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Winter 2020 DP/CP IB Professional Development Virtual Workshop

We are very excited and proud to have been selected by the IB to offer virtual professional development workshops to educators seeking IB authorized teacher training. These workshops will feature the same high-quality leaders that lead our face to face events and have established FLIBS’ reputation of excellence in the world of IB PD for more than 30 years. As a result, you can be sure that your virtual experience will be a positive and engaging one. Each workshop will include synchronous and asynchronous work that will provide you the opportunity to collaborate and network with other IB professionals in your subject area.

Below you will find important information about this IB Virtual Workshop. You may begin the registration process by clicking the blue registration box at the bottom of this page

Dates: 12/11/2020 - 12/15/2020

Registration Fee: $775.00 (USD)

These interactive virtual workshops will be facilitated by our expert workshop leaders in synchronous and asynchronous sessions over five consecutive days for a total of 15 hours required to earn a completion certificate.
Which workshops should I choose?
Choose category 1 workshops if you are new to the IB or if your situation is similar to any of the following:

  • You are new to the faculty of a longstanding IB World School and have not taught in an IB programme previously.
  • You are aware of the IB philosophy and programme structure but are not experienced in teaching or administering the IB.
  • You are familiar with the IB subject guide (including assessment procedures, moderation) and would like greater confidence before teaching a course.
  • You have inherited a course and would like a review before teaching it to suit your own style and expertise.
Choose category 2 workshops to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme. You will have an opportunity to:
  • make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice
  • enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes
  • discuss and analyze standards and practices
Choose category 3 workshops to go more deeply into areas you enjoy and to deepen your understanding and mastery of a particular area or subject.

If you have questions concerning any of the workshops, please contact info@flibs.org.

Subjects

  • CP: Leading the learning (Category 2)
  • CP: Personal and professional skills (Category 2)
  • DP: **CANCELED** Film (Category 2)
  • DP: **CANCELED** Mandarin B (Category 2)
  • DP: **CANCELED** Social and cultural anthropology (Category 2)
  • DP: **CANCELED** Sports, exercise and health science (Category 2)
  • DP: Biology (Category 1)
  • DP: Biology (Category 2)
  • DP: Chemistry (Category 2)
  • DP: Counselling (Category 1)
  • DP: Counselling (Category 2)
  • DP: Creativity, activity, service (Category 1)
  • DP: English A: Language and literature (Category 2)
  • DP: English A: Literature (Category 1)
  • DP: English A: Literature (Category 2)
  • DP: Environmental systems and societies (Category 2)
  • DP: French B (Category 1)
  • DP: Head of school (Category 1)
  • DP: History (Category 1)
  • DP: History (Category 2)
  • DP: Leading the learning (Category 1)
  • DP: Leading the learning (Category 2)
  • DP: Librarians (Category 2)
  • DP: Managing the extended essay (Category 3)
  • DP: Mathematics: A focus on the Internal Assessment (Category 3)
  • DP: Mathematics: Analysis and approaches (Category 1)
  • DP: Mathematics: Analysis and approaches (Category 2)
  • DP: Mathematics: Applications and interpretation (Category 1)
  • DP: Mathematics: Applications and interpretation (Category 2)
  • DP: Music (Category 2)
  • DP: Physics (Category 2)
  • DP: Psychology (Category 2)
  • DP: Spanish A: Language and literature (Category 2)
  • DP: Spanish B (Category 2)
  • DP: Theory of knowledge (Category 1)
  • [FULL - YOU WILL BE WAITLISTED] DP: Theory of knowledge (Category 2)
  • DP: Visual Arts (Category 2)
  • IB Continuum: Approaches to teaching and learning for DP/CP classroom teacher (Category 3)
  • IB Continuum: Leading for effective teaching and learning (PYP + MYP + DP + CP) (Category 3)
  • IB Continuum: Learning diversity and inclusion (DP + CP) (Category 3)

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Preparation

To ensure an engaging and positive virtual workshop experience, please make sure you have the following:
    -Reliable internet access
    -Headset with microphone, or a computer with a built-in microphone
    -Camera (so you can be visible online)

Our virtual workshops will utilize Zoom as our primary learning platform which will provide a wide array of tools for collaborative learning. Workshop facilitators/leaders will also have the opportunity to access other educational tools to incorporate in your individual sessions.
Special Note: During the introductory session on December 11th, you will have the opportunity to meet your workshop facilitator and familiarize yourself with the learning platform and course layout.

Graduate Credit

IBO has allowed Kent State University to offer IB teachers graduate education credit for IB workshops they complete at IB PYP, MYP and DP professional development conferences. The cost for 1 graduate credit is $220. In order to register for this opportunity, please visit the following website: http://www.kent.edu/ehhs/offices/pd/international-baccalaureate.

Schedule

December 11, 2020:
    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm -- Introduction with instructor to familiarize participants with technology and expectations.
December 12, 2020:
    4.0 hours synchronous learning to be held between 8:30 AM-2:30 PM Eastern Time (ET) with an additional 2 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 6 hours)
December 13, 2020:
    4.0 hours synchronous learning to be held between 11:00 AM-5:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) with an additional 2 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 6 hours)
December 14, 2020:
    1.5 hours of synchronous learning to be held from 6:30-8:00 PM ET (no asynchronous required)
December 15, 2020:
    1.5 hours of synchronous learning to be held from 6:30-8:00 PM ET (no asynchronous required)

Cost

FLIBS virtual workshops, in cooperation with the IBO, cost $775.00 (USD) with a portion of the fee paid to the International Baccalaureate Organization for professional development support that allows us to make these workshops possible.
Payments can be made via all major credit cards on our website. We also accept purchase orders, wire transfers, money orders and checks by mail to: Florida League of IB Schools, P.O. Box 551, Williston, Florida 32696 (USA). For wire transfer information, please contact info@flibs.org.

**Please note payment or a PO is required in order to receive login credentials to access the workshop.
Once payment has been received and the workshop has been completed, you will be given access to your certificate of successful completion of your subject area workshop.

Registration

All workshop registrations must be made online. Below you will find comprehensive information to assist you in completing the registration process.

VERY IMPORTANT — Please document your 5-digit registration number before you exit the system. This number is required to re-enter the registration system, and to read, print or pay your invoice online via credit card. Receipts for online payments are auto-generated and sent to the email address provided.

PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU CORRECTLY TYPE and VERIFY ALL EMAIL ADDRESS INFORMATION PROVIDED TO FLIBS. INCORRECT EMAIL INFORMATION WILL DELAY THE PROCESSING OF ALL FLIBS CORRESPONDENCE TO YOU and YOUR COORDINATOR INCLUDING CONFIRMATIONS.

Troubleshooting

We recommend that you use the most recent version of the free Adobe Reader (Acrobat) installed. https://get.adobe.com/reader/

Also the on-line payment and registration systems have been tested and work best with the following major internet browser systems:

IMPORTANT TIP: In the event that the subject drop-down menu is not functioning, please use the arrow keys on your computer instead.

FLIBS receives a high volume of telephone calls and email messages. The best way to reach us is by sending email to info@flibs.org. We will respond to all queries within 2-3 business days between the hours of 9am-4pm (eastern standard time) Monday-Friday, excluding weekends and all US national holidays.

NOTE: Canceling your registration will result in a $50 service fee, regardless of whether or not we have received payment.
If you cancel within 15 business days of the workshop, you will only receive a 50% refund of the current registration fee or equivalent credit for future FLIBS workshop. If you have not yet paid, FLIBS will bill you for 50% of the current registration fee.

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