ECourse: How to Support Conceptual Understanding and Learning Transfer (Winter 2020)
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ECourse: How to Support Conceptual Understanding and Learning Transfer (Winter 2020)
Presented by: Cheryl Babin
Located at: Online
About the Session


Join us for this self-paced exploration through resources and experiences designed to support your journey in unpacking how to provide instruction that develops conceptual understanding in students.  Consider theoretical foundations, practical application and strategic assessment processes that help students to develop competencies, make meaningful connections between knowledge and the application of skills, and engage authentically with significant ideas within our complex world.  

  • See the curriculum you teach through the lens of concepts
  • Explore practical, manageable strategies to support all learners
  • Assess learners’ conceptual understandings
About the Presenter(s)

Cheryl Babin M.Ed., is a Designer of Professional Learning with the Calgary Regional Consortium.  With experience in public, international and independent schools as an educator, experiential learning director, instructional coach and consultant, Cheryl currently designs and facilitates online and face to face professional development sessions and serves as an International Baccalaureate Programme Coordinator.  Cheryl supported pre-service teachers as a sessional instructor for B. Ed. students at St. Mary's University in Calgary and has been an IB workshop leader in North America for 14 years. Specific areas of interest and experience include designing learning through pedagogy that ignites critical thinking, concept based curriculum and instruction, student engaged assessment, and the development of international-mindedness and global perspectives.  

Registration Deadline: January 20, 2020

Fee: $0.00

Registration Notes:

Participants will receive an email invitation with login instructions from PowerSchool Learning on the date the course opens.

This self-paced course will be open from January 21st - February 28th, 2020. To receive a certificate of completion, participants must complete course work during this time frame. Sorry, no extensions will be provided.

Estimated time of completion of the full eCourse is approximately 10 hours. Total completion time will vary for individuals dependent on level of participation within the course.