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Saturday, November 16
 

9:45am KST

If We Build It, Discs Will Fly

Discuss ways to utilize the space on your own campus for the creation of an exciting new disc golf course. Learn about the safety, course flow, obstacles, and equipment necessary to put it all together. With a campus disc golf course, not only do you expose students to a new activity, but it also provides social opportunities for your school community. After our conversation, grab a disc, and get ready to play our new 15-hole course!

Session Objectives:

Find creative ways to use the space around campus to create a fun and engaging disc golf course.
Identify the curricular and social benefits of having a disc golf course.

Presenters
avatar for Bill Suker

Bill Suker

Middle School
avatar for Dave Archer

Dave Archer

Elementary
Dave Archer has been a 5th Grade teacher at Korea International School for the past eight years. His passion for frisbee-related games began at his first overseas job at the American School of Kuwait. Since then he has been playing ultimate frisbee throughout Korea, and was able to... Read More →
avatar for Matthew Quade

Matthew Quade

Middle School
RM

Ryan McKelvie

Elementary
Ryan McKelvie is a sixth-year teacher from Victoria BC Canada. Prior to KIS, Ryan taught Science and PE for two years in Lahore, Pakistan. This is his fourth year at KIS and third teaching exclusively High School PE. Ryan has recently taken a strong interest in data-based assessment... Read More →



Saturday November 16, 2019 9:45am - 10:45am KST
Mini A & B - Near Cafeteria

12:15pm KST

Effective Criteria Based Digital Feedback for PE Students

This is a two part session which begins with putting on your athletic gear and joining in a small side game for 10-15 minutes. You will be filmed and digital feedback will be generated on your game play. We will return to a classroom setting and explore how the two types of feedback are utilized in the PE classrooms to improve performance. First looking a criteria based rubrics that are generated for each individual student through Google Forms and Autocrat to supply immediate feedback. We will walk through the process of creating a link between the rubric and the form to generate individualized feedback and how to share it with students and parents immediately. Then Mr. McKelvie will share ways that students in his PE classes have used video analysis to self-assess and determine what they need to do to improve. In this session you will see options of different ways students can self assess using rubrics and short answer questions based on their most recent classes gameplay.

Session Objectives:

Learn how Google Forms, Sheets and Autocrat are used to supply immediate feedback to students.
Utilizing Video analysis for student Self Assessment.

Presenters
RM

Ryan McKelvie

Elementary
Ryan McKelvie is a sixth-year teacher from Victoria BC Canada. Prior to KIS, Ryan taught Science and PE for two years in Lahore, Pakistan. This is his fourth year at KIS and third teaching exclusively High School PE. Ryan has recently taken a strong interest in data-based assessment... Read More →
avatar for Richard Lunardo

Richard Lunardo

High School, Korea International School
Richard is an International teacher born in Toronto, Canada who has been teaching internationally for 16 years. He began teaching overseas in Korea at Seoul International School as a Grade 6 Math and Science teacher. He made a professional shift in his career when he accepted a position... Read More →


Saturday November 16, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm KST
H506

12:15pm KST

Power of Debate

Does your school already have a debate team? Are you interested in creating one? School debate can be invaluable in strengthening students abilities in research, language acquisition, logic, persuasion, and speaking. The goals of this session are to share resources for the teaching/coaching of debate in schools and to build a network for possible inter-school debate.

Session Objectives:

Share resources and best practices in the teaching/coaching of debate.
Create a network of schools and educators interested in inter-school debate.

Presenters
avatar for Dan Lovell

Dan Lovell

High School Social Studies and Debate Coach, CMIS Canada
Dan Lovell has been teaching and coaching debate in Korea for 3 years. He is currently coach of the CMIS Canada Middle and High School Debate Teams, both silver prize winners in the 2019 State University of New York Korea (Stony Brook) Digital Debate Contest.


Saturday November 16, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm KST
M408

12:15pm KST

Salsa Time! Get your groove on with Lindsey and Robert

Whether you have been dancing for a while or just want to learn the steps, come join us for a session to dance and get your body moving. We will be doing warm up steps to a latin groove and then move into basic moves with a partner. At the end we will wrap up with free dancing for those who are interested.
Seoul is one of the hottest dancing scenes for Salsa in Asia and we want to share our love for dance with you. Come move with us!

**An ideal sign-up for this session would be 12 Leads and 12 Follows, traditionally males and females respectively. But of course, we don't have to be traditional but the pairings would be really helpful!**

Session Objectives:

Relieve some stress, get your body moving and endorphins running so that you are ready for some more great learning throughout your day.
Learn basic steps and partner work for latin dancing (salsa).

Presenters
avatar for Lindsey Cayer

Lindsey Cayer

Elementary
Lindsey Cayer dabbled in swing dancing before moving to Seoul and falling madly in love with the music and energy of latin dance. She frequently dances on salsa and bachata performance teams throughout the city and loves to wear sparkly dance shoes. She dances in from Omaha, Nebr... Read More →
avatar for Robert Mijares

Robert Mijares

Middle School
Robert Mijares has been dancing for 15 years. Everything from Swing to Ballroom, but Latin dancing is his favorite. When there is good music on, he can't help but start dancing. From the streets of California to the dance floors in Seoul, Robert is always ready to get his feet mo... Read More →


Saturday November 16, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm KST
Multi Purpose Room - E Building

12:15pm KST

Gender, Identity, and Semantics: Growing the Inclusive Classroom

Curious about the impact of gender & language? Want to incorporate best modern practices to foster inclusivity? Look no further! Join a safe space, and let's look at the whys and the hows of challenging subconscious assumptions about gender, and the influence of word choice. We will also tackle unintended biases that creep their way in to interactions with the different sexes.

Session Objectives:

Be able to distinguish between Sex-Assigned at Birth; Gender identity; and, Gender Expression.
Develop an understanding of how language (semantics) can grow or diminish inclusivity at school.

Presenters
avatar for Colin West

Colin West

Elementary
Colin West hails from Ontario Canada, but primarily grew up in the maritime region. His educational background includes political science,and psychology with a focus on child development. Some of his educational passions include deconstructing gender norms in education, social justice... Read More →


Saturday November 16, 2019 12:15pm - 1:15pm KST
G306

1:45pm KST

Empowering Students to Lead: Sports Council

In this session we will outline the structure and work of the Seoul Foreign High School Sports Council, a dynamic and influential student-run group within SFS that helps support and continually improve our sports programs.

Session Objectives:

Learn about a student group that empowers student leadership and supports important school programs.
Consider how you might implement a model like this in your own school and for your own purposes.

Presenters
avatar for Paul Rader

Paul Rader

Leadership / Administration
Paul grew up in Seoul as a son of international school teachers and attended Seoul Foreign School. After graduating high school he attended Asbury University in Kentucky and completed his BS in Secondary English Education. After graduation Paul started his teaching career in 2009... Read More →



Saturday November 16, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm KST
M402