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We are here: Compassion, Creativity, Change.  

Let’s come together as a community of educators to reflect, grow and connect, empowering each other to create change agents for tomorrow.  What does it mean to be compassionate? What does it mean to be innovative? What does it mean to teach? To learn? To care?

We can’t wait to host you at GSIS for the Korea Council of Overseas Schools International Educators’ Conference 2018 (#KORCOSIEC18).  We are excited to make connections with the vision to create a better tomorrow.  That begins with the idea of a "We" being in the moment together, with the commitment to be our best selves for our students.  

Let’s do this.

** Registration opens at the start of the 2018-19 school year.  Look to September 1, 2018 for the Registration Eventbrite.  Currently, we are in the process of curating presenters.  If you are an amazing educator and wish to share your craft with others next to these incredible human beings pre-selected, please apply HERE.**
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Saturday, November 17 • 1:40pm - 2:40pm
Fostering a Language-Rich Interactive Classroom

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Session Objectives:
1) Gain a better understanding of how to create an equitable language classroom
2) Share and take away research-based best practices to meet the linguistic needs of all students in a language-rich classroom

Session Description:
Remember that time at a restaurant when pointing didn’t work out the way you wanted, and you thought to yourself, I wish I spoke the language? What about that time with the taxi driver? Chances are that you will not learn to speak Korean in this session, but come join a thoughtful dialogue about language! Be ready to have an interactive and fun session that will help you empathize with your English language learners and reflect on your current instructional practices.

Speakers
avatar for Tomás Wallenberg

Tomás Wallenberg

G1 Teacher and Teaching and Learning Coach
Tomás was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, and is an English language learner himself. He  has an MA in Bilingual Education and has worked in  ESOL classrooms for 12 years.  As an immigrant to the United States and part of a language minority, multilingualism and cultural... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 1:40pm - 2:40pm
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