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2016 Global Forum - SNAP! Sessions

SNAP! sessions are a new programming opportunity where you will hear 5-6 unique stories highlighting the extraordinary impact girls' schools have on the lives of individual students. Presenters with a limited number of slides will convey in only 6-7 minutes the essence of their particular program or class. Sunday's SNAP! session will focus on global connections and the second session on Tuesday will explore classroom innovation. Come learn something new in a SNAP! SNAP! sessions are sponsored by the Online School for Girls.

[] One Girl, One World

DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 7, 4:40 PM-5:30 PM

PRESENTERS: Jane Danvers, Principal | Wilderness School (Australia)

Opening our classrooms to the world. One girl's journey across three continents to become a global learner and global citizen.

 
[] Arty-Party, #Makers #STEAM #Leadership

DATE/TIME: Monday, February 8, 4:20 PM-5:10 PM

PRESENTERS: Alison Basdekis, Director of Horizons and Elizabeth Spangler, Expressive Arts Faculty | Miss Hall's School

 
[] Global Relationship Building: Obstacles to Avoid and Opportunities to Embrace When Connecting Your School with a School Abroad

DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 7, 4:40 PM-5:30 PM

PRESENTERS: Julia Schuster, Educator and Author, and Kathleen Boccia, Dean | St. Agnes Academy

 
[] "Lifting Lives, Building Futures, Lasting Change": Establishing and Sustaining a Needs-Based International Service Partnership

DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 7, 4:40 PM-5:30 PM

PRESENTERS: Shelley Evans, Coordinator of Global Initiatives and Stephanie Wujcik Griffin, Coordinator of Service Learning, PK-12 | Baldwin School

 
[] Fostering a Climate of Innovation, Persistence, and Risk-taking through a Non-traditional Advanced Geometry Course

DATE/TIME: Monday, February 8, 4:20 PM-5:10 PM

PRESENTERS: Marion Athearn, Upper School Mathematics Teacher | Lincoln School

Bridging the arts and mathematics through geometry provides rich opportunities for girls to approach unfamiliar material in a spirit of adventure. As students engage with material not typically covered in the traditional high school curriculum they learn to ask insightful questions, think for themselves, and use mistakes as vehicles for success. Students who have taken the Advanced Geometry course report increased confidence when approaching unfamiliar material and transformed understanding of what it means to study mathematics.

 
[] Unlocked: The Power of 3D Design for Girls

DATE/TIME: Monday, February 8, 4:20 PM-5:10 PM

PRESENTERS: Jim Robb, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications | St. Catherine's School

 
[] SISTERS: Building Global Empathy and Respect by Cultivating International Partnerships in the Classroom

DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 7, 4:40 PM-5:30 PM

PRESENTERS: Heather Panahi, Social Studies Educator and Maggie Davidov, Librarian, Educator | Dana Hall School

 
[] Training Women Leaders Through Global Travel: Lessons to be Learned from a Girls' Leadership Exchange to Zambia and South Africa

DATE/TIME: Sunday, February 7, 4:40 PM-5:30 PM

PRESENTERS: Heidi Kasevich, Leadership Educator and Amy Richards, President | Soapbox, Inc.