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Spring IB Workshops

February 11-13, 2021 — Online

The Spring IB workshops at Rice are designed for new and experienced IB teachers at the PYP, MYP, and DP and the CP levels who are interested in learning about the IB program and strategies and techniques for effectively teaching IB curriculum. Workshops are led by experienced IB workshop leaders who have a strong background in teaching and an interest in developing the IB teacher community through rigorous professional development.

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Participants will receive up to 15 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits or 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU). Attendance is taken each morning and afternoon. The hours on your certificate will reflect your actual hours of attendance. Participants are responsible for signing the attendance sheet each day. SBEC Continuing Professional Education Provider Number 500571.

Since 2006, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies has been offering online courses designed to meet the needs of busy professionals around the world. Our experienced Online Learning support team will be providing student support services, as needed, to all Spring IB Workshop participants. All courses are being held online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate.

Program Details

Tuition & Registration

Prior to registering, please review the IB Workshops and Resources catalog to determine which category best meets your needs. Additionally, certain information provided during registration will be sent to the IB Organization.

Payments are accepted by credit card or purchase order. Registrations via credit card are confirmed immediately upon processing. Registrations made via PO are not considered confirmed until CCR receives the actual payment (check). If registering using a PO, payment (check) is due within 30 days of registration. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration.

Registrations are accepted with a credit card or purchase orders as a district/school commitment to pay, by check or credit card, within 30 days of registration. Once you complete your registration, you will have the option to print or email a copy of the invoice or forward it to your accounts payable department. Failure to submit timely payment may result in the cancellation of your registration. Registrations made less than 30 days from program start date can only be made using a credit card. The Center for College Readiness does not provide training unless payment (credit card or check) is received in advance.

Workshops are subject to change due to low enrollment or instructor cancellation.

The Rice University IB Workshops are not approved by TAGT for GT hours, but some districts will allow a limited number of hours to be applied for update hours. Please contact your district for specifics.

Schedule

All workshops will be hosted from Thursday, February 11th to Saturday, February 13th, online utilizing the Canvas Learning Management System and Blackboard Collaborate. Please see the breakdown of the daily course schedule (all times are based on Central Time (CT):

Thursday: 4.0 hours synchronous learning to be held between 8:00 AM-3:00 PM Central Time (CT) with an additional 2 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 6 hours)
Friday: 4.0 hours of synchronous learning to be held between 8:00 AM-3:00 PM CT with an additional 1 hours of asynchronous learning required (total 5 hours)
Saturday: 4.0 hours of synchronous learning to be held between 8:30 AM-2:30 PM CT (no asynchronous required)
The sum total of 15 hours online professional development will include 12 hours of synchronous and 3 hours of asynchronous learning.

Waitlists

If a course is full, you will have the option of getting on a waiting list. If a spot should become available, an auto-generated email will be sent out to the participants in the order they are listed on the waiting list, with instructions for completing registration for that specific course. If you have any questions or require further assistance, please contact us via email at collegeready@rice.edu or by phone at 713-348-6031.

Technology

To have a positive learning experience, you will need the following:

  • Reliable internet access
  • Chrome internet browser (very important, only exception is if you are using an iPad, use Safari)
  • Headset with microphone, or a computer with a built-in microphone.
  • Camera (so you can be visible online)
Questions

Please refer to our Frequently Ask Questions page for information regarding cancellations, changes, substitutions, wait lists, etc.

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