Blended Learning: Trends and Lifehacks. Introduction from Le Sallay Principal Anna Kadieva
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Blended Learning
Cila Warncke, World Literature and English Language at Le Sallay Academy, presents a case study-based analysis of the opportunities and challenges of culturally responsive teaching (CRT) in blended learning.
The Rise of Online Learning
Dr. Neelam Parmar, Director of Digital Learning and Education for Asia International School Limited (AISL) explores the flexibility that comes with technology-enhanced learning, what this means for online learners and the opportunities to learn new skills to meet industry demands.
The Ongoing Digitalization of Humanities
Jelena Jarić-Geleva, History, Geography and Social Science teacher at Le Sallay Academy discussed several examples of the digitalization of humanities and how they mesh with online and blended methods of teaching and learning history.
Teaching First Language through General Linguistics
Inna Popova, teacher of languages at Le Sallay Dialogue reflects on the ways L1 can be taught in middle school through the layered structure of General Linguistics, and how it can help students acquire interdisciplinary skills including essay writing, note-taking, research and reporting.
Rearranging curriculum for blended learning: STEM vs Humanities
Nika Oksenchuk, Head of the STEM department at the Le Sallay Academy and Matvey Borun, teacher of history at Le Sallay Dialogue School look at the benefits of combining online and offline learning and explore the ways in which curriculum modules in STEM and Humanities can be rearranged to best fit the learning objectives.
Making Project-based Learning Work in a Hybrid Environment
Scott Stickney, writer and educatoк works through an exemplary project in Humanities - History and English/Language Arts providing a PBL example employing movie clips, newsreels, a TED Talk, graphic novel, and historic documentsadn resulting in social-emotional learning projects in creative writing, art, public speaking/debate and other student voice and choice areas.
Classrooms, Constitutions and Citizenship: How Roleplay in Blended Learning Builds Civic Awareness in Students
Dr. Melinda Rice, Head of Humanities Department at Le Sallay Academy discusses a role-play activity that requires students to create a constitution for a country that has recently overthrown a dictator. Students learn the pitfalls, compromises and details of crafting a stable government through active participation in a Constitutional Convention online. If students are the future then we have an obligation to as educators to help them flourish, maintain and protect democratic institutions. This presentation will propose one method to achieve this goal.
Transformative potential of new learning models
Thomas Arnett, a senior research fellow for the Clayton Christensen Institute leads a discussion of innovative models of education and the conditions that enable them to emerge and spread.
This event has been organised by Le Sallay International Academy under the umbrella of the Learning Planet Festival. At the intersection of education, culture, and science, the 4th edition of the Festival will engage in new learning narratives that promote wellbeing, equity, youth rights, peace and the environment.
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