Professional Development Resource Library

We work to support teachers and leaders with a meaningful library of resources from educator-led webinars to blogs and guides focused on enhancing the student learning experience.

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Curriculum Insights Magazine

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Curriculum Magazine: Issue 1

Curriculum Magazine: Issue 1

May 2020

School Resources

Browse our free school resources designed to assist IB teachers and engage students in your IB classroom.

ISC Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Education Technology in International Schools

ISC Report: Impact of COVID-19 on Education Technology in International Schools

Read the ISC report on the Impact of COVID-19 on Education Technology in International Schools. This survey of international schools investigated learning platform access and effectiveness, as well as the most significant challenges, solutions and support that teachers experienced during distance learning. The report also covers challenges with communicating with parents and assessing student progress during distance learning, and the impact of this on future plans for schools. This report was sponsored by Faria Education Group.

Solution Briefs

Faria Service Offerings

Faria Service Offerings

Download our flier that outlines each of the services we provide our schools; from Learning & Teaching and Extra-Curricular Management, to Admissions & Enrolement.

Guides

Browse our step-by-step guides and templates designed to help you get started and succeed.

A Guide to Building a Curriculum Process

A Guide to Building a Curriculum Process

Read our short FariaPD guide on how to build a curriculum process in 5 easy steps, and share with other school leaders!

Guide to Virtual Professional Development

Guide to Virtual Professional Development

Read our guide on tips for facilitating synchronous and asynchronous professional learning.

Creating Unit Templates That Work for Non-IB Programmes in ManageBac

Creating Unit Templates That Work for Non-IB Programmes in ManageBac

Read our Curriculum-First guide on tips for creating unit templates for non-IB programmes in ManageBac.

Guide: Outcome-Based Education Planning for Learning Design

Guide: Outcome-Based Education Planning for Learning Design

Discover how outcome-based education reimagines instructional and strategic.

On-Demand Webinars

Watch our pre-recorded webinars which range from topics including remote learning, tips for teacher & leaders, PD best practices, and more.

Using Reports in Atlas to Plan for PD

Using Reports in Atlas to Plan for PD

As you outline your professional development plan, learn how to use reports in Atlas to review your curriculum and identify areas for growth aligned to your goals.

Guiding Virtual Professional Development

Guiding Virtual Professional Development

As we move our professional development conversations and workshops online, we are all adjusting and learning new skills and techniques.

Supporting the Internal Assessment in Biology During Online Learning

Supporting the Internal Assessment in Biology During Online Learning

Databases, simulations, and at-home practicals can support students during periods of online learning as they develop skills for the Internal Assessment in Biology.

Developing Unit Plans to Guide Instruction

Developing Unit Plans to Guide Instruction

Explore the key components of quality unit plans and how to effectively build units that frame big picture learning goals while also clearly articulating the core content and skills to guide instruction and assessment.

Building a Curriculum Process

Building a Curriculum Process

Learn how to build and implement a curriculum process aligned to the mission, vision and goals of your school or district.

Maintaining Wellness in Yourself and your Students During all Academic Delivery Models

Maintaining Wellness in Yourself and your Students During all Academic Delivery Models

This 1-hour webinar will offer teachers an opportunity to discover various strategies that bring awareness of student and teacher wellness during this uncertain time of transition into hybrid and online learning.

Methods and tools for effective remote teaching and assessment in IB level mathematics

Methods and tools for effective remote teaching and assessment in IB level mathematics

Join us as we examine blended learning tools in flipped or semi-flipped classes to enable IB maths students to learn effectively in a remote environment.

Educators Helping Educators: CAS in the Time of COVID

Educators Helping Educators: CAS in the Time of COVID

Join two CAS educators as they share their process for supporting CAS during remote and hybrid learning.

IB School Improvement Series: Predicting Grades – Linking IB Expectations to Assessment

IB School Improvement Series: Predicting Grades – Linking IB Expectations to Assessment

Participants in this session will develop a deep understanding of the role of the predicted grade in the IB assessment model both historically and in the current reality and develop means of more accurately predicting in the future.

IB School Improvement Series: Focus on the Internal Assessment – Learning from the Past and Strategies Moving Forward

IB School Improvement Series: Focus on the Internal Assessment – Learning from the Past and Strategies Moving Forward

Participants will develop a plan for increased alignment with IB expectations that will lead to a more focused internal assessment process that supports better outcomes.

IB School Improvement Series: IB in the Time of Covid 19 – What has happened and the Road Forward

IB School Improvement Series: IB in the Time of Covid 19 – What has happened and the Road Forward

Participants will gain an understanding of how the IB awarded scores in May of 2020 and how that helps as a guide for supporting the class of 2021.

Launching the New Economics Syllabus

Launching the New Economics Syllabus

This collaborative webinar will begin by reviewing the new Economics Syllabus. It will consider what changes have been applied to both content, pedagogy and assessment.

Opening Session: The Role of Curriculum in the COVID Era

Opening Session: The Role of Curriculum in the COVID Era

As educators and students plan for an uncertain year of in-person, remote or a hybrid model of learning, it is imperative to build an adaptive curriculum.

One Size Doesn't Fit All - the challenges and solutions of teaching remotely

One Size Doesn't Fit All - the challenges and solutions of teaching remotely

Join the conversation as we discuss the challenges and viable solutions in teaching remotely.

Making Learning Visible: Curating three milestone experiences of an IB education

Making Learning Visible: Curating three milestone experiences of an IB education

The PYP Exhibition, the MYP Personal Project and the Diploma Extended Essay are three milestones in an IB students educational experience.

Setting Up A Great TOK Department

Setting Up A Great TOK Department

Key things to get right if you’re running a TOK department for the first time We’ll consider structuring the course, resourcing your department, and how to engage both your students and the other members of the DP faculty.

Weaving Culture into a Language Classroom

Weaving Culture into a Language Classroom

Join Rini Ghosh, a DP Coordinator and Language teacher, for a discussion on using Managebac effectively for teaching languages, sharing resources and collaboration, both during remote learning and in person classes.

Academic Honesty in a Digital World

Academic Honesty in a Digital World

Academic Honesty has become even more important since the shift to remote learning. Having the right mindset about how to enforce it, as well as how it is approached in the online classroom, can help both students and teachers.

Utilizing Flipped and Blended Learning for A Centralized Student Learning Experience

Utilizing Flipped and Blended Learning for A Centralized Student Learning Experience

Are you interested in flipping your classroom and/or applying a blended approach? If so, this webinar is for you. Zena will cover strategies that can help you get started.

Maneras Creativas para Fomentar Reflexiones más Profundas de tus Estudiantes en CAS

Maneras Creativas para Fomentar Reflexiones más Profundas de tus Estudiantes en CAS

Las demandas académicas de un estudiante de IB son tremendas, pero también deseamos apoyar a los estudiantes en sus capacidades de reflexión profunda y relevante.

Part 1: Curriculum Review: Connecting Student Data to the Curriculum

Part 1: Curriculum Review: Connecting Student Data to the Curriculum

"Learn how to leverage the documented curriculum and student data by walking through a curriculum and student data cycle to develop a clear understanding of the needs of students at each grade level.

Part 2: Curriculum Review: Using Student Data to Update the Curriculum

Part 2: Curriculum Review: Using Student Data to Update the Curriculum

Learn how to leverage the documented curriculum and student data by walking through a curriculum and student data cycle to develop a clear understanding of the needs of students at each grade level.

Customising Templates in ManageBac

Customising Templates in ManageBac

Creating a unit template that meets the needs of your process and pedagogy is key to a successful process. Over the years, we have learned that a relevant and current unit template can be one of the major success factors for a curriculum process.

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

As we move our professional development conversations and workshops online, we are all adjusting and learning new skills and techniques. Just as classroom instruction is adapting and changing, so is facilitating meaningful and tailored remote PD.

Supporting Literacy Development in the Early Years in a Virtual Environment

Supporting Literacy Development in the Early Years in a Virtual Environment

Join the conversation with other early years educators and learn how a clear understanding of phonological awareness can aid a teacher's ability to support families in a remote environment.

The Journey into the Unknown

The Journey into the Unknown

During COVID-19 every school had to make immediate shifts to their process. Join Aaron as he shares the story of the Sixth Form School of the Singapore International School of Bangkok (SISB).

Leadership for Remote School Culture

Leadership for Remote School Culture

This interactive webinar invites current and aspiring school directors, heads, vice principals, programme coordinators and teachers to explore how the IB Learner Profile can be used to develop school culture for remote learning. Take the opportunity to reflect on what matters the most and what has been learned.

Adapting CAS (creativity, activity and service) in our Remote Learning Classrooms

Adapting CAS (creativity, activity and service) in our Remote Learning Classrooms

Join Nick as he explores new ways to support students with CAS during remote learning. He will share ideas and personal experience that guide students in adapting their experiences on creativity, activity and service. By pointing out best practices, teachers will walk away with new ideas on how to identify good experiences, especially adapting to the new teaching realities.

Improving School to Home Communication with ManageBac

Improving School to Home Communication with ManageBac

With the advent of more remote learning models, we review all the ways you can use ManageBac to keep students and parents up to date with latest school news, how to provide feedback in a meaningful way, and our new Presentation Mode and chat systems!

What and How: Using Feedback and Feedforward to develop Self-assessment Practices

What and How: Using Feedback and Feedforward to develop Self-assessment Practices

This workshop will explore some principles and strategies that can be used to assist students in identifying not only "what" they are learning but most importantly "how" they are learning, providing the basic foundation to help students become self-regulated learners. Participants will have the chance to discuss and apply these principles to their personal circumstances.

Making the Most of TOK 2022

Making the Most of TOK 2022

Join Michael Dunn, as he walks through: The big changes that the new syllabus will bring, and how this will impact on your running of your TOK department. We’ll consider integrating the course with the rest of the DP, marketing your TOK department, and what makes a truly brilliant TOK course. The webinar will link to the new TOK coordinator’s guide (part 2), published by ManageBac in association with theoryofknowledge.net

线上教学如何发展学习者的学习方法

线上教学如何发展学习者的学习方法

此次演讲主要介绍教师如何利用线上教学的工具帮助学生发展学习方法:研究技能、思考技能、沟通技能、社交技能以及自我管理技能。演讲者将通过案例分享、问题分析,结合理论与实际为一线教育者提供新的教学思考。

Online Learning in Early Years

Online Learning in Early Years

In this webinar, Ali, father of a 4 years old daughter, will share his experience with online learning. We will discuss the time spent facing the screen, the tasks that we had to do, the content of the synchronous sessions and how his daughter developed new skills during the 15 weeks of online learning. Examples and videos will be shared and for sure we will not forget to discuss agency and assessment.

Equity in Education Series: Educators Supporting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Equity in Education Series: Educators Supporting Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Join the conversation, as a panelist of educators discuss ways they are addressing diversity, equity & inclusion in their schools.

Equity in Education Series: How Schools are Supporting Equity

Equity in Education Series: How Schools are Supporting Equity

Join three educators as they share their process for supporting the conversation around equity and discuss ways they are addressing equity in their school curriculum and culture.

Equity in Education Series: Addressing Microaggressions in School

Equity in Education Series: Addressing Microaggressions in School

In this workshop, we will explore what racial microaggressions are and the harmful effects they have on individuals and communities.

Equity in Education Series: The Impact of Racial Trauma on Youth

Equity in Education Series: The Impact of Racial Trauma on Youth

In this discussion, we will explore how pervasive racism is and the biological and functional consequences it imposes.

Equity in Education Series: Teaching Tolerance's Social Justice Standards

Equity in Education Series: Teaching Tolerance's Social Justice Standards

Join us as Kimberly Burkhalter, from Teaching Tolerance, provides insight into the Social Justice Standards.

ATL Series: Teaching Collaborative skills in the MYP

ATL Series: Teaching Collaborative skills in the MYP

If these skills are so important we cannot leave them to chance, how do we then effectively teach these skills in a planned and strategic manner?

Creating Templates that Work in Across non-IB Academic Programmes in ManageBac

Creating Templates that Work in Across non-IB Academic Programmes in ManageBac

Join us, as we explore the common shifts schools make in their templates to maximize the impact of their curriculum planning process.

Why document your non-IB curricula in ManageBac?

Why document your non-IB curricula in ManageBac?

In this webinar, we will explore the advantages of using ManageBac to document your non-IB curriculum and the steps in a process for documenting your curriculum.

Part 1: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Part 1: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Language is not learned in isolation, meaning that all teachers of English Learners (ELs) should consider themselves teachers of both language and content.

Part 2: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Part 2: Unit Planning with English Learners in Mind

Language is not learned in isolation, meaning that all teachers of English Learners (ELs) should consider themselves teachers of both language and content.

Social Media: a Springboard for Narrative, Argument, and Student Self-Refection

Social Media: a Springboard for Narrative, Argument, and Student Self-Refection

This webinar will examine how social media (Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter) can serve as a platform for students to create original narratives and arguments with which members of the entire school community can interact.

Using Atlas to Help Plan your PD for the Year

Using Atlas to Help Plan your PD for the Year

Explore how to use Atlas to inform your planning for the professional learning needs of your school or district.

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Tips and Tricks for Facilitating Virtual Professional Development

Join us for a conversation about facilitating meaningful and tailored remote professional development.

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

In this webinar, we will share practical tips for reviewing curriculum to set goals and document both what will, and what will not, become a priority for online instruction.

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

Exploring Epistemic Inquiry and Why it is so Effective

The webinar will explain how epistemic inquiry is based on 4 big questions about knowledge. What exists? How do things happen? How do we come to know? What should we do with this knowledge?

Leading Teams Virtually

Leading Teams Virtually

Michael Iannini will provide guidance on how to lead a team virtually and provide practical tips for how to facilitate a virtual meeting.

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

Prioritize Curriculum Goals: Transitioning to Online Instruction

Here we share practical tips for reviewing curriculum to set goals and document both what will, and what will not, become a priority for online instruction.

Maneras Creativas para Fomentar Reflexiones más Profundas de tus Estudiantes en CAS

Maneras Creativas para Fomentar Reflexiones más Profundas de tus Estudiantes en CAS

Únase a nosotros siguiendo el trayecto de una profesora en su esfuerzo para promover que sus estudiantes de CAS realicen reflexiones más profundas y relevantes en su servicio de proyecto educativo.

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Remote Learning

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Remote Learning

Our panelists of teachers share their tips of strategies, lessons learned, and ways they are continuing to facilitate learning in a virtual classroom.

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Shifts in Teaching for Remote Learning

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Shifts in Teaching for Remote Learning

As we enter a new landscape for schools and teachers are shifting their classrooms online, it is important that educators build in opportunities to collaborate, share, & connect with each other.

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Differentiation & Engagement in a Virtual Classroom

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation about Differentiation & Engagement in a Virtual Classroom

Join our panelist of teachers discuss strategies, lessons learned, and ideas about differentiation in a virtual classroom.

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Teachers Helping Teachers: A Conversation with Early Years Teachers

Our panelist of teachers will share their tips and strategies about shifting their early years classroom to a virtual environment.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation about Remote Learning

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation about Remote Learning

As we enter a new period of learning, our hope is to bring together educators and leaders from across regions, to discuss what is working, what has been learned so far and plans for moving forward. Join us as we have several leaders share their current strategies and then open up the virtual floor to ask questions and share ideas.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Teachers Virtually

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Teachers Virtually

Several leaders share their current strategies around supporting teachers virtually with morale, resources and coaching for remote learning.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Differentiation in a Remote Learning Environment

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Supporting Differentiation in a Remote Learning Environment

Several leaders share their current strategies around differentiating the curriculum and learning in a remote environment.

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Assessment Practices during Remote Learning

Leaders Helping Leaders: A Conversation on Assessment Practices during Remote Learning

Join us as we have 3 leaders share their current strategies on assessing students during a remote learning environment.

How we learn - Designing learning experiences in the Middle Years Programme

How we learn - Designing learning experiences in the Middle Years Programme

This webinar aims to give an overview of theories of learning and a cognitive framework for understanding them in order to inform and improve our delivery.

The Coronavirus: Questions the Board and Management Need to be Considering

The Coronavirus: Questions the Board and Management Need to be Considering

Governance and Strategy experts, will identify the questions you need to be asking and also provide insight into some of the actions school boards and leadership teams can be taking.

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Service Learning

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Service Learning

This webinar will provide an overview of service learning requirements and types of service options. Explore the connection to the other core elements. Consider the needs of each school's context when developing the service learning programme.

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Language Development

The IBCP: Integrating the Core Components - Language Development

This webinar provides an overview of language development requirements and language options. Explore the connection to the other core elements. Consider the needs of each school's context when developing the language development programme.

Part 1: What is Service Learning, & Why Do It?

Part 1: What is Service Learning, & Why Do It?

In part 1 of 3 of the Service Learning webinar series, we answer: What is service learning, and why do it? We discuss similarities and differences of service learning, community service, and community engagement; instructional pedagogy and curriculum integration with the community; why all schools need a service learning program; and the 5 Stages of Service Learning.

Part 2: Creating Service Learning Curriculum: The How

Part 2: Creating Service Learning Curriculum: The How

In part 2 of 3 of the Service Learning webinar series, we review how to use service learning standards and benchmarks on Atlas, formative and summative assessment examples, UN global goals and finding meaningful connections, and partnership goals and impacts.

Part 3: Why all Schools Need a Sustainable Service Learning Framework and How to Achieve It

Part 3: Why all Schools Need a Sustainable Service Learning Framework and How to Achieve It

In part 3 of 3 of the Service Learning webinar series, we discuss why all schools need a sustainable service learning framework and how to achieve it.

Curriculum Writing: Approaches to Unit Planning

Curriculum Writing: Approaches to Unit Planning

In this session, we will examine elements of high-quality unit plans and break down ways to approach unit planning in a way that is practical, approachable, and tangible.

Making the Most of the IBDP Group 1 Learner Portfolio

Making the Most of the IBDP Group 1 Learner Portfolio

This webinar will offer ideas, tips and guidance for using the learner portfolio to enhance learning and support students.

Guidelines and Suggestions for the Articulation of the Written Curriculum in the MYP

Guidelines and Suggestions for the Articulation of the Written Curriculum in the MYP

Stefana Stefansson shares her own experience making and adjusting a curriculum based on the relevant IB literature with a focus on mapping out a flexible yet rigorous curriculum articulation.

International Mindedness in the MYP

International Mindedness in the MYP

This webinar will look at how to build clarity into a somewhat intangible concept so that it can be more explicitly taught and evaluated so as to support progression in international mindedness.

Assessment and Reporting: that aids learning

Assessment and Reporting: that aids learning

Join us for a webinar with Adrian von Wrede-Jervis as he explores: -Identifying the purpose and impacts of planned units -Philosophy of assessment -Current trends in reporting assessed learning.

Let's Discuss Agency in the PYP

Let's Discuss Agency in the PYP

Join Ali Ezzeddine and the FariaPD team as they examine the role of Agency in the Enhanced PYP.

Exploring PYP Exhibition

Exploring PYP Exhibition

A webinar for experienced practitioners or those new to Exhibition, join Sonya terBorg in walking through the expectations of the PYP Exhibition as it relates to the Enhancements to the PYP.

Part 1: Literacy at the PreK-K Level

Part 1: Literacy at the PreK-K Level

In this webinar we look at the similarities in the reading standards in PreK and Kindergarten involved in early years language and literacy skills development.

Part 2: Literacy at the PreK-K Level

Part 2: Literacy at the PreK-K Level

In this webinar we discuss a series of reflective questions that encourage teachers to examine and align their values and beliefs with their actions and the intended environment.

Transfer: Building a Curriculum that is Conceptual and Connected

Transfer: Building a Curriculum that is Conceptual and Connected

This webinar will discuss strategies that can leverage this most powerful element in learning and offers a way to build a curriculum that is conceptual and connected. Too ambitious? Tune in to see.

ATL Skills Progression: How to Plan for it and Track Progress

ATL Skills Progression: How to Plan for it and Track Progress

The webinar will explore the various approaches that could be taken to not only meet IB requirements but also make skill progression a considered aspect of your programme. It will start from first principles and advocate that the documentation mirrors rather than overshadows pedagogical philosophy.

Successfully Managing Change: Transitioning to PYP Next

Successfully Managing Change: Transitioning to PYP Next

This webinar will explore what the research tells us about change management in schools and how it can be applied to support PYP coordinators this academic year and beyond.

How to Engage Your Students With Sketchnotes and Infographics

How to Engage Your Students With Sketchnotes and Infographics

This webinar will lead you through the creative process, providing you with multiple examples of how you can record student’s ideas, as well as facilitate inquiry based learning.

Going Green Through Gardening

Going Green Through Gardening

An open discussion on the trials and successes we have encountered during the creation of a school garden space, as well as a reflection on the effects of integrating gardening and composting practices into a school curriculum to foster environmental change.

Part 1: Building a Wellness Program: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

Part 1: Building a Wellness Program: Unique Challenges and Opportunities

During this first part of a three part series, we will discuss the various components of a comprehensive and inclusive program that is designed to meet the unique needs of your school community.

Part 2: Building a Wellness Program: Decreasing Student and Teacher Stress Is it Possible This Close to Exams

Part 2: Building a Wellness Program: Decreasing Student and Teacher Stress Is it Possible This Close to Exams

During this session we will discuss acculturative stress as it pertains to the international school communities, as well as how to recognize, pre-empt and alleviate exam stress.

Part 3: Building a Wellness Program: So Now What? Applicable Strategies & Next Steps

Part 3: Building a Wellness Program: So Now What? Applicable Strategies & Next Steps

Discussions around where to start, next steps, and the decision of whether to custom build your own program or purchase a tailored program will be the focus of this webinar.

Collaboratively Developing and Refining Your Programme of Inquiry

Collaboratively Developing and Refining Your Programme of Inquiry

A team of PYP educators and coordinators will share different approaches developing and refining a POI.

Leading Change for Concept-based Curriculum and Instruction

Leading Change for Concept-based Curriculum and Instruction

Sarah Plews will share a contextualized narrative of how her school is implementing an aligned Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction model.

Developing and Implementing a Professional Learning Plan: A Diocesan Approach

Developing and Implementing a Professional Learning Plan: A Diocesan Approach

In this webinar, Julie and Mary will share their process of developing and implementing the professional learning plan for the Diocese of San Diego.

Making Physical Education a Positive Learning Experience for ALL

Making Physical Education a Positive Learning Experience for ALL

In this webinar, we will focus on instructional practices and assessment guidelines that will help upgrade the PE program of a school.

Creating a Unit Template that Supports Religious Values

Creating a Unit Template that Supports Religious Values

In this webinar, we will review several template examples from Catholic schools and look at ways a map can include customized categories.

Powerful Curriculum Partnerships

Powerful Curriculum Partnerships

This session will give leaders strategies for building powerful curriculum partnerships in order to secure buy-in.

Enhancing and Accessing the MC3 Using Atlas

Enhancing and Accessing the MC3 Using Atlas

In this webinar we will explore the Michigan Citizenship Collaborative Curriculum, changes and enhancements Wayne RESA has made to the curriculum as well as how to access it via Atlas.

Quality Feedback-Standards Based Grading

Quality Feedback-Standards Based Grading

Learn how one district navigated Standards Based Grading to create better communication and better understanding of student learning for teachers, parents and the students themselves.

Aspirational Mapping: Establishing a Collaborative Curriculum Process

Aspirational Mapping: Establishing a Collaborative Curriculum Process

Durham Academy shares the essential elements of leading change, including the lessons they’ve learned from their process so far, and the value of insisting on a collaborative curriculum mapping process.

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning: Going Beyond the Three-Dimensions

Concept-Based Teaching and Learning: Going Beyond the Three-Dimensions

This webinar will focus on how 1 school uses Concept-Based Curriculum to explicitly target and develop 21st century competencies.

Using Atlas to Implement a Strategic Plan to Support Instruction

Using Atlas to Implement a Strategic Plan to Support Instruction

Novi CSD shares the approach and progress of their district over the last 6 years as they have implemented a comprehensive strategics plan to create a district-wide guaranteed and viable curriculum.

Key Insights Into the Catholic Curriculum Standards

Key Insights Into the Catholic Curriculum Standards

This webinar will discuss the underlying philosophy and use of the transcendentals of truth, beauty, and goodness embedded within the Catholic Curriculum Standards.

Case Studies

St. Mark’s Episcopal School: Differentiated Professional Development

St. Mark’s Episcopal School: Differentiated Professional Development

Read our FariaPD case study with St. Mark Episcopal School on Differentiated Professional Development, using FariaPD to refresh their curriculum mapping initiative.

Blending Virtual and Onsite Professional Development

Blending Virtual and Onsite Professional Development

Read our case study with St. Richard’s Episcopal School on how they worked with FariaPD to map a sustainable curriculum mapping initiative in Atlas.

PD for Building a Curriculum Process

PD for Building a Curriculum Process

Read our FariaPD case study with Gray Academy of Jewish Education on building a curriculum process.

Client Success Story: District Wide Curriculum

Client Success Story: District Wide Curriculum

Meet Raina Kor, Assistant Superintendent at Irvington Union Free School District, as she explains the benefits of curriculum mapping across the district. bringing one grade to the next.

Client Success Story: Guaranteed Viable Curriculum

Client Success Story: Guaranteed Viable Curriculum

Meet Josh Ruland, grades 9-12 Curriculum Director at Indian Prairie School District in Illinois as he discusses creating guaranteed viable curriculum to create consistency district-wide.

Client Success Story: Building a District-Wide Consensus Curriculum

Client Success Story: Building a District-Wide Consensus Curriculum

Meet Dr. Kenneth Card, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculu and Instruction Curriculum Coordinator at Huntington Union Free School, as he and his team discuss the benefits of mapping across their district.

Curriculum Goals: District Mapping

Curriculum Goals: District Mapping

Meet Raina Kor, Assistant Superintendent at Irvington Union Free School District, as she explains the benefits of curriculum mapping across the district.

Curriculum Goals: Accountability | Knowledge Transfer | Collaboration

Curriculum Goals: Accountability | Knowledge Transfer | Collaboration

Indian Prairie School District 204 is the 3rd largest school district in Illinois, and Josh Ruland, the grades 9-12 Curriculum Director..

Curriculum Goals: District Mapping

Curriculum Goals: District Mapping

Meet Dr. Kenneth Card, Assistant Superintendent at Huntington Union Free School, as he and his team discuss the benefits of mapping across their district.

Objective: Collaboration

Objective: Collaboration

Join us on a tour of Portledge School as the Curriculum Coordinator and Head of School discuss finding the value of curriculum mapping through collaborative conversations.

Atlas + FariaPD: Leadership Institutes

Atlas + FariaPD: Leadership Institutes

Learn about the Leadership Institutes that FariaPD provides.

Videos

How Curriculum Mapping Translates into Better Teaching for our Students

How Curriculum Mapping Translates into Better Teaching for our Students

Chris Stroud is a math teacher from Vancouver, B.C in Canada whose school is just beginning to map their curriculum. He and a dedicated team of teachers came to our Leadership Institute to think through how to build a strong curricular process at their school, as well as how to implement Atlas to support their work.

Simplify Accreditation Through Sound Curriculum Practices

Simplify Accreditation Through Sound Curriculum Practices

Ms. Anahi Vargas de Paredes, the Curriculum Coordinator at American School of Tegucigalpa, reached out to us after their recent accreditation visit with Cognia (formerly Advanced Ed). She shared with us how with Atlas, it is possible to prepare for a successful review while improving your school.

Simplifying Accreditation Through Sound Curriculum Practices

Simplifying Accreditation Through Sound Curriculum Practices

The American School of Tegucigalpa shared with us how, with Atlas, it is possible to prepare for a successful review while improving your school.

Curriculum Basics: Content and Skills

Curriculum Basics: Content and Skills

Join the Atlas and FariaPD team as they look at the difference of content and skills.

Curriculum Basics: Standards and Assessments

Curriculum Basics: Standards and Assessments

Join the Atlas and FariaPD team as they look at the alignment of standards and assessments to the curriculum.

Mapping Elementary ELA with Standards and Textbook

Mapping Elementary ELA with Standards and Textbook

Sitting down to begin mapping your curriculum can be a daunting task… where do you even begin? Join Megan Davenport as she walks through one way to approach Elementary ELA using standards and textbook.

Where To Start Mapping: Mapping Social Studies with Standards and the C3 Framework

Where To Start Mapping: Mapping Social Studies with Standards and the C3 Framework

Sitting down to begin mapping your curriculum can be a daunting task… where do you even begin? Join Sarah Brandt as she walks through one way to approach mapping social studies with standards and the C3 framework.

Where Do I Start: Mapping NGSS Using the Bundles

Where Do I Start: Mapping NGSS Using the Bundles

Sitting down to begin mapping your curriculum can be a daunting task… where do you even begin?

Curriculum Basics: Essential Questions

Curriculum Basics: Essential Questions

Watch our short video on essential questions that teachers need to ask when developing their curriculum.

Curriculum Basics: Content and Skills

Curriculum Basics: Content and Skills

A short video that gives an overview of how you should start to develop your curriculum using content to help build the skills that you want your students to learn.

Curriculum Basics: Standards and Assessments

Curriculum Basics: Standards and Assessments

A short video on how to use standards and assessments when developing curriculum, and questions that you should be asking your school on how they are approaching both.

Curriculum Basics: Enduring Understandings

Curriculum Basics: Enduring Understandings

Watch our short video explaining what enduring understandings are, and how they affect the building of your unit.

Podcasts

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Curriculum Conversations: Why Unit Plan?

Curriculum Conversations: Why Unit Plan?

In this episode of Curriculum Conversations, Megan and Elizabeth discuss the benefits of unit planning from an administrative perspective and a teacher perspective. Additionally, they will share some tips for getting teachers onboard and committed to the practice of planning at the unit level. Join us!

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