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MTA Summer Conference workshops by category

Looking for suggestions? We have something for everyone. Click on the links below to see workshops grouped by category.

Content

English Language Arts

#37  "I was just looking..."Navigating the Complexities of Plagiarism in the Digital Age
#52  What's Going On? Visual Thinking Strategies and the Common Core
#58  Using Journals to Motivate Reluctant Writers
#101 Goodbye Boring Book Projects! Digital Storytelling and the Common Core
#97  Playing with Communication: An Improv Theatre Workshop with a Purpose!
#114 The Art of Questioning: A Model for Helping Students Revise Stories and Become Critical Thinkers!

History/Social Sciences

#16  Choices in Little Rock: Facing History & Ourselves
#22  Field Trip to Nearby Attractions: Artistic, Historic and Scenic
#26  Creating a Multicultural, Integrated Social Studies Classroom with Diverse Learners in Middle School
#32  Reading & Writing About the Holocaust & Human Behavior (Facing History & Ourselves)
#43  Quabbin: A History and Explorers Guide
#52  What's Going On? Visual Thinking Strategies and the Common Core
#73  Indian Wars in New England: Pequot War, King Philip's War, and French and Indian War
#86  "The Skin that We Speak": Exploring Culture and Language in the Classroom and Beyond
#90  Images of African Americans in Movies
#102 Bring the American Revolution to Life in Your Classroom
#106 Rescue of the Bounty: A slide presentation of Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy

Special Education

#21  Understanding Learning Disabilities through Film
#28 & #35   Strategies for Teaching Students with Language-Based Learning Disabilities
#29  Differentiating Math Instruction in an Inclusive Classroom

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

#11  Teaching Science and Math with an Interactive Data Sharing and Visualization Platform
#24  Crash Course in Creativity on the iPad
#23  Improve your Understanding of DNA and Protein Concepts with LEGO® Molecules!
#27  Inspired by Nature: Connecting Engineering and Biomimicry
#29  Differentiating Math Instruction in an Inclusive Classroom
#44  Teaching with MIT's App Inventor and a Brief Overview of K-12 CS Standards
#80  Cloud Based Collaboration with Google Apps
#84 & #100  Playful Learning: Games for Deeper Learning in K-12
#99  Elementary Science Teaching Strategies & Using Zoo New England to Enhance Your Science Lessons

Visual and Performing Arts

#52  What's Going On? Visual Thinking Strategies and the Common Core
#54  Tune in Students: Using Music In All Subjects/Levels (even Common Core) to Enhance Learning
#82  Tune In Students: Slide Into Music Integration for Fun, Enhanced Learning & Common Core Connections
#97  Playing with Communication: An Improv Theatre Workshop with a Purpose!
#98  Tune in Students:  New Words for Old Songs Help Teachers Teach & Students Learn Fun With Common Core

Methods

Classroom Management

#19  Bullying and Cyberbullying Train-the-Trainer Certification Course
#31  What They Did Not Teach You in the School of Education
#33  Smart Moves! Intro to Neuro-Developmental Movement for Classroom Teachers
#51  Practical Strategies to Help Differentiate Instruction in Any Subject
#67  Developing Social Emotional Awareness in All Teachers
#65  Classroom Management for Paraprofessionals
#80  Cloud Based Collaboration with Google Apps

Teaching & Learning

#20  MTA UnConference
#24  Crash Course in Creativity on the iPad
#40 & #61  Student Learning in the Educator Evaluation Framework
#45  EdTalks 2014
#49  Differentiated Instruction for Paraprofessionals
#50  Math Strategies for Paraprofessionals
#51  Practical Strategies to Help Differentiate Instruction in Any Subject
#52  What's Going On?: Visual Thinking Strategies and the Common Core
#54  Tune In Students: Using Music In All Subjects/Levels (even Common Core) to Enhance Learning
#82  Tune In Students: Slide Into Music Integration for Fun, Enhanced Learning & Common Core Connections
#98  Tune in Students:  New Words for Old Songs Help Teachers Teach & Students Learn Fun With Common Core
#95  Two Teachers in the Room
#111 Engaging Students with Rhythm Games in the Classroom
#112 Teacher Leadership Initiative:  Developing Leaders to Advance a Student-Centered, Association-Led Agenda

Education Policy

Education Policy

#6  Listening To Teachers: The Very First Part of Building a Movement to Take Back Education
#8  Education Policy Track
#36  Advocating for Members in Trouble Under the New Educator Evaluation Regulations
#40 & # 61  Student Learning in the Educator Evaluation Framework
#62  Regulatory Workshop: Licensure Obligations
#63  Understanding Workplace Bullying
#69  Regulatory Workshop: Professional License Renewal and RETELL
#87  Safe Schools & Campuses Summits Planning Session
#93  School Crisis Planning
#94  Higher Education Issues Workshop
#88 Understanding the Chapter 70 Formula
#112 Teacher Leadership Initiative: Developing Leaders to Advance a Student-Centered, Association-Led Agenda
 

Local Association Effectiveness

Local Association Effectiveness

#1  Emerging Leaders - The Organizing Apprentice Grant Program
#2  New Member Program
#3  New Presidents Academy
#5  New Presidents II: A Sequel to New Presidents Academy 2014
#6  Listening To Teachers: The Very First Part of Building a Movement to Take Back Education
#7  Collective Bargaining School I
#9  Union School
#10  Collective Bargaining School II
#8  Education Policy Track
#12  Full Capacity Local Planning Seminar
#13  Writing, Presenting, and Organizing Support For Grievances
#18  Managing Difficult Conversations
#36  Advocating for Members in Trouble Under the New Educator Evaluation Regulations
#39  Building & Maintaining a Strong Financial Operation in Your Local Association
#40  Student Learning in the Educator Evaluation Framework
#57  Local Association Membership Processing
#59  Membership Database Training & Other Practical Tools for Treasurers
#79  Local Legal & Tax Issues
#89  Ask the Financial Experts
#94  Higher Education Issues Workshop
#96  MTA Communications Open Office Hours
#105  Association Bylaws
#115 Unwrapping the Mystery of Parliamentary Procedure: Indispensable Knowledge and Skills
#113  Managing Public  Meetings

Diversity & Cultural Awareness

Diversity & Cultural Awareness

#16   Choices in Little Rock: Facing History & Ourselves
#38  From Vinyl to Soundclouds: Understanding the Generational Shift in our Union & Workplace
#86  "The Skin that We Speak": Exploring Culture and Language in the Classroom and Beyond
#90  Images of African Americans in Movies
#107 Walking the Talk: Classroom Strategies for Addressing LGBTQ Bias

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

#42  Zumba Across the Curriculum
#46 & #76 Morning Yoga
#67  Developing Social Emotional Awareness in All Teachers
#63  Understanding Workplace Bullying
#72  Zumba Toning-Canned Food Drive
#110  Balance Before Burnout: Make a Plan to Beat Stress

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