Integrating portraiture into the classroom provides exciting opportunities to connect students with history, biography, visual art, and many other subjects. The National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, is offering two opportunities to attend a summer institute in 2018: June25–29 or July 9–13.
The National Science Foundation’s STEM Guitar Building Institute provides innovative professional development to teams of high school and community college faculty to take part in an intense, five-day guitar design-and-build project. Each faculty member will build a custom electric guitar and will engage in student-centered learning activities that relate the guitar design to specific math, science, and engineering topics.
Experience and learn how to create the conditions for deep and powerful learning that prepares all students for the demands of the 21st century. Find details on this highly interactive on-campus programhere.
“Supporting English Language Learners: Resources for Leaders” is a free self-paced, onlinecourse developed by the staff of the Understanding Language Initiative at Stanford University. Understanding Language’s vision is to increase college, career, and community readiness for all students—especially English learners (ELs)—by transforming the quality of their educational experiences.
“Philosophy for Children and P.E.A.C.E.” (P4C) is an freeself-paced virtual course from the Department of Humanities and the Philosophy for Children Course at University of Naples, Federico II, and the PEACE project, which offers training in the use of philosophical inquiry in the curriculum to foster a cosmopolitan mindset in young people.