A day of online professional development sponsored by the Master of Education Program at Susquehanna University!

Program Registration

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cost: $15

Registration deadline: May 31, 2020

Format: Online — Attendees can select a variety of sessions from the list on this page.  The schedule will be emailed before the event.

ACT 48 Hours: 5

 

Questions? 

For questions, contact Christine Tiday at  tiday@susqu.edu

Sessions

Modeling the Processes of Science Through Puzzles
Discover ways to engage students in a variety of activities that promote their understanding of inquiry and basic (scientific process) skills, including observation and making inferences.
Instructor: David McLaughlin, Ph.D.
Susquehanna University, Associate Professor of Education

The English Learner in Your Classroom
When a new English learner enters the classroom, this student is unique like all students in the class, except there may be more variables that come into play. Do other cultures or past experiences influence actions and reactions? What helpful strategies can you provide for your English learner?
Instructor: Annemieke Stassel, M.Ed.
Susquehanna University, ELL Instructor; Adjunct Faculty in Education

Museum Education
Explore the educational resources offered at local and national museums that can be incorporated into your classroom instruction.
Instructor: Leigh Ann Kurz, Ph.D.
Susquehanna University, Assistant Professor of Education, Special Education

Strategies to Support Students with Disabilities in the Content Areas
Learn strategies to support students with disabilities within the content areas (e.g., science, social studies, English Language Arts) at the elementary and secondary levels.
Instructor: Leigh Ann Kurz, Ph.D.
Susquehanna University, Assistant Professor of Education, Special Education

Working with At-Risk Youth and the Pitfalls of Deficit Thinking
Highlighting recent youth studies scholarship, this presentation underscores equity-based strategies and practices for working with youth considered at-risk across the content areas.
Instructor: Hilario Lomelí, Ph.D.
Susquehanna University, Visiting Assistant Professor Education

National Geographic Explorer Mindset
Bring your classroom to life as you learn to educate with an explorer mindset, as taught by National Geographic Educator Dr. Aspen Mock.
Instructor:
Aspen B. Mock, Ed.D.
Educator, Forest Hills School District contracted by National Geographic Education to facilitate National Geographic Certified Educator Workshops & KQED as a Media Literacy Innovator

Educational Media & Media Making: PBS Media Literacy Certification
Grow as an education professional with KQED and PBS Media Literacy Certification! Dr. Mock will share online resources for teacher professional development, such as KQED Teach and PBS Media Literacy Certification. KQED Learn is a platform for students to connect with other students around the country and provides lessons and opportunities for students to share their work with KQED and PBS on a regional and national level. Note: there are optional online assignments if you want to receive the certification.
Instructor:
Aspen B. Mock, Ed.D.
Educator, Forest Hills School District contracted by National Geographic Education to facilitate National Geographic Certified Educator Workshops & KQED as a Media Literacy Innovator