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Friday, February 26 • 9:45am - 11:00am
Working with Special Needs and the IB FILLING

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This workshop will focus on three different aspects of serving students with special needs in IB schools. The first part will focus on elementary schools and the PYP, grades 1-5, and IEPs and Action Plans. The second will focus on middle school and the MYP, and how to use modified criteria in assessing students with special needs. The last section will focus on grades 11 and 12 and the DP.

Speakers
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Douglas Chee

My name is Douglas Chee and I am High School Learning Support (Special Education) teacher from Canadian Academy in Kobe, Japan. I am originally from New York State. I have taught in a public school in Washington, DC, a charter school in Florida, and worked for a non-profit focused on education.
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Joseph Gorski

Canadian Academy
First started teaching as an Assistant Language Teacher in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, then taught ESOL at the University of Northern British Columbia in B.C., Canada. Moved to New York City and taught in a transfer high school, graduated from the City College of New York in 2010 with a Master's degree in Special Education. Former New York City Teaching Fellow and Americorp Award recipient. Previously MYP Learning Support... Read More →
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Aimee Moore

Learning Resource Teacher, Canadian Academy
Aimee L Moore: as a veteran teacher, Aimee wears many hats! From being a teacher to a registered nurse...living in the U.S., to Ecuador, to Peru and beyond, Aimee has now landed in Japan where she is the Learning Support Specialist in Kindergarten and Grades 4 & 5. With an emphasis on 'every child can learn' Aimee collaborates with teachers forming solid, creative, differentiated learning plans. Outside the classroom, Aimee volunteers for... Read More →
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Rose Yee

ROSE YEE is from Toronto, Canada and currently works in Kobe, Japan as a Learning Support teacher for students in first through fourth grades. Rose is particularly interested in supporting not only a range of students with learning needs but her colleagues as well, in order to foster a collaborative environment where learning for all is a joyful, successful experience.



Friday February 26, 2016 9:45am - 11:00am
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  • Grade Level / Target Audience ALL