Rachel French, MA Ed, is an internationally recognized presenter, consultant, and Author. She was certified by Dr. Lynn Erickson and Dr. Lois Lannng as a Concept-Based consultant, presenter, and trainer. Rachel then went on to co-author her first book with Dr. Erickson and Dr. Lanning, the second edition of 'Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction for the Thinking Classroom
,' published by Corwin, February 2017.
Rachel's second book and video series co-authored with Carla Marschall became a best seller in the first year of publication, 'Concept-Based Inquiry in Action,' published by SAGE Publications Inc, July 2018.
Rachel is now the sole provider of the annual H. Lynn Erickson and Lois A. Lanning Certification Institute for Concept-Based Curriculum and Instruction Presenters.
Rachel has led numerous workshops in Europe and Asia, and she has presented on Concept-Based Learning at International Baccalaureate Conferences. She works as a consultant supporting schools all over the world to plan and implement Concept-Based Units.
Rachel also coaches and provides feedback to teams of teachers on curriculum development.
She is experienced in aligning Concept-Based Curriculum material and the IB programmes.