Calm The Chaos Part 3
Digital Technology in the Early Years
Language Learning
Sensory Preferences
Tackling Transitions
Making The Most of Music
Centre for Transformational Learning
Hong Kong Academy
Featured Events
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Upcoming
150
February 20, 2020
1:30 pm
Digital technology is more prevalent in our lives today and impacts the way we learn, think and feel. A healthy relationship with technology is important and can start early in life. Join us to learn more about current research that...
Upcoming
150
March 24, 2020
1:30 pm
Are you interested to learn more about how the brain learns language? Join Bonnie Zhang, Mandarin Co-Teacher and Cheryl Shanahan, Playgroup Teacher and to explore how research impacts our teaching at Hong Kong Academy and how you can support language...
Upcoming
150
January 23, 2020
6:00 pm
Last academic year, we explored the beginning steps into understanding various stressors that can drive behaviour to the surface. We learned about 5 domains, biological, cognitive, emotional, social and prosocial stressors and how these can impact our children and ourselves. ...
Upcoming
150
April 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Have you ever wondered why your child prefers wearing certain fabric or clothing?  Or that your child enjoys touching everything in sight? Is there a food that your child avoids eating because of its texture or taste? Is your child...
Upcoming
150
May 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Tackling transitions can be challenging because leaving the comfort of the “known” is stressful for both children and adults.  We know that it’s not possible to protect children from all stressful experiences, nor would we want to. We want for...
Upcoming
150
March 12, 2020
6:00 pm
Join us to explore how exposure to music at home is beneficial for families. We will explore how music can be used in our daily life to support with physical, emotional and social development.
Upcoming
9000
March 20, 2020
8:30 am
The Adaptive Schools Foundation and Advanced Seminars present a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Seminars is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society.
Upcoming
9000
March 15, 2020
8:30 am
The mission of Cognitive Coaching is to produce self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. It is the invisible skills of teaching, the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions, which produce superior instruction. Cognitive CoachingSM is a research-based model that capitalizes upon and enhances teachers’ cognitive processes.
Upcoming
9000
March 20, 2020
8:30 am
The Adaptive Schools Foundation and Advanced Seminars present a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Seminars is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society.
Upcoming
9000
March 15, 2020
8:30 am
The mission of Cognitive Coaching is to produce self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. It is the invisible skills of teaching, the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions, which produce superior instruction. Cognitive CoachingSM is a research-based model that capitalizes upon and enhances teachers’ cognitive processes.
Upcoming
150
March 24, 2020
1:30 pm
Are you interested to learn more about how the brain learns language? Join Bonnie Zhang, Mandarin Co-Teacher and Cheryl Shanahan, Playgroup Teacher and to explore how research impacts our teaching at Hong Kong Academy and how you can support language...
Upcoming
150
April 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Have you ever wondered why your child prefers wearing certain fabric or clothing?  Or that your child enjoys touching everything in sight? Is there a food that your child avoids eating because of its texture or taste? Is your child...
Upcoming
150
February 20, 2020
1:30 pm
Digital technology is more prevalent in our lives today and impacts the way we learn, think and feel. A healthy relationship with technology is important and can start early in life. Join us to learn more about current research that...
Upcoming
150
May 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Tackling transitions can be challenging because leaving the comfort of the “known” is stressful for both children and adults.  We know that it’s not possible to protect children from all stressful experiences, nor would we want to. We want for...
Upcoming
150
January 23, 2020
6:00 pm
Last academic year, we explored the beginning steps into understanding various stressors that can drive behaviour to the surface. We learned about 5 domains, biological, cognitive, emotional, social and prosocial stressors and how these can impact our children and ourselves. ...
Upcoming
150
March 12, 2020
6:00 pm
Join us to explore how exposure to music at home is beneficial for families. We will explore how music can be used in our daily life to support with physical, emotional and social development.
Upcoming
150
April 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Have you ever wondered why your child prefers wearing certain fabric or clothing?  Or that your child enjoys touching everything in sight? Is there a food that your child avoids eating because of its texture or taste? Is your child...
Upcoming
150
February 20, 2020
1:30 pm
Digital technology is more prevalent in our lives today and impacts the way we learn, think and feel. A healthy relationship with technology is important and can start early in life. Join us to learn more about current research that...
Upcoming
150
May 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Tackling transitions can be challenging because leaving the comfort of the “known” is stressful for both children and adults.  We know that it’s not possible to protect children from all stressful experiences, nor would we want to. We want for...
Upcoming
150
March 24, 2020
1:30 pm
Are you interested to learn more about how the brain learns language? Join Bonnie Zhang, Mandarin Co-Teacher and Cheryl Shanahan, Playgroup Teacher and to explore how research impacts our teaching at Hong Kong Academy and how you can support language...
Upcoming
150
January 23, 2020
6:00 pm
Last academic year, we explored the beginning steps into understanding various stressors that can drive behaviour to the surface. We learned about 5 domains, biological, cognitive, emotional, social and prosocial stressors and how these can impact our children and ourselves. ...
Upcoming
150
March 12, 2020
6:00 pm
Join us to explore how exposure to music at home is beneficial for families. We will explore how music can be used in our daily life to support with physical, emotional and social development.
Upcoming
150
April 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Have you ever wondered why your child prefers wearing certain fabric or clothing?  Or that your child enjoys touching everything in sight? Is there a food that your child avoids eating because of its texture or taste? Is your child...
Upcoming
150
May 21, 2020
1:30 pm
Tackling transitions can be challenging because leaving the comfort of the “known” is stressful for both children and adults.  We know that it’s not possible to protect children from all stressful experiences, nor would we want to. We want for...
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Featured Speakers
HKA Mandarin Co-Teacher
Bonnie is dedicated to creating a vibrant and dynamic Mandarin learning environment for students of all backgrounds and encourage them to use Mandarin as a living language.
Technology Integrator & Coach
Claire is an enthusiastic educator committed to developing empathetic and socially responsible digital citizens whilst exploring maker ‘design thinking’ skills through innovative activities and challenges.
1rén Teacher / Primary School Literacy Coordinator
Rachel looks for opportunities to share the joys of reading and writing with both students and teachers. She values making choice and ownership available in her literacy classroom alongside making her own reading and writing visible for her students.
Primary School Counsellor
Carla firmly believes that social-emotional development is vital for children to reach their true potential.  Social-emotional learning tools and strategies can enhance learning experiences, exploration, interactions and solve problems.
Music Teacher
Desta is a multitalented performer and instrumentalist who enjoys her teaching opportunities to share the joy of making and interacting to music with students of all ages.
Early Childhood Teacher
Cheryl is passionate about supporting young learners to feel heard and understood and ensuring toddlers have opportunity to express themselves through play.