Teacher Facilitation Skills Using Thinking Routines
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Open Workshop: 

Teacher Facilitation Skills Using Thinking Routines

Date: 3 June 2015, Wednesday

Venue: To Be Confirmed

Time: 9am to 5pm

Workshop Synopsis

Take the next step in making thinking visible in your classroom! Learn how to apply thinking routines for successful implementation with step-by-step guidance including lesson preparation, interpreting learning and feedback during the lesson and follow-up. How do you maximize achievement in your school? Focus on seeing learning through the eyes of the students by facilitating their thinking.   Focus on student engagement with the professional learning cycle of plan, act, observe, and reflect! Come for hands-on, minds-on learning that makes a difference!

Learning Outcomes
Participants will learn how to better understand brain-based teaching and implications for :

  • Explore numerous tools for student engagement to help them think critically about course content and become active investigators.
  • Develop creative approaches for teaching students routines that help direct innovative thinking and guide classroom discussion.
  • Move beyond simple responses to extend ideas, think divergently and reason logically.
  • Learn facilitation skills needed for implementing thinking routines as highly useful skills for 21st century learners


Target Audience
Classroom teachers of all levels, staff developers, teachers of leadership programs and institutes, and leaders of school systems

Kathy PerezAbout the Trainer - Dr Kathy Perez

Dr Kathy Perez, a Professor of Education at Saint Mary’s College of California, has extensive teaching experience training a wide range of students and educators from preschool to graduate school. A dynamic presenter and “teacher cheerleader”, she has the experience to guide both novice and experienced teachers. Dr Kathy is an acclaimed educational consultant, author and motivational speaker, specializing in instructional strategies and creative approaches to curriculum as well as organizational and professional development. She integrates state of-the-art methods, research with passion and practical insights from her own classroom experiences.

Teachers from all levels and subject areas can testify to the effectiveness of Dr Kathy Perez’s dynamic approach to teaching. Her innovative and interactive workshops are loaded with classroom-tested materials and activities that teachers can bring back and use immediately. Spend a lively and informative day with such an experienced and informed educator who knows first-hand the daily instructional challenges of classroom teachers, and be inspired by her infectious enthusiasm!

Dr Kathy Perez has worked extensively with teachers, administrators and parents throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Caribbean, New Zealand, Singapore and Australia.

For other topics by Dr Kathy Perez, please click here to download the brochure

Rave Reviews for Kathy Perez

“Absolutely FANTASTIC! Kathy is so energetic, it’s contagious! All of her strategies can easily be implemented in all classrooms with all children. I can’t wait to implement these ideas with my students. ”
Carolyn, Inclusion Specialist

“Kathy Perez was a fabulous instructor! It was a joy to attend. She knows teachers and understands what students and teachers need to be successful ”
Celeste, 7th Grade Teacher

“Extremely engaging workshop with lots of hands-on interactive activities for students of all ages with various needs! ”
Cheryl, Special Education Teacher


Information on Registration

Workshop Fee for Open Workshop

S$250.00 per participant. If 2 or more participants from the same school/organization attend the same workshop, the discounted fee will be S$200.00 per participant for that particular workshop. Fees are subject to GST and include all training materials, 2 tea breaks and a lunch

Click here to register online for the workshop

Closing date: 27 February 2015, Friday


School/Cluster Based Workshop Registration
Dates available for booking: 4 and 5 June 2015

Please contact Joseph Loy at tel: (65) 6363 0330 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on the cost of engaging the trainer to deliver the workshop.

Please indicate your preferred date in the School/Cluster-Based Registration Form but this is subject to availability.

The school/cluster will need to provide the venue, refreshments, logistics, materials and printing of handouts.

Click here to download the School/Cluster-Based Workshop Registration Form.


Other Information

  • Registration is on a first-come-first serve basis. Register early to avoid disappointment.
  • No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees.
  • The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.
  • Principals Academy reserves the right to cancel or postpone the course/seminar due to unforeseen circumstances or if the workshop registration fall below 30pax.
  • Principals Academy also has the right to reject any registration.
  • A full refund of the workshop fee will be made in the event of cancellation or postponement by the organiser.