Flourishing Wellbeing In Education
“Navigating Tomorrow”: embracing innovation, prioritizing wellbeing, and promoting community to generate change in education.View Details
Habilidades para la vida: ¿Cuál es el rol de la educación personal y social en el bienestar de los alumnos?View Details
“Las emociones no se controlan se gestionan”. Gestión de la afectividad, ansiedad, conductas de sana convivencia y de riesgo en la comunidad educativa.View Details
“Motivated, Engaged and Connected”: Active learning, feed-back dynamics, project based learning.View Details
“Exploring the intersection of wellbeing and student success in school.” How building a sense of belonging and developing social and emotional skills form the foundation of healthy development and academic success.View Details
“The Role of co-curricular activities in developing the whole student.” Enhancing skill development in ways that academics alone cannot, provoking creative and innovative thinking, identifying and fostering students’ interests and talents, passions and life projects; student motivation and enjoyment, student participation and protagonism: planning, design and execution.View Details
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Programming, the Language of the FutureView Details
Andrea D. Ferrari CEO Global Great Place to Study™; Directora ejecutiva y fundadora de WholeSchools International; Partner @ School Day Finland
Andrea es Máster en Educación de Columbia University, New York con una especialización de la Universidad de Laponia en Finlandia y del Centro Internacional Loris Malaguzzi en Reggio Emilia, Italia. Es especialista en acreditaciones y programas globales que impulsan la innovación, la felicidad, el bienestar y la equidad en el corazón de cada institución educativa. “Do not let success determine your happiness when you can let your happiness determine your success!”
Mr. Sherman taught elementary, middle and high school students in a variety of settings and has also served as a community college instructor and university professor. Mr. Sherman is actively involved in school improvement efforts and accreditation in Latin America as an Engagement Review Team member for Cognia. With Cognia, Andrew served two consecutive three-year terms as Vice-Chair of the Committee on International Schools, permitting his involvement in schools in more than a dozen countries. Mr. Sherman currently services Cognia schools in the role of Vice President for International Strategy and Developemnt in Latin America. Patiently supported by a wonderful educator and a terrific wife of over twenty-five years, Tisa Rodriguez, he also enjoys his time as a father to Sofia Salome and Ilan Cayetano, proud citizens of both the United States and Mexico. Mr. Sherman currently works from his home office overlooking the Canon del Chiche in Tumbaco, Quito, Ecuador.
Peter Brunn is the vice president of organizational learning at Center for the Collaborative Classroom. Previously at Collaborative Classroom, he was the director of professional development, director of staff development, the assistant director of the Reading Project, and a staff developer. Before coming to Collaborative Classroom, Peter was a staff developer for the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project and worked in New York City public schools helping teachers implement reading and writing workshops in their classrooms. Peter received his master’s degree in curriculum and teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, and his undergraduate degree in history from Marquette University. Peter is also the author of The Lesson Planning Handbook: Essential Strategies That Inspire Student Thinking and Learning, published by Scholastic. Follow Peter on Twitter at @pdbrunn.
Tracey Bryan is a passionate educator with over 25 years experience. Currently she designs and operates spaces and experiences that facilitate interdisciplinary, cross-divisional, hands-on learning. She is passionate about combining modern technology with manual tools in order to foment creativity and spark innovative ideas through her work in the maker spaces at The American School Foundation. Partnering with community members and teachers spanning K-12 allows her to create authentic learning experiences for students of all levels. Recognized as an Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Innovator she has presented on innovative educational practices throughout Latin America, the US and Sweden.
Jill has worked in over 30 states in the US and 20 countries around the world.
She is the author of Developing Natural curiosity through Project based learning. An expert in learner centered environments, school cultures and community engagement.
Jill is a disruptive optimist!
Armando Andrade es docente desde hace 30 años. Ha trabajado con niños, adolescentes y adultos. Se convirtió en formador de docentes hace 20 años y actualmente forma a docentes y visita colegios de todo el mundo como educador autorizado del IB.
Ha publicado dos series de libros para Macmillan Publishing House. Una de sus series es una edición para maestros. Realizó una Maestría en Educación en la Universidad de Las Américas. Fue premiado dos veces como mejor maestro del año por la SEP.
Armando ha participado en la creación y diseño de diferentes escuelas desde su concepción inicial, puesta en marcha y operación exitosa. Uno de ellos se convirtió en el primer colegio PEP-IB de América Latina. Actualmente trabaja en Foresta International School como Director del IB y recientemente diseñó las conexiones curriculares y el contenido para la apertura de la primera atracción del parque de entretenimiento educativo de National Geographic en México.
Directora General y fundadora del Centro de Desarrollo Humano Oquixpi. Luchadora del valor humano y del derecho al bienestar, a favor de la verdad. Psicóloga Humanista con Maestría Gestalt y especialidad en Psicología Positiva. Maestra certificada en meditación. Actualmente Claudia es la Directora General del Colegio Hebreo Maguen David.
Gabriela González- Pacheco, Directora de Programas en WholeSchools International, VP LATAM Great Place to Study™. Gabriela cuenta con 32 años en la docencia y como conferencista a nivel nacional e internacional, 22 de ellos en puestos de liderazgo educativo, más 25 años de experiencia en consultoría con una maestría en psicoterapia y una especialidad en Liderazgo Educativo por parte de la escuela de Educación en Harvard. Considera que el cambio social sólo se logrará realmente a través de la educación.
Graduated from Harvard University with a Master in management, as an Industrial Engineer from Uniandes and a marketing specialist from CESA, Vicky is co-founder of Arukay.Arukay has received multiple awards: Holon IQ for three consecutive years, Tech de Monterrey highlighted it as one of the 10 EdTechs that are revolutionizing global education, The Pacific Alliance and the IDB.
Vicky has her TEDx Talk on “Programming, the Language of the Future”. She has been awarded as a Woman of Impact by Endeavor, chosen as one of the Geniuses in education by Dinero Magazine. In 2019, the innovation laboratory of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDBLAB) awarded Vicky as the most innovative and dynamic STEAM Woman in Latin America and the Caribbean for the revolution that Arukay has brought to the school and high school segment.
Panelist at the IFE Conference (Institute for the Future of Education) in Mexico in 2023, and also at the HABLA MEXICO event, sharing participation with other renown panelist like Yuval Harari and Andrés Oppenheimer. She has also been invited to the IDB General Assembly and at the UN Women's summit for her outstanding career in education.