    • Earning the International Education Category
    • Teaching for Biliteracy
    • Communicating research on DLI to families
    • Intl/DLI Task Force and Program Review info session
    • Creating school-wide global projects
    • International Travel for Teachers (with and without students)
    • Organic brainstorm sessions (unconference style) with like grades/subjects


    For Teachers New to Seattle's International Schools

    Teachers new to Seattle's 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. It will be held as a breakout session during the International Schools Mini-Symposium. Participants will gain an understanding of the components of international education in Seattle Public Schools, including the four domains of global competence. Resources for globalizing curriculum will be provided.

    Cost: Free! 

    REGISTER HERE!

    Date:  Monday August 27, 2018 1:00 - 4:00 pm

    Location: Hamilton International Middle School Library
    1610 N 41st St, Seattle, WA 98103

    Selected Resources for 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.