SUMMER TEACHERS INSTITUTE

SUMMER TEACHERS INSTITUTE

SUMMER TEACHERS INSTITUTE Montréal and Québec City: June 28-July 3   On behalf of the Northeast National Resource Center on Canada with support from the U.S. Department of Education, we are delighted to extend an invitation to you and your fellow Council for the Social Studies members to participate in the Summer Institute for K-12 Professionals held this summer in Montréal and Québec City, Canada, from June 28 to July 3. Please forward to interested colleagues K-12 teachers, curriculum coordinators and administrators with teaching background in social studies, geography, history and/or French, in addition to pre-service teachers, are welcome to apply. “Québec Dimensions: Historical, Geographic and Cultural Explorations” is a unique professional development opportunity providing participants with foundations in history and geography plus contemporary cultural insights through first-hand experience. The Canadian and Québec content taught by academic specialists is designed to meet Common Core, C3, and state standards. Registration: US$649 covers transportation during the Institute, lecturer fees, admission to educational sites, curriculum materials, double-occupancy at four star hotels, and some meals. Rolling applications accepted between now and April 15th or until full. Apply online! For more information: www.umaine.edu/teachingcanada Thank you in advance for sharing this professional development with colleagues interested in teaching Canadian, Québec and North American topics. Thank you! Sincerely yours, Betsy Arntzen and Amy Sotherden Canadian-American Center and Center for the Study of Canada / Institute on Québec Studies University of Maine and State University of New York College at Plattsburgh Consortium Partners of the NORTHEAST NATIONAL RESOURCE CENTER ON CANADA...

South Carolina Geography Institutes Summer 2011

The South Carolina Geographic Alliance accepts participants from other states for its two summer institutes. Please consider sending your teachers to us. Two opportunities: June 12-24: Alliance Summer Geography Institute. This is a traditional TC development institute. Lots of content, lots of field trips, 3 graduate credits. Application materials here: http://www.cas.sc.edu/cege/events/asgi_events.html June 12-17: Geotechnology Institute. One week of GIS, GPS, virtual globes – all tailored toward K-12 instruction. Application materials here: http://www.cas.sc.edu/cege/events/gis.html The application deadline for each is April 15, but I can extend that for your teachers. But work quickly so I can save spots for...

Geoliteracy in the Classroom

Geoliteracy in the Classroom April 9th 2011 in Durham NH. This all day workshop will explore the idea of  keeping geography alive in the classroom through a variety of reading and language art activities.  Participants will discover how to integrate children’s literature, technology and the arts to increase geographic literacy with their students. Planning strategies, specific activities for each grade, and resources will be shared. Geography for the Elementary Classroom. May 7th 2011 Central NH Do you love Geography? Would you like to fit it into your very busy day?  This all day workshop will give you ideas, lesson plans and teaching strategies to incorporate into Reading, Science and Social Studies.  Participants will receive lessons that give the students hands on experiences that are easy to implement using curriculum you already teach. Come share your ideas with fellow teachers. Return to your classroom with sure fire ideas and goodies. Hope to see you there. Register...