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Register Today - CAWS 2021 Virtual Professional Development


Four days of discussion, activities, and training June 25 - June 28.

For the safety of our educators CAWS will be offering virtual workshops this summer led by our fantastic trainers who have helped us build a reputation for providing the highest quality of instruction available.
 
Our workshops are a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous instruction, meeting the IB certification requirement of fifteen hours of training. We look forward to "seeing" you at one of our workshops.
 

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NEW CAWS VENDOR: LALATAT CO-HOSTS MYP/DP/CP Virtual Roundtable: ATL Featured Photo

NEW CAWS VENDOR: LALATAT CO-HOSTS MYP/DP/CP Virtual Roundtable: ATL

CAWS is pleased to announce a new vendor, LALATAT. The LALATAT Web Portal consists of 300 unique thinking and learning skills exercises. Our first collaborative roundtable for MYP/DP/ CP will be held on Tuesday, March 9 from 4:00-5:30pm. We will share strategies on introducing and expanding ATL Skills to classrooms. Practical examples will be a highlight of this event. Please join Bianca Duceppe, LALATAT and CAWS on Tuesday, March 9 from 4:00-5:30pm as we share strategies on introduce and expanding ATL Skills to classrooms. Practical examples will be a highlight of this event. Bianca is co-founder of LALATAT with Lance G. King who is an internationally recognised author of six books on the skills of thinking and learning, the creator of the Art of Learning programme, and a specialist in the direct teaching of 21st Century Skills. Within the International Baccalaureate Organisation he designed and developed the Approaches to Learning (ATL) framework for both the MYP and DP programmes. The material from all of Lance’s books, plus many new exercises, make up this LALATAT platform.
Congratulations to EPIC MYP Authorization!!!! Featured Photo

Congratulations to EPIC MYP Authorization!!!!

CAWS is pleased to announce and congratulates Empowering Possibilities International Charter (EPIC) on becoming the 64th authorized MYP in California!! Our state now boasts 209 schools offering 250 IB Programmes placing us within the top five areas in the world for IB. The EPIC community is very proud of the hard work and dedication from teachers, staff, parents and partners who have contributed to our successful journey to MYP Authorization. We would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Cindy Petersen, Superintendent/CEO and the GCC Board of Directors for their extensive support and guidance. We look forward to working with the CAWS and IB community to continue our journey towards IB excellence. Special thanks to Samantha Olson, EPIC School Counselor and MYP Coordinator for sharing her good news with CAWS. Cheers! Robin

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