Upcoming PD Conferences & Workshops

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Upcoming Workshops & Conferences

  • Friends Council: Continuing the Conversation on Race- Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 6:30-8:30 PM Race Institute, Abington Friends School, and Friends Council on EducationInvite you to join the Community Conversation on RaceTuesday, September 25, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30pmJenkintown Free Library’s Community Room(460 York Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046) This month we will discuss the ways the Starbucks incident has reverberated in our current society, share our own stories of witnessing and addressing racism, and preview a new documentary series. Looking forward to seeing you! No need to have attended any of the other conversations to join us for this one. Everyone is welcome! Bring a friend!No need to have attended any of the other conversations to join us for this one.Everyone is welcome! Bring a ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2018, 11:42 AM by Ruth Aichenbaum
  • Learning Opportunities at the Franklin Institute Here at The Franklin Institute, we have been working hard to put the finishing touches on what should be an exciting lineup of new and refreshed exhibits along with new theater shows that will further engage your students.  As you start to work on your curriculum plans, we hope that we will be a part of them and look forward to welcoming you for:·         Vikings: Beyond the Legend I October 13, 2018 – March 3, 2019Explore hundreds of archaeological discovers and rare treasures, plus dramatic reconstructions and immersive experiences designed to reveal who these legendary explorers were and why they have forever captured our imagination. ·         Educators’ Night Out I October 18, 2018Register now for our annual open house event ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2018, 11:37 AM by Ruth Aichenbaum
  • AIM PD Summer Courses 2018 AIM SummerProfessional Development Series  5 Day Course June 18 - June 22, 20188:30 am - 4 pm EST COST: $675 includes textbook & materials 30 ACT 48 Hours Offered3.0 Graduate Credits Available Download anInformational FlyerRegister NowPathways to Proficient ReadingThe Pathways to Proficient Reading course directly addresses the relevant research base and its translation to instructional practice. It explores theoretical models, including the Simple View of Reading (Gough & Tunmer, 1986) and the Reading Rope (Scarborough, 2003), and connections to classroom practices. Recognizing the role of informed educators in designing and delivering instruction, this professional development opportunity also aligns with the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) Knowledge & Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. Participants will learn ...
    Posted May 9, 2018, 10:23 AM by Ruth Aichenbaum
  • Rule Breakers & Makers Women Artists at Work- Summer Course, Tyler School of Art and the Philadelphia Museum of Art Summer Course OfferingRule Breakers & MakersWomen Artists at WorkJuly 23–27, 20189:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.Location: Tyler School of Art andthe Philadelphia Museum of ArtTuitionNon-credit: $495Credit: Can be taken for 3 graduate creditsat the credit-bearing tuition rateRegistrationNon-credit: Visit noncredit.temple.edu or call 215-777-9010Credit: Contact Tyler Admissions at tylerart@temple.eduor call 215-977-9090Take inspiration from the work of modern and contemporary women artists in this week-long, pilot collaboration between the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Tyler School of Art.Students will engage directly with works by artists including Georgia O’Keeffe, Jean Shin, and Ursula ...
    Posted May 7, 2018, 6:14 AM by Ruth Aichenbaum
  • Hurtle Summer Sessions at Episcopal Academy about Coaching, PBL, and Differentiated Instruction The Hirtle Summer Program for Innovative Schools provides opportunities for teachers and school leaders to come together to explore opportunities to transform our learning spaces into dynamic, interactive learning communities.Hosted by The Episcopal Academy, the program includes workshops targeting educators interested in growing their skills, connecting with colleagues from other schools who share a passion for excellence in teaching, and exploring innovative educational topics. This summer there are workshops about Coaching for the Classroom, PBL + Workshop, and Differentiated Instruction. You can learn more at this link. 
    Posted Apr 17, 2018, 11:03 AM by Ruth Aichenbaum
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