Residential Seminars and Summer Institutes
Residential seminars and summer institutes are intensive professional development courses that take place in s short period of time, often over the summer. They can provide an overview or East Asian history and culture or focus on a specific theme. These courses can provide professional development hours to teachers; in some cases, graduate credit will be available.
|Start Date:||July 23, 2018|
|End Date:||July 27, 2018|
|Time Detail:||Monday to Thursday, 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM|
|Type of Course:||Residential Seminars and Summer Institutes|
|Course Description:||Hear from authors, librarians and fellow teachers and make children’s and young adult books on East Asia a part of your teaching tool kit. Discover how authors do research for their books and how book titles and cover illustrations are selected. Gain confidence in making close readings and exploring character motivations with your students. Find out how to authenticate the reliability of the material and learn about new databases on children’s literature. Using three separate books on East Asia, including Freeman Award winners, teachers will examine three different genres with frameworks to support students’ critical thinking and inquiry. For educators of grades 2 to 8.|
|Registration and Info:||
40 Washington State OSPI clock hours (free) OR two 400-level UW credits for a fee of approximately $230
A certificate of completion
All course materials provided
$100 for the purchase of additional teaching materials
A one-year subscription to Education about Asia
Morning snacks and lunches
Dormitory housing, meals, and partial travel stipends of up to $300 for a limited number of out-of-town participants.
|Offered to:||All States|