Lectures, Workshops e Consultancy

English and Portuguese

         Flag Time  

Student Driven

Differentiation II



29th August 2015

São Paulo – Brazil





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What is Differentiated Instruction (DI)?


Differentiated Instruction is the pursuit and response to academic diversity in a learning community that is precise, efficient, and effective.






R$400,00 (registration by August 1st)

R$460,00 (registration after August 1st)


  • Includes materials and refreshments (on your own for lunch).


  • The course is a 6h workshop

   From 09:00 to 16:00 (1h break for lunch)

Through this seminar, participants will come to understand, through discussion and practice, four important steps to ensure that differentiated intruction will lead to mastery of a goal for each student:


  • Step 1: How can we unpack standards and objectives into learning progressions?


  • Step 2: How should we assess student current performance level in terms of their progression in a variety of contexts?


  • Step 3: How can we create a progression of activities that foster intrinsic motivation?


  • Step 4. How can we enable students to monitor their own progress?

Rhonda Bondie, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of special education at Fordham University in New York City. She has been a faculty member at Harvard Graduate School of Education's Project Zero (PZ) Classroom for many years facilitating study groups and min-courses that demonstrate classroom practices framed by PZ ideas. Rhonda developed the online course, Differentiating Instruction for WideWorld. Rhonda’s research focuses on sustainable differentiated instruction practices using self-regulated learning to ensure that all children are learning and building understanding through digital media.


Anne Taffin d’Heursel Baldisseri, Ph.D., is Head of Pre-Preparatory at St. Paul’s School, São Paulo, Brazil and was responsible for organizing the two well-attended Education Conferences at her school. Anne has co-facilitated a three-day course on Facilitative Leadership, was a fellow at the Project Zero Classroom, Harvard, in 2013 and has also led workshops at the PZ Perspectives in Michigan and at the IV Visible Learning Conference in Miami, both related to her collaborative work with teachers and parents, and on the use of technology to make thinking and learning visible. Anne is one of the idealizers of Flag Time.


Mariana Ferraz Boschi is Pedagocial Director at ChatterBox English for Children and Pedagogical Coordinator at Maple Bear Indaiatuba, São Paulo, Brazil. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Education, from the University of São Paulo (USP). For many years she has focused her studies in the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education and she had the opportunity of studying pre-schools in northern Italy in loco in 2008 and 2010. Mariana worked for one year at Fundação Lemann as a teacher trainer for State schools and has also designed support material for teachers using Khan Academy in Brazil. She has taken part in the Project Zero Institute at Harvard Graduate School of Education as well as the Teaching for Understanding and Making Thinking Visible online courses at WIDE World. Mariana facilitates and documents a PLC (Professional Learning Community) about Flag Time. She implemented Flag Time four years ago in Year 1 and has been applying it in Nursery classrooms in the past two years.  


Andrea de Macedo Davis is class teacher in Pre-Preparatory 3 at St. Paul’s School, São Paulo, Brazil. She has started her studies on Occupational Therapy at Ithaca College (1999-2002), Ithaca, NY, with the dream of working with children with disabilities in pre-schools. In 2003 she was employed at St Pauls School as a teaching support assistant. After working with children individually she thought she would be more valuable as a class teacher. Therefore she was offered the opportunity to work as a class teaching assistant one year after. In 2004 she started an undergraduate degree on Education at PUC. SP. She graduated on 2008 and on the same year became a class teacher. She attended an online/field work post graduate course at Bishop Groustest College in Lincoln, England in 2009-2010. On the following year Andrea attended an online course on Teaching for Understanding at Harvard University, in Boston, USA.  Last year, 2002, she attended another online course on Making Thinking Visible also at Harvard. 

PAYMENT/CANCELLATION POLICY: All tuition and fees are payable upon registration. No refunds are available after August 10, 2015. In the event that you need to cancel, the tuition minus an administrative fee of R$100 will be refunded. We reserve the right to cancel the workshop should enrollment not reach 20 participants by August 20, 2015. In this case all tuition payments will be refunded in full.


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