Disability Leadership Institute

Location: TBD

Dates: 6/20/16 - 6/24/16

Professor: Dr. Thomas Neuville

Course Description: The Institute uniquely provides elementary, middle school and high school teachers, school counselors and school nurses with an understanding of the critical intersections between contemporary theory and effective learning and service practices, examining them within the context of disability rights narrative, special education and social theories of marginalization.

Co-teaching Institute

Location: TBD

Dates: 6/27/16 - 7/1/16

Professor: Dr. Janet Josephson

Course Description: This interactive Institute is designed to prepare educators to successfully implement co-teaching in their classrooms. Topics will include a review of the co-teaching research, benefits and challenges of the model, and the processes of co-planning, co-instruction, and co-reflection.   

Reading and Writing Institute

Location: TBD

Dates: 7/25/16 - 7/29/16

Professor: Dr. Jennifer Shettel

Course Description: This week-long institute will focus on current literacy topics important for K-12 educators. Examples of possible topics include: digital tools for reading and writing, visual literacy, and utilizing a variety of text types in the classroom.

Design-Based Education Institute

Location: TBD

Dates: 7/11/16 - 7/15/16

Professor: Dr. Scott Warner

Course Description: This institute will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn directly from recognized experts on design-based curriculum Directed by Dr. Scott Warner of Millersville University, who is himself an expert on creativity and technological design, this institute will also have several other nationally and international known speakers. Participants will learn how to help their students become active participants in the educational process. Through the hands-on, minds-on experiences in this institute, teachers from all grade levels and content areas will learn how to use design-based education to address the Pennsylvania and Common Core State Standards.

ESL Institute

Location: TBD

Dates: 7/11/16 - 7/15/16

Professor: Kathy Houck

Poetry Institute

Location: TBD

Dates: 7/18/16 - 7/22/16

Professor: Dr. Lesley Colabucci

Course Description: This institute invites teachers to consider the potential of poetry in their classrooms and within the Common Core. Poetry offers unique opportunities to develop skills such as fluency and vocabulary while creating connections across content areas. The institute will be hands-on in nature as we examine the newest and best poetry across age ranges. Children’s poets and a variety of experts on poetry will share their work. 

Technologies for Online and Blended Teaching Institute

Location: TBD

Dates: 6/20/16 - 6/24/16

Professor: Dr. Oliver Dreon

Course Description: Technology offers exciting new opportunities to change how and when students learn.  In this institute, we explore new technologies to support online, blended and flipped instruction and examine how the classroom environment can expand and adapt to meet the needs of today’s learners.

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