2014 Geisler Penquite Spring Speakers Series

2014 Geisler Penquite Spring Speakers Series

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The Geisler Penquite committee is pleased to announce our 2014 Spring Speakers. All sessions are free and open to the public. Registration is required.

Wednesday, March 26th      10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Roe Center, Central College
“Using TI NSpire Technology to Engage Students in Learning Math”
Mike Bevelacqua currently teaches in Iowa City Public Schools at City High. He conducts workshops for practicing and future teachers on incorporating TI NSpire in middle and secondary classrooms to engage and motivate students to learn math. Mike will share methods he currently uses in his teaching as well as his experiences in working with students and teachers in the area of math instruction.
 
Saturday, April 5th          10:00-11:30 a.m.                           ROE Center, Central College
“Practical Teaching Methods with English Learners”
Cindra Porter is a doctoral candidate in Foreign Language and ESL Education at The University of Iowa. Cindra has ten years ESL teaching experience and has taught courses for pre-service ESL teachers. Cindra currently works as an ESL teacher for Des Moines Public Schools. This engaging workshop will provide participants with practical methods for reaching and engaging English learners in the classroom.

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Registration is required!
Please contact Dr. Jennifer Diers, Central College Education Department with questions.