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Deep Dives

Deep Dives
Deep Dives provide international school leaders, educators and co-professionals a unique opportunity to engage in practical, interactive and personalized learning. With 12 hours of synchronous and asynchronous learning over five weeks, Deep Dives will challenge the participants' thinking and inform their practice.

The AISA Online Deep Dives will take place over five weeks from 14 September - 15 October 2021.

AISA Online Deep Dive: Brief Interventions for School Counsellors

AISA Online Deep Dive: Brief Interventions for School Counsellors

Facilitators: James Rosow, Ren Stinson, Lisa Hekel, Dr. Alicia Janik, George Ellis

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: School Counsellors or others who want to grow skills in the area of counselling

Cost: US$ 250

This Deep Dive has been developed to introduce school counsellors to various evidence-based interventions that will equip them to offer effective, timely support to students.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Best Practices in Joyful Language Teaching and Learning

AISA Online Deep Dive: Best Practices in Joyful Language Teaching and Learning

Facilitator: Dr. Lori Langer de Ramirez

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: K-12 Teachers of world and classical languages

Cost: US$ 250

The aim of this deep dive is to explore research-based best practices in the teaching of world and classical languages and determine ways to incorporate new strategies, tasks, and thematic units into current practice.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Effective School Business Management for Finance and School Leaders

AISA Online Deep Dive: Effective School Business Management for Finance and School Leaders

Facilitators: Russell Cooke, Len Archer, Ian Forster, Charles Kite, Diane Stone, William Scarborough

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: Business Managers, Finance Managers, School Leaders, Middle Managers

Cost: US$ 250

The aim of this deep dive is to provide good practice in specific aspects of business and financial management for international schools.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) – Planning the Journey for School-Wide Implementation

AISA Online Deep Dive: Social Emotional Learning (SEL) – Planning the Journey for School-Wide Implementation

Facilitator: Dr. Maria Hersey

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: All School Leaders and Educators

Cost: US$ 250

This Deep Dive will provide opportunities to investigate, explore and identify a framework for choosing and implementing social-emotional learning (SEL) across the school community.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Promoting Learner Motivation Through Agency and Inquiry in the Elementary School

AISA Online Deep Dive: Promoting Learner Motivation Through Agency and Inquiry in the Elementary School

Facilitator: Tania Lattanzio

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: Elementary Teachers, Elementary Curriculum Coordinators, Elementary Leadership

Cost: US$ 250

The aim of this deep dive is to explore the role of agency for students as a way to promote curiosity and motivation.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: “The New Normal” – What does that mean for ICTs in International Schools?

AISA Online Deep Dive: “The New Normal” – What does that mean for ICTs in International Schools?

Facilitator: Marcus Tanner

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: Technology Directors/Coaches/Integration Specialists, Librarians and Media Specialists

Cost: US$ 250

This Deep Dive is an opportunity for like-minded practitioners to meet and discuss what "The New Normal" means for ICTs and their integration in education.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Teaching Assistants Supporting Inquiry in The Classroom

AISA Online Deep Dive: Teaching Assistants Supporting Inquiry in The Classroom

Facilitators: Brad Chumrau, Liz DenHartigh

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: Elementary Teaching Assistants in IB schools (Ideally 2nd through 5th grade)

Cost: US$ 250

The aim of this session is to provide teaching assistants with resources and strategies for inquiry, ELL, classroom management, and environmental engagement support in learning communities.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Windows and Mirrors – Developing Representative and Inclusive Curriculum with Intention

AISA Online Deep Dive: Windows and Mirrors – Developing Representative and Inclusive Curriculum with Intention

Facilitator: Meredith Klein

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: K - 12 Teachers; Curriculum Coordinators

Cost: US$ 250

The aim of this session is to ensure that your curriculum provides students with the opportunity to see themselves reflected in the curriculum and to have access to learn about those with identities that differ from their own.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Governance as Leadership – Leading International Schools in Challenging Times

AISA Online Deep Dive: Governance as Leadership – Leading International Schools in Challenging Times

Facilitator: Nik Bishop

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: School Head and Board Members

Cost: US$ 250

The aim of this deep dive is to explore insight into the facets of leadership required of the board and the pivotal partnership with the Head of School.

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AISA Online Deep Dive: Moving from “Diversity and Inclusion” to “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice”

AISA Online Deep Dive: Moving from “Diversity and Inclusion” to “Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice”

Facilitator: Marla Hunter

Date: From 14 September 2021

Audience: All School Leaders (Middle and Aspiring Leaders)

Cost: Postponed

The aim of this session is to explore the strategic leadership of DEIJ in international schools.

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Click your preferred Deep Dive to find out more and register for your session today. The registration deadline is Fri. 10 September 2021

Register and pay for five staff and get the sixth registration free

Professional Learning Institutes

Professional Learning Institutes
A Professional Learning Institute (PLI) is a one or two-day focused and high-impact workshop designed to impart practical learning experiences that participants can implement at their schools. PLIs are based on our members' needs and embrace the unique qualities of teaching and learning in an international school setting.

Webinars

Webinars
Webinars are 60 - 90 minute online sessions designed in an interview format with each session covering a specific topic or area of interest around current thinking and best practice in international education.
AISA Webinar: Storytelling and Service Learning – Stories as Fuel for Change

AISA Webinar: Storytelling and Service Learning – Stories as Fuel for Change

Facilitators: LeeAnne Lavender,

Date: 29 September 2021

Audience: Service Learning Co-ordinators or Coaches, Educators interested in service learning or digital storytelling

Cost: Free

The aim of this webinar is to explore how to use storytelling to build intercultural awareness and grow school cultures that value service and sustainability.

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AISA Webinar: Creating an environment that supports LGBTQ+ students to achieve their potential

AISA Webinar: Creating an environment that supports LGBTQ+ students to achieve their potential

Facilitator: Susie March

Date: 13 October 2021

Audience: School Heads, Governors & Leaders

Cost: Free

In this session we will look at some of the issues students present with and their resultant child protection concerns - and how, as a school leader, we can build mechanisms that act as protective factors for such issues.

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AISA WEBINAR: Educating the Whole Learner – The Importance of Wellbeing/SEL in Supporting Academic Success in a (Virtual) Classroom

AISA WEBINAR: Educating the Whole Learner – The Importance of Wellbeing/SEL in Supporting Academic Success in a (Virtual) Classroom

Facilitator: Jen Perry

Date: 3 November 2021

Audience: Counsellors, SEL Teachers, SEL Coordinators, Senior Leaders, Pastoral Care

Cost: Free

This webinar will discuss the shifts in pedagogy and what Social Emotional Learning (SEL) is, as well as the impact it has on learning, workforce development, and future wellbeing.

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AISA WEBINAR: PressReader’s Technology as a Strategic Tool for Modern Day Learning

AISA WEBINAR: PressReader’s Technology as a Strategic Tool for Modern Day Learning

Facilitator: Oghenevwoke Ighure

Date: 17 November 2021

Audience: All School Leaders, Educators and Librarians

Cost: Free

The aim of this webinar is to introduce participants to PressReader, an online collection of global newspapers and magazines, and learn how it has been empowering academic institutions.

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Conference Events

Conference Events
AISA’s special events – such as the annual AISA conference – reflect the innovative spirit of an association committed to ongoing growth and improvement. Edit me

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