2012 Teacher Summer Seminars

2012 Teacher Summer Seminars

Civil Rights in the Classroom

Tuesday, June 26 from 6:00-7:30 pm (Eastern)

This seminar offers an overview of the Civil Rights Data Collection and practical advice from current teachers, a guidance counselor, and a parent about how to protect students' civil rights in the classroom. Presenters will explore strategies to prevent bullying, engage all students, present culturally relevant lessons, and work with parents to ensure the rights of students with disabilities.


What Teachers Need to Know about Personalized Learning

Tuesday, July 10 from 6:00-7:30 pm (Eastern)

This seminar presents perspectives on an emerging topic for educators: creating adaptive instruction for every student in the class. Presenters from the Department of Education will provide insights about the meaning, purpose, and future of personalized learning. Teachers will discuss how they use real-time data to individualize instruction and to engage students with varied abilities.