Stony Brook University can help you gain the skills you need to fully integrate emerging technologies into your teaching. In our advanced graduate certificate and non-credit programs, teachers can learn how to effectively use computer applications within their classes, develop technology-based projects, create websites, get started with podcasting, integrate Skype and distance learning platforms, understand video- and photo-editing, and [...]
In each of these workshops, we will go in depth and study how best to present the standards and discuss the benefits of such a presentation. While the standards and the constructs to achieve mastery of the standards may be new, good teaching is still the goal. As we go through the standards, you will be able [...]
Regardless of the type of ENL instruction ELLs receive, co-taught or stand-alone, focus on language and content integration as well as carefully planned, purposeful collaboration between ESOL and General Education teachers must be a priority. One critical challenge teachers of ELLs face is to combine content instruction with academic language and literacy development. This highly interactive workshop will offer a [...]
No matter the subject matter being taught, all disciplines have something in common... All disciplines require their students to be communicators of content in their writing skills. Join us as we explore answers to the following: 1) Is writing in the content truly a new initiative? 2) How can writing in the content area be implemented into daily [...]
The purpose of this workshop is to explore a comprehensive framework for collaborative practices for general education teachers and ESOLL specialists. The goal of the workshop is twofold: (1) to help participating educators engage in critical conversations and action planning around collaborative practices and (2) to review, evaluate, and adapt several co-teaching models that promote differentiated, integrated [...]
What makes some school leaders “good” and others “great”? Why are some principals able to turnaround their schools, while others turn around and walk away? Based on a scientific analysis of a large collection of research, as well as years of experience problem-solving with school and district leaders, McREL International has arrived at an intriguing answer: Balance. In this [...]
This workshop will focus on learning to use the TI-84+. If you need help with using the calculator or want to learn how to do some fun activities that promote the Common Core Standards, this workshop is for you.
In this workshop you'll explore exhibits and collections from museums and archives around the world. The Cultural Institute is broken down into 3 areas: Art Project, Historic Moments, and World Wonders.