Online, in-person, and blended opportunities this summer!
... should include time for rest and relaxation, especially after the year we've had. That's why we've crafted professional learning options in online, blended, and in-person formats to fit your schedule.
See what MCIU has planned for this summer - new offerings are always being added! Stay up to date with new events on the MCIU Learning Network.
Book clubs engage readers in a wide range of texts that allow for divergent thinking and learning from the perspective of others. Book clubs build community and deepen reading comprehension through discourse and writing. In this workshop, participants will dive into planning and implementing book clubs using culturally responsive texts and teaching strategies in the intermediate and secondary classrooms.
How can launching the year with independent reading build a collaborative community of learners? With over a year of unprecedented learning, participants will learn how to plan a unit of study around independent reading in order to support students in gaining back their stamina, fluency, and joy of reading and writing.
Trevor shares how educators can design and shape learning experiences to make deeper connections with students, have a more memorable classroom, and transform their students' lives. Using the power of storytelling, brain science, and the principles of Project Based Learning, teachers can achieve real student engagement, and in return, learning that is permanent and unforgettable. When students are empowered to solve authentic problems and teachers become designers of meaningful learning experiences, school becomes a place where everyone can thrive.
Epic Project Based Learning (PBL) at its core is about making learning- content and skills- authentic. PBL adds authenticity and real world challenges to the work students accomplish, and in the process making learning more engaging and memorable. This workshop gives concrete methods, practices, and resources to create a standards-based, skills and content rich classroom in an innovative project based learning model.
Summer 2021 Advanced Placement Summer Institutes are here!
These four day, College Board approved, Advanced Placement Institutes are designed to meet the needs of both new and experienced Advanced Placement teachers. The instructors are both College Board trained and approved. During this APSI, the most current and available information relative to course curriculum and the exam will be communicated as permitted by the College Board. Courses may be taken for 3 graduate level credits (awarded through Immaculata University), non-credit, or Pennsylvania Act 48 hours. Details below: