Lifelong Learning

Below are some of the professional development activities I have been involved in since 2015:

Leadership Opportunities

  • Workshop on the Understanding by Design model and various pedagogical strategies for volunteer teachers in Alabama
  • Webinar for incoming teachers on Learning Trackers
  • Teacher Lead/Coach for 3-4 teachers in the Atlanta area
  • Content Development for several summer camps
  • 1:1 mentorship for a teacher going through the graduate school program at the Institute of Ismaili Studies currently

Workshops & Conferences

  • Learning-Focused Supervision Workshop by the Danielson Group (2017)
  • Conference at the Ron Clark Academy (2017)
  • Waezeen Refresher Program based on STEP Curriculum and its application
  • Sessions led by Dr. Reza Shah Kazemi on tolerance in Islam, Imam Ali and the Qur’an
  • Lecture by Salman Rushdie at Emory University
  • TEDxAtlanta
  • Human Rights Summit at The Center for Civil and Human Rights
  • Leadercast Live 2015
  • Leadership Lab Conference (Robyn Jackson) 2016
  • ASCD Conference – Building Teachers’ Capacity for Success (2017)

Webinars

  • Effective Supervision Skills for Senior Staff (American Camp Association)
  • A Practical Guide to Effective Presentations (edWeb.net)
  • Using Imagery in Teaching (edWeb.net)
  • Formative Classroom Walkthroughs (ASCD.org)
  • Game-based Learning (edWeb.net)
  • Creating and Using Effective Rubrics (edWeb.net)
  • Guided Inquiry Design (edWeb.net)
  • Fostering Youth Dialogue in Digital Spaces (edWeb.net)
  • Series of webinars by Rizwan Mawani on Shi’ism
  • Addressing Bullying in the Classroom
  • …and many, many more.
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