Carla Marschall has vast experience in Pre-K to Grade 8 curriculum development and implementation, having held in various leadership positions at international schools in Switzerland, Germany and Hong Kong over the past ten years. She currently works in dual roles at United World College South East Asia in Singapore, co-leading the K-12 curriculum articulation project as well as facilitating curriculum implementation in the Early Years.
A certified Lynn Erickson Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction Consultant, Carla has led Concept-Based workshops with Lynn Erickson in Hong Kong and independently in China, Switzerland and Germany. An IB workshop leader, she has led specialized PYP workshops on the role of concepts in the teaching of science and trans-disciplinary units of study. Carla contributed ideas for lesson design to Lynn Erickson and Lois Lanning’s book published by Corwin (2014), Transitioning to Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction: How to Bring Content and Process Together.
Carla holds a Masters in Elementary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and a Masters in Applied Educational Leadership and Management from the Institute of Education, University of London.
Carla and Rachel are currently working on a book and accompanying video project entitled “Inside the Concept-Based Classroom”, collecting examples of best practice in Concept-Based Inquiry from around the globe.