How to prepare a stand alone unit: PE, Arts and Additional Language, Ali Ezzeddine, Amsterdam



March,23rd and 24th, 2018


Amsterdam, Netherlands


Centre for Development, Learning and Technology,
International School of Amsterdam
Sportlaan 45, 1185 TB Amstelveen


550$ if registration and payment before January 1st, 2018.
650$ if registration and payment after January 1st, 2018.
Booking for every 5 delegates will receive 1 FREE seat.

Our world is changing, we as teachers prepares the students for the future, for the unknown… During this workshop we will discuss how we will prepare them for tomorrow by sharing the importance of teaching using the conceptual level in teaching and learning. In this highly interactive workshop, we will challenge your mind and share the structure of knowledge developed by Dr Lynn Erikson and strucutre of process developed by Dr. Lois Lanning. You will watch videos clips of concept-based teachers instructing students in different grade levels and subject areas. You will learn specific, practical instructional strategies that engage the hearts and minds of students. By the end of the workshop you will be able to learn how to write a stand alone concept based unit.

Ali Ezzeddine is an educational consultant and trainer in various educational fields. He is a certified international trainer from Lynn Erickson Institute to lead concept based workshops and international educational consultant for the International Baccalaureate Organization. Ali is an experienced primary educator and fluent in Arabic, French and English. Aside from teaching, he loves children’s literature and he is a published author. He visits schools to lead training, consult with faculty or just to share his writings with the students.

Audience: The workshop is open for all single subject teachers for all grades and coordinators.

Language: English.

Please note although content for sessions are indicated, this may be adjusted in terms of timing and participant needs as the workshop progresses.

Day 1

08:30 – 09:00 Participants arrival

09:00 – 11:00 Session One

Our changing world: New paradigms for education

  • Our world today
  • Video
  • The structure of knowledge / The structure of process
11:00 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 01:00 Session Two

Importance of concepts

  • Characteristics of concepts
  • Scaffolding thinking from lower to higher levels
01:00 – 02:00 Lunch

02:00 – 03:30 Session Three

Integration of thinking

  • Difference between stand alone unit and integrated unit
  • Unit web

Day 2

09:00 – 11:00 Session Four

Teaching through inquiry

  • Writing questions
  • Writing learning experiences
  • Video inside a concept based classroom
11:00 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 01:00 Session Five


  • Writing the summative assessment
  • Writing the rubric
01:00 – 02:00 Lunch

02:00 – 03:30 Session six

Reflection and action plan

  • Putting the learning in action
  • Reflection

Certificates of Attendance will be issued to participants who have taken part in all sessions. Please make sure your personal information is correct in the registration form.

Terms and Conditions


Fees include all materials necessary for the workshops, lunches and coffee breaks during workshop days. Workshop fees do not cover transportation or accommodation.


Participants are responsible for any visas.


Payment will be made via bank transfer.
Bank detailed information will be given via confirmation email.
Please indicate participant name and workshop in the transfer reference.
Please also note that all charges are the responsibility of the remitter.
Full payment is due within 4 working days after confirmation of registration.
Spaces are limited. If payment has not been received within the deadline, spaces will be released to other interested persons.


  • If you are unable to attend this event, you may send a substitute delegate in your place at no additional cost. Please advise us of any substitutions as soon as possible. The participation fee will not be reimbursed upon cancellation if done then less than one month of the workshop date.

  • 4 Generations 4 Education will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from any changes to or cancellation or rescheduling of the workshop. If the workshop is cancelled or rescheduled, 4 Generations 4 Education will make every effort to contact every registered delegate. In case of cancellation or reschedule of a workshop, 4 Generations 4 Education will reimburse the participation fee, keeping 10% as service charge.

  • 4 Generations 4 Education reserves the right to cancel the programme due to unforeseen circumstances.


  • All workshops will only be confirmed if there is sufficient number of participants.

  • You are advised to make your travel plans on confirmation of the workshop from us