ESSARP 2.0: the ACTIVE LEARNING Conference

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Simultaneous interpreting will be available at Los Girasoles 2 & 3 rooms.

09:15 - 10:15
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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The Learning Power Approach: Teaching Learners to Teach Themselves

The Learning Power Approach is a worldwide movement for 21st century education. It revolves around a series of practical adjustments to the mood and the activities of the classroom, as well as to associated whole-school practices. Teachers gradually have to change small habits so that students learn to enjoy taking on more ...
10:45 - 11:45
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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Using Active Learning for Motivated Learning

As educators, one of our biggest challenges is inspiring students to eagerly engage and remain actively involved in learning. Neuroscience research, applied to classroom strategies, supports active learning strategies to empower, engage, and stimulate successful learning when students are at the control centres of their learning. We’ve learned how ...
12:15 - 13:15
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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Key Ideas for Active Learning

This keynote will explore what Active Learning is for, how we might define it, and some of the ideas that teachers can focus on to make a really big difference in the classroom.  As the Irish poet WB Yeats pointed out, education is not about filling buckets, but lighting ...
14:30 - 15:00
Los Girasoles 2 & 3

Creating Principles for Active Learning Practices

During a 30-minute plenary session, subsequently, conference coordinators will present the public with a series of statements that express what participants have summarized for each of the sessions. These statements will be collated into a survey, and, during this interactive session, participants will access each one of these and ...
15:30 - 16:30
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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Developing Strategies and Actions for the Classroom

Guy Claxton will work with participants to come out with strategies and ideas for the classroom, based on his inaugural keynote address. At the beginning, Guy will receive a list of not more than 10 statements which have resulted from the previous interaction with the public taking notes and ...
15:30 - 16:30
Los Girasoles 1
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Developing Strategies and Actions for the Classroom

Judy Willis will work with participants to come out with strategies and ideas for the classroom, based on her inaugural keynote address. At the beginning, Judy will receive a list of not more than 10 statements which have resulted from the previous interaction with the public taking notes and ...
15:30 - 16:30
Los Álamos 1 & 2
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Developing Strategies and Actions for the Classroom

Will Ord will work with participants to come out with strategies and ideas for the classroom, based on his inaugural keynote address. At the beginning, Will will receive a list of not more than 10 statements which have resulted from the previous interaction with the public taking notes and ...
16:35 - 17:20
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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Oxford Reading Buddy – A Coach for Children and a Friend to Teachers

Join us for a tour of our exciting new digital service, Oxford Reading Buddy. Oxford University Press will demonstrate how this digital platform provides every child with a virtual reading coach to help develop key comprehension skills. Oxford Reading Buddy supports each child’s personal reading journey, motivates them to ...
16:35 - 17:20
Los Girasoles 1

Young Entrepreneurs

Meet a group of young entrepreneurs who found creative solutions to respond to special needs in their contexts. Libros solidarios was created by a young inventor, Tomás Callegaris, who worried about the amount of books that pile up at our homes and could be shared with others. He designed ...
16:35 - 17:20
Los Álamos 1 & 2

Empowering Project Based Learning through Coding & Robotics

Robotics is the ideal combination of creativity, engineering and technology. Teaching robotics in primary school can increase students’ ability to be creative and innovative thinkers. When students build and program physical robots, they design something tangible, write precise and accurate instructions and develop problem solving skills.  In this session Alejandra ...
09:00 - 10:00
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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Great Thinking for Active Learning

Active Learners are empowered all the more if they have the ability to think and communicate skilfully.  How can we improve these skills in exciting and powerful ways the classroom? This keynote will introduce colleagues to the beautiful pedagogy of Philosophy for Children (or “P4C”).  It is a way ...
10:30 - 11:30
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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Reading: The Ultimate Form of Active Learning?

Repeated research has highlighted the academic benefits of elective reading- the reading that students undertake because they choose to do it. Strong links have been found between reading widely and increased proficiency in reading, attainment in and positive attitudes to writing, a wider vocabulary, better spelling, wider academic achievement ...
10:30 - 11:30
Los Girasoles 1
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How to be a Great Leader

The session will look at a practical definition of leadership and create a framework for planning and discussing leadership in an educational setting. It is intended that delegates will leave with a range of takeaways including practical tips for improving their own leadership. Aspiring leaders are just as welcome ...
10:30 - 11:30
Los Álamos 1 & 2
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Mindfulness Activity

Join Will Ord in a session about how to train the mind to be a “wonderful servant rather than a terrible master” (old Taoist saying).
12:00 - 13:15
Los Girasoles 2 & 3
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Final Keynote Panel and Presentation of Classroom Strategies

As a final session in the conference, a plenary panel will be held with all keynote speakers, during which the summarized outcome of each of the sessions will be presented, so that the keynote speakers may elaborate and exchange ideas, as a way to help participants go back to ...
13:15 - 14:30
Los Girasoles 2 & 3

Closing ceremony, raffles & farewell lunch

Closing words by Andrew Coombe, Interim Director, International Network of Cambridge Assessment International Education. Farewell to keynote speakers.

Simultaneous interpreting will be available at Los Girasoles 2 & 3 rooms.

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Early Bird Closing August 5, 2019

  • Members / Affiliates ARS 7.000
  • Exams schools ARS 7.700
  • Non-affiliates ARS 8.470
  • International Affiliate Members USD 500
  • International Delegates USD 600

Full Price Closing September 3, 2019

  • Members / Affiliates ARS 8.500
  • Exams schools ARS 9.350
  • Non-affiliates ARS 10.300
  • International Affiliate Members USD 600
  • International Delegates USD 700

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