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Co-Teaching: Classroom Partnerships to Ensure the Success of ALL Students

  • 05 October 2018
  • 08:30
  • 06 October 2018
  • 16:30
  • International School of Kenya

SUMMARY

Co-teaching is a powerful instruction practice for teachers - particularly when there is a content area teacher and learning support teacher working together. The impact on students and their learning is immediate. Learning to use the different co-teaching models with intentionality is the focus and participants will walk away with multiple strategies and techniques for implementing this practice in their own schools.

KEY AUDIENCE: PK-12 teachers, teacher teams, ELL/learning support teachers/coordinators, administrators.

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INSTITUTE DETAILS

Co-Teaching as an instructional practice can be intimidating. The aim of this institute is to empower teachers and leaders to understand the model that emphasizes collaboration and communication among all members of a team to meet the needs of all students.

Participants can expect to:

  • Develop a clear understanding of what co-teaching is and what it isn’t
  • Understand the various models of co-teaching
  • Understand the keys and barriers to effective co-teaching
  • Plan for potential implementation of co-teaching

FACILITATOR

Marilyn Friend, Ph.D., has spent her career as a general education teacher, special education teacher, teacher educator, and staff developer. She is Professor Emerita of Education in the Department of Specialized Education Services at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and she is Past President of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational success of children and youth with disabilities and/or gifts and talents. She is the author of more than 60 articles and 4 books related to inclusive practices as well as a video series on co-teaching, and she also was the recipient of the 2016 Teacher Education Division (of CEC) Excellence in Teacher Education Award.

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REGISTRATION FEES

 Membership  Full Affiliate  Individual 
 Early-Bird Rate  US$ 415  US$ 435  US$ 435
 Full Registration  US$ 435  US$ 460  US$ 460

Early-Bird Date: 6th August 2018

Cancellation Date: 4th September 2018

LOGISTICS

Venue

Kirawa Road, Off Peponi Road, Kitusuru
Nairobi, Kenya

Visa and Health

Visitors to Kenya require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Exempt countries include all those travelling with a passport from an East African Country. For other exempt countries see the new Kenyan Government eVisa website where you can also apply for an entry visa.

A visa MUST be obtained prior to travel. Visa cost US$51

All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.

Accommodation


Trademark Hotel

Physical Address: Village Market, Gigiri Nairobi

Phone No: +254 (20) 725 000 | +254 732 186 000

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast):US$ 135

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed Only):US$ 116

Bookingreservations@trademark-hotel.com

Reference: International School of Kenya

Hob House

Physical Address: Kinanda Road, Off ISK Back Road, Kitisuru, Nairobi.

Phone No: +254 717 533 860 | +254 712 922 098

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast):US$ 100 - 120

Booking: Make your reservation here

Airport Transfers

  • Send the Trademark Hotel your arrival/departure details to arrange for your transfers - Approximately US$ 35 - 60 per way.
  • You can book through the transfers company, ProLog Seven by sending an email to Kevin (prologseven@gmail.com) with your arrival/departure details - US$ 35 - 50 per way.
  • Uber is available in Kenya and you can book for your transfers on arrival through the mobile App.
  • Registered taxis are also available at the airport.

Hotel – School Transport

The Host School will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Trademark Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening. Hob House is a few minutes’ walk to ISK and you can also get a taxi to drop you off.



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