Participants will learn metacognitive strategies that inspire student confidence and cultivate authentic voice. They will understand how technology can be integrated to make thinking visible.
Through a workshop based model, participants will experience sketchnoting, vlogging and gain an understanding of how visible thinking practices empower student voice and achievement. “Andrea Khambalia has been an International Educator for 14 years, having taught middle school language arts, social studies and humanities in Spain, Brazil and Bulgaria. She has also been involved in the performing arts, directing theatre productions and choreographing high school musicals.
Currently, Andrea is teaching 7th and 8th grade social studies at Saigon South International School. Inspired by students’ creativity, she designs learning experiences that incorporate design thinking, visual literacy and visible thinking routines. Andrea challenges her students to imagine, explore, problem-solve, discern and seek innovative solutions to issues of local and global significance providing an authentic audience.”