Friends University Workshops for Teachers
2820 SW Mission Woods Dr. 路 Topeka, KS 66614 T1. The Organized Teacher Instructor: Ruth Dey Dates: June 11& 12 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: EDUC 2630-30 Good organization skills help eliminate many factors that cause teachers stress both professionally and personally. When working with students, being organized diminishes distractions and increases ability to remain focused. Topics addressed are organizing rooms, paper, and life to reach every learner. You will also receive a valuable collection of reproducibles. This workshop is appropriate for all levels. T2. Finding & Using Humor in Your Life & in the Classroom Instructor: Ruth Dey Dates: June 13 & 14 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: EDUC 1024-46 Did you know that preschoolers laugh about 450 times a day and an adult only 15 times? How many times do you laugh or grin in a given day? This workshop can provide a roadmap to put more humor in your life. Using humor will help you reactivate; experience the healing power of humor and help yourself and others feel healthier and happier. This workshop is appropriate for all levels. T3. 50 Ways to Motivate Students, Others, & Yourself Instructor: Ruth Dey Dates: June 18 & 19 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: EDUC 4806-11 How do we motivate ourselves to action? How do we live a life of action and make a difference with others and our students? This course is designed to look at 50 methods of thinking that lead directly to motivation for yourself, students and those around you. This workshop is appropriate for all levels. T4. The Organized Teacher Instructor: Ruth Dey Dates: June 20 & 21 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: EDUC 2630-31 Good organization skills help eliminate many factors that cause teachers stress both professionally and personally. When working with students, being organized diminishes distractions and increases ability to remain focused. Topics addressed are organizing your room, paper, and life to reach every learner. You will also receive a valuable collection of reproducibles. This workshop is appropriate for all levels.
T5. Pairing Fact with Fiction Instructor: Sue Wine Dates: July 11 & 12 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: EDUC 5005-01 This workshop will explore some aspects of differentiated instruction by combining fact and fiction from library sources. Students grades K-5 will be able to better relate to text and take ownership of learning content. This combination of text can be fun, engaging and memorable! Teachers will also explore various evaluative techniques and analyze common core standards. This workshop is appropriate for elementary levels.
T6. 50 Ways to Motivate Students, Others, & Yourself Instructor: Ruth Dey Dates: July 23 & 24 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: EDUC 4806-14 How do we motivate ourselves to action? How do we live a life of action and make a difference with others and our students? This course is designed for teachers to look at 50 proven methods of thinking that lead directly to motivation for yourself, students and those around you. This workshop is appropriate for all levels.
T7. Basic Digital Photography for K-12 Educators Instructor: Tiffany Wiles Dates: July 25 & 26 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: ART 2258-01 Developing technology-enriched learning environments for students is one way to encourage curiosity and creativity. As teachers, we have opportunities to model and demonstrate effective use of digital resources. One easily accessed digital tool is the digital camera. Your â€œpoint and shootâ€? digital camera can do a lot more than you might realize. You will learn: essential digital camera features and options, how to transfer photos from a digital camera to a computer, and essential photographic techniques. Developing these technology skills will allow teachers to infuse technology into classroom learning opportunities for students. Please bring a flash drive and a digital camera (with the manual if you have it). This workshop is appropriate for all levels.
T8. Finding & Using Humor in Your Life & in the Classroom Instructor: Ruth Dey Dates: July 25 & 26 Time: 9:00 am-4:30 pm Credits: 1 Course #: EDUC 1024-49 Did you know that preschoolers laugh about 450 times a day and an adult only 15 times? How many times do you laugh or grin in a given day? This workshop can provide a roadmap to put more humor in your life. Using humor will help you reactivate; experience the healing power of humor and help yourself and others feel healthier and happier. This workshop is appropriate for all levels.
Denny Dey Workshops Friends University invites Denny Dey back for another learning-filled JUNE! Denny has created two workshops for teachers who desire knowledge and spirited teaching. Workshops are held at the Friends University Topeka campus location. ∞
Check or credit card to Friends University for the workshop fee: $160.00 (and) A check or credit card payment to Denny Dey for the instruction fee: $130.00. Each workshop attendee receives an assignment for grade. ∞
We cannot accept payments in advance. Payments are made at the beginning of each workshop. Pre-enroll by e-mailing email@example.com. You will then receive the syllabus for your selection(s) and confirmation. ∞ During the course, Denny will show teachers how to add 6 additional credits from his online offerings.
Motivating the Public Educator: Abraham Maslow Grade Level: ALL Credits: 2 Date: June 25 & 26 Time: 8:30-4:30 Course # EDUC 5002-04 This workshop (based on the research of Abraham Maslow) seeks to implement “purpose of endeavor” in the classroom educator. Key to the development of a more successful educational community is the individual classroom teacher and his or her sense of purpose in the scheme of things. Promoting the Positive Attitude Grade Level: ALL Credits: 2 Date: June 27 & 28 Time: 8:30-4:30 Course # EDUC 5004-04 This workshop seeks to implement regular self-evaluation and positive attitude enhancements for the classroom educator. A wide variety of proven/researched approaches will be reviewed and adapted to fit all classroom educators and certified personnel.
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Ready to be noticed? Earning a MAT degree from Friends University is designed for licensed teachers who are ready to take the next step in advancing their career. Teachers will exit the program with maximized classroom and leadership skills, thus providing you with the opportunity for job security, increased salary & benefits, and leadership positions within your district. Your students will immediately benefit from the advanced teaching skills you have acquired. This 18-month, 30credit hour program is taught by experienced, passionate faculty who are committed to your future. Most students qualify for enough financial aid to cover the entire cost of the program. Enrollment occurs in the fall and spring. For more information contact: Patty Gingrich @ 316.295.5693 or 1.800.794.6945 ext. 5693 or inquire by email @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Performance Learning Systems (PLS) For 40 years, PLS has designed quality graduate teacher-education courses that enrich educatorsâ€™ teaching and promote multi-sensory and learning-rich environments. These practical courses for skills and strategies that can be immediately applied to your classroom situation. PLS links all courses with the INTASC (Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium) standards for teachers, on which the KSDE Professional Education Standards are based. These connections are documented in each PLS syllabus. Satisfy recertification requirements while continuing your education by enrolling today in a 3 credit hour course offered by Friends University & PLS! Check the PLS Website at www.plsweb.com or phone 1.800.343.4484 for more information.
Virtual Education Software (VESi) Attention Deficit Disorder Autism & Aspergerâ€™s Disorder Behavior is Language Child Abuse: Working with Abused and Neglected Children Early Childhood: Family-Centered Services: Birth to Five Early Childhood: Program Planning Early Childhood: Observation & Assessment Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development Educational Assessment Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation Inclusion Learning Disabilities Reading Fundamentals #1-3 Talented & Gifted Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues Traumatized Children Understanding Aggression Violence in School ...and many more!!!
Friends University has partnered with Virtual Education Software (VESi) to offer graduate level credit options for K-12 educators on CD-ROM. These computer-based instruction courses are self-supporting programs that provide instruction, structured practice, and evaluation on your home or school computer. Information on installation and technical support are covered in detail in the User Guide section of your computer software. For more information on any of the workshops listed above, to view a syllabus, or to register, please visit www.virtual educ.com/friends or call 1-800-313-6744.
For additional one credit, online opportunities with Maska, visit www.workshopswithjon.com for courses & enrollment.
THE MASTER TEACHER
Interested in obtaining credits via computer-based instruction completed at your own pace? The Master Teacher offers a variety of online solutions that provide affordable, continuous professional development to your teachers and support staff. Go to: www.masterteacher.com for general information or call 1.800.669.9633 for enrollment information. Wear your pajamas to class!
2820 SW Mission Woods Dr. 路 Topeka, KS 66614
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WORKSHOP REGISTRATION INFORMATION FRIENDS UNIVERSITY All workshops are offered for graduate level credit and available to licensed educators. The workshops are recommended for renewal purposes, postgraduate, or professional enrichment. To register: Complete and detach the pre-registration form below. To pre-register by phone using a credit card, call (316) 295-5516 or 1-800-794-6945 ext. 5516. Payment must be received to hold your spot. Make checks payable to Friends University or call (316) 295-5516 to have charges made to your Visa, MasterCard or Discover Card account. To pay online, go to www.friends.edu/pay-online and click on e-market. Follow instructions under Teacher Education Workshops. List final transaction number on pre-registration form. Tuition is $145 per credit hour. No pre-registrations will be taken the first day of the workshop. All pre-registration must be completed prior to the start of the workshop. An e-mail reminder will be sent the week before the start of the workshop. No refunds will be issued beginning one week prior to the workshop start date. A $25 cancellation fee per credit will be assessed on all refunds requested. If the minimum number of participants do not enroll, the workshop will be cancelled, you will be notified and a full refund will be given. All workshops will be letter-graded. As a result, projects/assignments will be assessed. Unofficial grade sheets will be mailed out by registrar after the grades have been posted. Transcripts: To request transcripts of coursework from Friends University, please call (316) 295-5400 or 800794-6945 ext. 5400. Grades can be expected to be posted 3-5 weeks from when the registration forms are received. Mail the completed form to* Workshop Department Box E-5, Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, KS 67213. *Note: some pre-registrations and payments require different processes as outlined in the workshop description.
Questions? Just give us a call at (316) 295-5516 or 800-794-6945 ext. 5516
Friends University is a comprehensive, private university offering liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Founded in 1898, today Friends has a combined undergraduate and graduate population of more than 3,000 students. In addition to the main campus in Wichita, Friends maintains educational centers in Topeka and Lenexa and offers selected programs at other locations throughout the state of Kansas. Friends University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association, telephone (312) 263-0456, www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org. The Teacher Education Unit at Friends University is accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), 2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite500, Washington, D.C. 20036, phone: (202) 4667496. This accreditation includes the undergraduate and graduate levels of professional education programs offered at the institution. In addition, the education programs at Friends University are also approved by the Kansas State Department of Education. Friends University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this policy: EEOC/Title IX Coordinator, Friends University, 2100 W. University Ave, Wichita, KS 67213, (316) 295-5000.
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