Berkeley International School and EARCOS Present                          By: Kim Cofino February 16th-17th, 2013         ...
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12 13 berkeley international school earcos weekend workshop with kim cofino flier

  1. 1. Berkeley International School and EARCOS Present By: Kim Cofino February 16th-17th, 2013 Weekend Workshop Focus and Objectives In today’s high-paced learning environment, technology continues to play a pivotal role to motivate, engage and promote student learning. With so much technology at our disposal through the power of the Internet, workshop attendees will learn how to navigate through the myriad resources available using Web 2.0 tools. This series of workshops is designed to help educators integrate technology seamlessly into existing curriculum lessons for authentic, meaningful learning. Emphasis will be placed on using 21st Century communication and Web 2.0 tools, such as wikis, blogs, social networking, and multimedia using an Understanding By Design approach.Introducing the presenter, Kim Cofino, Yokohama International School, JapanOriginally from the United States, Kim is an enthusiastic and innovative globally-minded educator. Kim has beenteaching internationally for over ten years, first in Munich, Germany, then in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, next at theInternational School Bangkok in Thailand, and currently at Yokohama International School in Japan.An Apple Distinguished Educator, her work focuses on helping core subject teachers authentically embedcurrent and emerging technologies in the classroom to create a global and collaborative learning environment.Her inquiry-based, constructivist approach to teaching utilizes project-based learning experiences developedusing the Understanding by Design process combined with the MYP Technology Design Cycle.Kim Regularly consults with other international schools interested in implementing 21st century learning, hasbeen profiled on a number of educational websites and journals, is a member of the K12 Horizon ReportAdvisory Board and is a regular presenter and keynote speaker at conferences and professional developmentsessions throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States. Her Professional blog, Always Learning, is aninvaluable resource for teachers seeking examples of authentic student engagement.
  2. 2. Space is limited to 25 people for this workshop, so please register early to secure a place. To register for this weekend workshop, kindlysend an e-mail to Sharin Tebo atsltebo@berkeley.ac.thwith the following information: Name: Email Address: Phone number: School Phone Number: School Name: Grade(s) taught: Subject(s) taught: Weekend Workshop Schedule Saturday: Sunday: 8:00 – 8:30 Registration 8:00 – 3:00 Workshop Sessions 8:30--5:00 Workshop Sessions 3:15 Shuttle Departs for Maple Hotel 5:15 Shuttle Departs for Maple Hotel Light snacks and coffee will be available in the morning and afternoon to enjoy throughout the workshop. Lunch will be served on campus from 12:00--1:00 on Saturday and Sunday. *Breaks as needed both days Please refer to Kim’s Wiki for details about the sessions being presented during the weekend workshop: http://21stcentury-classroom.wikispaces.com/Overview Hotel and Airport Information School Address:Maple Hotel: http://www.maplethai.com/ Berkeley International School9 Srinakarin Rd., Bangna, Bangkok 10250 123 Bangna Trad Road Km. 1Tel: 66 (0) 2-398-9999, 66 (0) 2-366-9222 Bangna, Bangkok 10260Fax: 66 (0) 2-398-1111 Tel +662(0)2 747-4888 Fax +66(0)2 747-4988A new hotel less than a year old located about 2km http://www.berkeley.ac.thfrom Berkeley International School. Berkeley hasmade arrangements for those intending to reserve aroom at The Maple Hotel. Please email Sharinsltebo@berkeley.ac.thas soon as possible if you wishto reserve a room and a form to remit will be sent via Cost: The cost of the workshop is 1,750 Thaie-mail to insure your room is reserved in associationwith Berkeley International School. Baht. Payment is due Saturday morningSuvarnabhumi Int’l. Airport: Located about 20 when you pick up your registration packet.minutes from Maple Hotel and Berkeley International Cash only. Receipts will be issued uponSchool. If you are staying at the Maple Hotel, shuttle payment.service is available to and from the hotel and airportat an extra cost. Contact the hotel directly if you wishto arrange transportation. Taxi rates from the airportto the hotel are very reasonable. Please, book yourhotel accommodations and flights accordingly. Thai Visa Information: Please check theBerkeley International School will provide shuttle Thai Consulate Visa requirements from yourservice between Maple Hotel and Berkeley at 7:30 country of departure prior to booking youra.m. Saturday & Sunday, and 15 minutes after the flight.end of the afternoon workshop sessions both days.

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