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Laser - leysin american school educational research Education | Career | Training

22nd September 2020 17:00 hrs



The research center at LAS is first and foremost responsible for professional development of its own faculty. Annual professional learning in topics like ESL and Students with Special Needs are complemented with ongoing classroom observations, professional learning communities, and special topics as needed, for example Assessment during the period in which LAS transitioned from traditional American grades to standards based grading. Formal support for internal faculty (resident scholars) and collaboration with external faculty (visiting scholars) serve to further professionalize the learning environment. The center’s director, Paul Magnuson, and veteran visiting scholar, Özge Hac?fazl?oglu, draw on their current research to share how the center creates interconnected communities of learning, contributing to the professionalism of the faculty, the power of networks across schools, institutions and universities, and a shared growth mindset.

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Mr. Paul Magnuson - Director of Educational Research at LAS

Ms. Özge Hac?fazl?oglu - Professor at Hasan Kalyoncu University