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
ALL WORKSHOPS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Registration is required!
Please contact Dr. Jennifer Diers, Central College Education Department with questions.
Six Central College Education students spent a week of their winter break teaching with faculty members in local k-12 schools in Puerto Rico. Part of the faculty members’ research through a campus Moore Foundation Grant, students engaged in the local culture, spent several days teaching in the schools, and even enjoyed some time at the beach! The two faculty members, Dr. Katie Gaebel, and Dr. Jennifer Diers, are researching pre-service teachers dispositions as a result of a short-term educational trip.]]>
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Whether it is through a short term faculty led trip to work in schools in Puerto Rico, through our Central Teacher Academy where students are paired with a local k-12 mentor teacher for three years of hands on experience in the classroom, involvement in a short term educational and development focused mission trip to Sierra Leone, Africa, or via student teaching in Chicago, our students truly immerse in education!
Central College Education students have embarked on some incredible experiences this past year!]]>