Opportunities for professional
growth for educators,
clinicians and parents
through workshops &
Opportunities for professional growth for educators, clinicians and parents through workshops & conferences
At Learning Matters Foundation, we provide
opportunities for professional growth for educators,
clinicians and parents through workshops and
conferences. Over the years, we have reached thousands
of educators in the Delhi and NCR region. Learning
Matters also conducts conferences and workshops
facilitated by leading international educators in the ﬁeld
of learning differences.
We have and continue to customise workshops to meet speciﬁc needs of
schools. Below are examples of topics we can bring for your professional
development needs in the ﬁeld of teaching and learning:
- Strategies for Writing Success in the Classroom
- Ensuring all Children Read for Success
- The Joy of Music and Movement with Young Children
- Building Reading and Thinking Skills through Read Aloud Stories
- Comprehension Strategies to Help Understand Text
- Promoting Dramatic Play with Young Children
- Understanding Neurological Underpinnings that Impact Everyday Classroom Learning
- Multisensory Reading Instruction for the Early Years
- How to Identify and Help the Child with Attention Difficulties
We currently do not have any upcoming workshops.
Please sign up if you would like to be added to our mailing list for information
about upcoming workshops. Alternately, you could also ask for a customized workshop.
CREATING EFFECTIVE LEARNING AND TEACHING IN CLASSROOMS
13th & 23rd May 2019 | GD Goenka Junior School, Vasant Kunj | New Delhi
Learning Matters Foundation conducted a ten day intensive teacher training workshop for Pre-K to 5th Grade GD Goenka teachers. The goal of the training was to empower the teachers with progressive research-based educational practices for meaningful and joyful learning and teaching. Over the sixty hours of training we shared hands-on experiential learning practices that gave teachers the understanding and tools to be able to create student-centered lessons that they could implement in their classrooms to ensure ALL students succeed.
The training addressed:
- Educational philosophy that is at the core of a progressive approach to teaching.
- The stages of child development and its impact on classroom practices.
- The importance of and ways to build a learning community.
- Ways of reaching diverse learners prevalent in every classroom.
- Experiential learning strategies in the content areas of Language Arts, Social Studies, Mathematics and Science.
- Foundations of Literacy and Comprehension.
- The role of games to reinforce classroom learning.
- The research and importance of movement in learning and ways to embed movement to teach content.
Learning Matters Foundation invited leaders from Rato Bangala Foundation, in Nepal to co-facilitate this training.
Executive Function and Metacognition
22nd & 23rd March, 2019 | Harvard Graduate School of Education | Boston
Our faculty member, Samara Gupta, attended this workshop in Boston at Harvard Graduate School of Education.
LAYING STRONG FOUNDATIONS FOR LANGUAGE AND LITERACY DEVELOPMENT IN THE EARLY YEARS.
23rd February, 2019 | Learning Matters Foundation | New Delhi
Participants enjoyed this research based, interactive workshop on enhancing young children’s emerging language and literacy skills.
March 2018 | Learning Matters Foundation | New Delhi
Learning Matters Foundation hosted professional development workshops for primary school teachers and parents in Delhi throughout the month of March. The enriching and engaging workshops were facilitated by Susan Griss, a visiting Fulbright scholar and faculty member at Bank Street College of Education, New York.
Susan shared brilliant ideas on how children can effectively learn comprehension,vocabulary, maths, science and social studies concepts through movement. Her book Minds in Motion: A Kinesthetic Approach to Teaching Elementary Curriculum is widely used for teacher training.
REGGIO EMILIA LORIS MALAGUZZI CENTRE
May 2017 | Italy
Learning Matters educators, Sonya Philip and Samara Gupta, participated in an awe inspiring week long international summer institute at the Reggio Emilia Loris Malaguzzi Centre in Italy. They were left speechless by the high quality of education made possible due to the committed collaboration of the municipality, citizens, pedagogists, philosophers, teachers, artists, architects etc. to create a holistic approach towards children’s learning and well-being.
They were enriched by their approach that has at its core the rights of all children along with an in depth expertise in the
pedagogy of learning.
PROJECT ZERO / HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL
May 2017 | Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Samini Philip attended an inspiring professional development course at Harvard's Graduate School of Education called "Project Zero." Project Zero maintains a strong research agenda and investigates the nature of understanding, thinking, creativity and other essential aspects of human learning.