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  • 4-H Science Blast in the Class! Teacher's Guide

    Description:

    This curriculum includes a variety of hands-on lesson plans, including experiments for first grade through high school. Lessons are grouped by grade level within content areas. Materials can be used in a variety of formal and informal environments.

  • American Voices Online Collection

    Location:

    Please click on the Website below.

    Description:

    American Voices is an online collection of late 19th and 20th century recordings, images, and text that span the vista of American politics and culture. This collection is derived from the collections of libraries, archives, and other sources across the country. Galleries are browsable by person, topic, and year.

  • Confucius Institute Services for Educators and School Districts

    Location:

    Confucius Institute is located at 230 Erickson Hall, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

     

    Description:

    The Confucius Institute at Michigan State University consults with and assists schools and other organizations to develop customized Chinese language and cultural learning programs. CI-MSU also helps schools and school districts recruit qualified Chinese teachers and provides instructional materials, on-going professional development, and on-site support.

  • Connected Mathematics Leadership, Coaching, and Mentoring Workshop (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 19 - 23, 2017

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    This five-day workshop allows CMP teachers, coaches, and administrators to discuss strategies for a successful implementation of CMP, the Common Core State Standards, and the Standards for Mathematical Practices beyond the recommended initial Unit training. A special carnival using games from the CMP curriculum, complete with food and prizes, will occur mid-week.

  • Connected Mathematics Project and Curriculum

    Description:

    The Connected Mathematics Project (CMP) is a complete mathematics curriculum for middle school teachers and students. It helps students and teachers develop an understanding of important mathematical concepts, skills, procedures, and ways of thinking and reasoning, in number, geometry, measurement, algebra, probability and statistics. CMP is based on research, and was field-tested in diverse sites across the country with approximately 45,000 students and 390 teachers. A growing body of research and evaluation reports indicates that CMP outperforms non-CMP curricula on tests of problem-solving ability, equals or outperforms non-CMP curricula on skills tests, and promotes long term retention.

  • Digging Deeper Into Connected Mathematics Project Workshop (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 19 - 23, 2017

    Location:

    Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    Digging Deeper into CMP is a five-day workshop that allows CMP teachers, coaches, and administrators to have cross-grade discussions to analyze CMP more deeply.  Participants will look across grades 6, 7, and 8 to understand the underpinning mathematical ideas in the Algebra strand and how functions play a key role in the development of ideas.  A special carnival using games from the CMP curriculum, complete with food and prizes, will occur mid-week.

  • Foreign Language Writing Resource Bibliography

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Language Education And Research (CLEAR) offers a bibliography of resources for the teaching of foreign language writing on their website. The target audience for this bibliography is foreign language teachers who are interested in expanding pedagogical techniques for teaching foreign language writing and researchers wanting to find empirical research on specific topics.

  • Global Engagement Speaker Series (Fall 2016; Spring 2017)

    Dates:

    • October 20, 2016: Rajesh Tandon
    • November 9, 2016: Budd Hall
    • February 15, 2017: Shawn Wilson
    • March 15, 2017: Catherine Odora Hoppers

    Location:

    Kellogg Center and International Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824

    Description:

    MSU's National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement (NCSUE) offers a global speaker series with four invited international speakers, around the topic of global engagement.  

  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning (Focus on Working with Adult Learners)

    Location:

    All courses, with the exception of EAD 871, are administered online.

    Description:

    The Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning assists professionals in responding to the increasingly complex and diversifying social and cultural contexts for adult learners. The course offerings facilitate an overall understanding of learning in adulthood and what implications this knowledge holds for helping adults learn in postsecondary institutions, organizations, and in the broader society. To fulfill the requirements of this Graduate Certificate, students must complete a total of nine credit hours which is equivalent to three courses.  All students are required to take EAD 861: Adult Learning, leaving them the option of selecting two courses from the remaining six available.

  • K-12 Education Outreach

    Location:

    Erickson Hall, Room 253, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824

    Description:

    The MSU College of Education's K-12 Outreach Office works with schools to improve student achievement by providing programs for, and services to, public school teachers and administrators. Through funding from the University and a variety of state and federal grants, the K-12 Outreach Office is currently involved in projects that feature innovative curriculum development, international collaborations, accountability, standards and assessment, leadership development for school administrators, induction and mentoring of beginning teachers, disseminating research and best practice for teaching and professional development, and other issues identified as important to affecting Michigan's education policy and practice.

    K-12 Outreach staff work with state and national education organizations, K-higher education practitioners, legislative bodies, agencies, associations and foundations to affect education policy and practice. The mission and unifying theme of every K-12 Outreach activity is to improve student learning and increase student achievement throughout Michigan.

  • Master of Arts in Teaching and Curriculum Online Program

    Description:

    The Master of Arts in Teaching and Curriculum (MATC) is designed for beginning and experienced teachers alike, the majority of whom are teaching full time and all of whom are deeply committed to public education and teaching P-12 students. Participation in the MATC program requires a deep, dual commitment to teachers’ learning as well as to students’ learning. Our program tailors coursework to meet our students’ individual interests while focusing on the program goals of:

    • Engaging in critical inquiry
    • Developing as accomplished teachers
    • Becoming teacher leaders

    The Online MATC Program is completed entirely online and offers flexible scheduling and access to nationally distinguished faculty.

  • Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Resources

    Location:

    Online at http://create4stem.msu.edu/ngss

    Description:

    The CREATE for STEM Institute, along with other state and national partners, is pleased to provide these materials and information to educators, policy-makers and the general public in Michigan to support the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards.  Please feel free to download, use, and adapt these resources.

  • Teaching Science Outdoors: Program for Elementary Teachers (July, August 2017)

    Dates:

    • July 17-20, 2017: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
    • July 24-27, 2017: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm.
    • July 31-August 3, 2017: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Location:

    • Session 1: July 17 - 20, 2017: Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan, 49060
    • Session 2: July 24 - 27, 2017: Tollgate Farm and Education Center, 28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, MI 48377
    • Session 3: July 31 - August 3, 2017: Kellogg Biological Station, 3700 E. Gull Lake Drive, Hickory Corners, Michigan, 49060

    Description:

    Teaching Science Outdoors (TSO) brings elementary teachers to the biological station and allows them to practice science in a variety of outdoor habitats.  Next Generation Science Standards and technology (ipads, website and google docs) are incorporated throughout the experience.  Teachers develop skills to adapt existing science curriculum for the outdoor classroom, conduct active research on their own pedagogy and build a network of resources to refer back to once they return to the classroom.

    After the workshop participants will be eligible for a ecological schoolyard assessment and schoolyard improvement grants.  Participants will be invited to join monthly webinars to share their experiences with other participants and the leadership team.

  • Windows on Asia Teaching Materials

    Location:

    Online at http://www.asia.msu.edu/

    Description:

    The Windows on Asia teaching materials for K-12 teachers interested in bringing Asia into the classroom. It provides brief descriptions on important aspects of Asia in general, as well as more detailed information on each individual country in Asia. It features teaching modules and links to important web resources, many of which also contain teaching modules. Students of all ages may find this a useful starting point for their research on Asia. Windows on Asia features:

    • Country fact sheets
    • Essays on history, culture, geography, and religion
    • Teaching modules
    • Links to Asian newspapers
    • Links to quality Asia-related websites
  • Writing Curriculum Development Resource Guide

    Description:

    MSU's Department of Writing, Rhetoric and American Culture offers a comprehensive curriculum development resource guide prepared by the Service-Learning Writing Project faculty and staff entitled Writing in the Public Interest: Service-Learning and the Writing Classroom.

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