OpenApply Admissions Conference Shanghai: Recap

Hosted at Western International School of Shanghai
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No. 555 Lian Min Road
Xujing Town Shanghai
Qing Pu District PRC 201702

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Friday, November 4 • 3:15pm - 3:45pm
So What Do We Do About Mobility - Part II (Cont'd)

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The largest study in educational research history demonstrates that moving harms learning.  This finding is incomplete. Ota’s work explores the vast potential for growth in a life moving amongst cultures, and how we can harness it for our students and ourselves.

In Session 3 of the day, Ota helps participants further elaborate a framework and goals for their own school for addressing transitions. He closes this session with an uncomfortable teaser for the last part of the day, namely that no single school can fully address these challenges on its own, since the emotional issues at stake span multiple schools.

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Drs. Douglas W. Ota

Psychologist, Coach, Author, Presenter | NIP Registered Child Psychologist
Doug Ota was raised in La Jolla, California, the son of a Japanese father and an English mother.  Their separation when he was three showed Ota how to grow up between worlds.  The death of his brother and step father trained Ota in grief.  He has made a career out of wondering... Read More →

Friday November 4, 2016 3:15pm - 3:45pm CST
Secondary Library Western International School of Shanghai