The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) in partnership with Michigan Educator Event Network is proud to offer a State-Wide Educator Workforce Job Fair for educators still seeking positions for the 2018-2019 school year. This event is free of charge for candidates and pre-registration is available online, but on-site registration will be available.
LINGUISTICALLY RESPONSIVE INSTRUCTION FOR IMMIGRANT & REFUGEE YOUTH: CRITICAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT This free workshop for K-12 teachers, from July 9-12 and July 16-19, will focus on how to facilitate emergent bilinguals’ reading comprehension and meaning-making through discussions of informational texts in content area classrooms. Teachers will spend each morning observing Carrie Symons’s class as she… Read More »
The Early Learning Institute is hosting three-part community speaker series event on May 1st, June 7th and July 12th. The series will include: May 1st: Parent Expert Panel June 7th: Community Mental Health and Real Opportunities for Independence: “Coordination of Care for Children with ASD: Balancing School with Therapy.” July 12th: Advocacy and the IEP… Read More »
Join us for a dialogue with scholars from Azim Premji University in India. Speakers include: Pareshkumar Pandya Rakesh Tewary They will be discussion their work, experience, vision and mission of Azim Premji University, which includes working closely with teachers in field institutes to support reforms in teaching and learning. All are welcome. Lunch will be… Read More »
Title: Building a Stronger DBER Community: Disciplinary and Cross-Disciplinary Examples Abstract: An effective DBER community of practice is one that builds competency and capacity in DBER and generates results that can advance disciplinary teaching and learning. This presentation will draw on disciplinary and cross-disciplinary examples of recent efforts to strengthen the DBER community of practice.… Read More »
“Universities and Communities in Conflict Resolution and Social Justice in Africa: The Case of Gulu University in Northern Uganda” George L. Openjuru is professor of education and first deputy vice chancellor at Gulu University, Uganda. He was formerly dean of the School of Distance and Lifelong Learning at Makerere University, and head of the Department… Read More »
Title: Should we teach young students domain general scientific thinking skills? Abstract: It is worthwhile to reconsider the relative advantages of regarding scientific thinking in young children through a domain general perspective or through a domain specific lens, especially with regard to how these differing views influence educational practice in the elementary grades. Domain-general frameworks… Read More »
Topic: “Inequality in Teacher Distribution Cross-nationally: What do we know, why is it important?” Speaker: Associate Professor Amita Chudgar According to UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), in the next 14 years, 68.8 million teachers will have to be recruited to provide every child with primary and secondary education. Unfortunately teacher shortage is not the only… Read More »