Educational Community

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm CDT

This session focuses on instructional strategies (e.g., acoustic highlighting) teachers and paraprofessionals can use in the classroom to make it more accessible for students with hearing loss. We look at the educational environment and how to make our classrooms acoustically appropriate for all students. In addition, we will discuss how best to work with the educational team including the interpreter, itinerant teacher, and speech-language pathologist.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:15am to 11:45am CDT

Students with ACEs, Adverse Childhood Experiences, are inherently going to display their thorns throughout their school day. Their behavior many times is an outward expression of internal turmoil. This session is designed to help stakeholders identify and eliminate what we view as thorns and instead focus on the rose possessed by students of adverse experiences. We must cultivate our strategies as administrators, teachers, and counselors to minimize the impact of behaviors while supporting students.

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am CDT

Jennifer Core (Tennessee Historical Society) explains what National History Day is, the different submission categories, and tips on how your students can succeed on a national competitive level.

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Kira Duke guides teachers through the Teaching with Primary Sources website, pointing out resources teachers can use in the classroom and where to find starting point topics for students' National History Day projects.

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT

Switching gears, Kira Duke takes a tour through the new Library of Congress website, highlighting sections like "Today in History", "Blog: Teaching with the Library of Congress", and "Teacher Resources" all with resources already prepared for your classroom use. There's also a demonstration of how to filter for specific media types (i.e. Photos, Maps, Audio or Video Recordings, Newspapers, Legislation, etc.) and more hidden features of the website.

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm CDT

Kira Duke leads a discussion on how using Primary Sources can help develop critical thinking skills with examples to get students in the mindset of a particular time-frame.

Monday, July 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm CDT

Jennifer Core dives into what makes a good National History Day project, shows 2018 judging rubric examples, and how a project all ties elements together.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 8:30am to 9:30am CDT

Key questions to be addressed include, Is it possible to discuss religion, in particular religious prescriptions such as divine commandments, rationally? Are disagreements on fundamental questions valuable? Can we be certain that what we believe to be right actually is right?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Key questions to be addressed include, Is it possible to discuss religion, in particular religious prescriptions such as divine commandments, rationally? Are disagreements on fundamental questions valuable? Can we be certain that what we believe to be right actually is right?

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 9:00am CDT

Dr. Tim Odegard (MTSU Chair of Excellence in Dyslexic Studies and MTSU Professor) begins the 2016 MTSU Dyslexia Conference with a basic question - “What is Dyslexia?”.

He addresses myths about Dyslexia and cognitive processes of reading.

Friday, September 29, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Rose Murray goes through the pros and cons of different ELL testing materials through different entites.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm CDT

What are the challenges of being a female leader in a faith institution traditionally dominated by men? How does gender impact how you exercise leadership in your religious tradition? How does gender affect your interaction with other religious leaders?

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:10pm CDT

What are the challenges of being a female leader in a faith institution traditionally dominated by men? How does gender impact how you exercise leadership in your religious tradition? How does gender affect your interaction with other religious leaders?

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 12:45pm to 2:15pm CDT

Explore the Creative Process in relation to STEM education and provide hands on training in arts integration.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 10:15am to 11:45am CDT

This session will focus on the Capstone research that Ms. Skae did for her Vanderbilt Masters program, where she developed a competitive model within her 7th grade classrooms, that focused on belonging to a team and working for collaborative success within the classroom setting. This model improved classroom behaviors and student engagement.

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am CDT

As we all work to make education meaningful and relevant to all learners, we must not forget the "Underdog." Tedx Talk speaker, Dr. Ryan Jackson, shares his experiences as a teacher, assistant principal, and now lead principal as he reveals strategies for guiding the Underdog.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am CDT

Dr. Marcia Henry continues from her earlier lecture building from the history and diving into vocabulary research. Giving examples of student work and root word concepts that make language hard, Dr. Henry gets back to basics by exaimining the Anglo-Saxon, Latin and Greek foundational root words and the prefixes and suffixes established in our vocabulary and how we build words together with meaning.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:00am CDT

For the benefit of our college faculty: When you yourself teach young people, what works best, from your own experiences as a religious leader, in terms of bringing intercultural understanding about/between/among people of different faiths? How best do we bridge religious divides? M.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

For the benefit of our college faculty: When you yourself teach young people, what works best, from your own experiences as a religious leader, in terms of bringing intercultural understanding about/between/among people of different faiths? How best do we bridge religious divides? M.

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 11:00am CDT

Dr. Holt's presentation on RTI

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