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Last Updated: 06/24/2016 Friends University Graduate Workshops Highlights for Summer Ignite! Teacher Education - Graduate Workshops - Master of Education in Teaching and Learning - Fundamental Learning
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Last Updated: 06/24/2016 Friends University Graduate Workshops Highlights for Summer Ignite! Teacher Education - Graduate Workshops - Master of Education in Teaching and Learning - Fundamental Learning Center Opportunity to earn up to 3 credit hours within a week, plus an additional 3 credit hours with a follow-up workshop, all within the Summer term Many workshops are offered for a variety of topics, at multiple locations, with delivery options including on-ground, blended, and online Graduate students may select workshops, with advisor consent, for elective options as part of the Master of Education in Teaching and Learning (M.Ed) program Specialized workshops introducing educators to research-based knowledge of language instruction, including dyslexia, and fine-tune teaching skills Teacher Education The mission of the 2016 Ignite at Friends University is to improve the effectiveness of teachers through a variety of encouraging workshops designed to Featuring keynote speaker Davis Laughlin Laughlin is a motivational speaker, in-service presenter, author, national teacher finalist, coach, lay pastor and adjunct instructor. June a.m. to 5 p.m. 2 friends.edu/edworkshops Ignite! Summer 2016 Enrollment Ends: 6/13/2016 Dates: 6/13/2016-6/16/2016 (8:00 am-5:00 pm) Grade Levels: ALL Location: Friends University Wichita Campus, Alumni Auditorium Tuition: $150 per credit hour 2100 W. University Ave. Wichita, KS is the ultimate goal Teacher of this newly Education offered conference for teachers. Motivated instructors have created a variety of encouraging topics and sessions to restore passion for teaching and education, energize attitudes, provide an atmosphere of sharing, and introduce strategies and best practices to be used in the classroom. Come for a time of renewal and recharging! Let us re-kindle that spark for powerful teaching that comes from within! A good teacher is like a candle it consumes itself to light the way for others. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Educators may earn 1, 2, or 3 graduate credits based upon attendance and registration. An additional 3 credits may be earned through a follow-up workshop to be announced at the conference. Individuals in attendance may audit, if desired, receiving gained information of the conference without completion of the outside homework assignment or earned graduate credits. Students are required Renew. to access Recharge. their Friends University Re-energize. account for all correspondence and assignments. Need assistance? The mission Contact of the 2016 Help Ignite Desk at at Friends during University business is to hours improve the For course information, effectiveness contact Lisa of teachers Lajoie-Smith through at a variety of encouraging workshops or Angela designed Knapp to at Choose only one option: CRN: Course #: EDUC Credits: 1 Dates: 6/13/2016-6/14/2016 Tuition: $150 CRN: Course #: EDUC Credits: 2 Dates: 6/13/2016-6/15/2016 Tuition: $300 CRN: Course #: EDUC Credits: 3 Dates: 6/13/2016-6/16/2016 Tuition: $450 Featuring keynote speaker Davis Laughlin Laughlin is a motivational speaker, in-service presenter, author, national teacher Ignite! 2016 Extended Enrollment Ends: 6/22/2016 finalist, coach, lay pastor and adjunct instructor. CRN: Course #: EDUC Credits: 3 Delivery: Blended Dates: 6/27/2016 (9:00 am-4:30 pm)-7/25/2016 Grade Levels: ALL Location: Friends University Wichita Campus, BTB Lab 2 & Lab 3 Tuition: $ W. University Ave. Wichita, KS ALMOST FULL! Let s keep the fire going! Participants will have the opportunity to build upon the information that was June shared at the Ignite! 8 Summer a.m. to p.m. Teacher Education. We will have time to collaborate with our peers as well as time for researching and developing projects and materials to use within our classroom settings. This course is a blended class; participants will meet on-site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Enrollment closes prior to start date to allow time to establish Moodle accounts. For course information, contact Lisa Lajoie-Smith at or Angela Knapp at Pre-Requisite(s): Individuals enrolled must have successfully completed requirements for either the 1, 2, or 3 credit option for Ignite! Summer Registration 2016 Teacher opens Education March 13, Students are required to access Friends University account for all correspondence. For assistance, contact Help Desk at during business hours. *Enrollments occuring after *Payment the start should date be made must simultaneously be entered as to current prevent date possible with holds a blank on your end account. date. friends.edu/edworkshops 3 Title: Research Based Strategies for Classroom and Behavior Management with Kurt Brown Enrollment Ends: 5/30/2016 CRN: Course #: EDUC Instructor: Valerie Brown-Kuchera Dates: 5/20/2016 (8:30 am-3:30 pm) Credits: 1 Grade Levels: ALL Location: NKESC Delivery: On-Ground Tuition: $ W. 2nd St. Oakley, KS Teacher Education Instructor Fee: N/A This workshop will provide teachers with a variety of strategies for handling problem behaviors in the classroom. Strategies are based on Randy Sprick s CHAMPS program and his Teacher s Encyclopedia of Behavior Management. Teachers will learn how to: improve classroom behavior (on-task, work completion, cooperation), establish clear classroom behavior expectations with logical and fair responses to misbehavior, motivate students to put forth their best efforts (perseverance, pride in work), reduce misbehavior (disruptions, disrespect, noncompliance), increase academic engagement, resulting in improved test scores, spend less time disciplining students and more time teaching them, teach students to behave respectfully and to value diversity, thereby reducing cultural differences that may manifest as misbehavior, feel empowered and happy to be in the classroom, develop a common language about behaviors Renew. among Recharge. all staff, create Re-energize. a plan for orienting and supporting new staff, and reduce staff burnout. The This mission workshop of the will 2016 meet Ignite at Northwest Kansas at Friends Educational University Service is to improve Center, 703 the West 2nd Street, Oakley, effectiveness KS of teachers through a variety of encouraging workshops designed to For course information, restore contact passion, Valerie energize at attitudes and share ideas, strategies and best practices. Featuring keynote speaker Davis Laughlin Title: Taking a Closer Laughlin Look at is Close a motivational Reading speaker, in-service presenter, author, Enrollment national Ends: teacher 6/1/2016 CRN: Course finalist, coach, #: LART lay pastor and adjunct Instructor: instructor. Cheryl Germann Dates: 6/1/2016-6/2/2016 (9:00 am-4:30 pm) Credits: 1 Grade Levels: 4-12 Location: Friends University, BTB 221 Delivery: On-Ground Tuition: $ W. University Ave. Wichita, KS Instructor Fee: N/A Close reading. It seems to be the common core buzz word. But what is it, really? Where did it come from? How can I implement it in my curriculum? And how on Earth do I get my students to actually do it? This workshop will June not only help you answer 8 a.m. these to 5 questions, p.m. but will also provide you with strategies and lessons you can Registrants implement may immediately earn 1-3 credits to effectively in 2-4 days, facilitate with close the option reading of earning your classroom. an Bring at least two pieces additional of each 3 credits fiction, for non-fiction, extended and learning poetry through that you a one currently day blended use (or workshop would like to use in the future) and attendance, develop lessons following that the effectively Ignite conference. utilize close reading to aid in the achievement of many different common core standards and foster student thinking and learning. Be sure to bring your ELA standards too! For course information, contact Cheryl at Book: Optional- Deeper Reading by Kelly Gallagher, (ISBN: ) 4 friends.edu/edworkshops Title: Making The Grade... With Effective Grading Practices Enrollment Ends: 5/27/2016 CRN: Course #: EDUC Instructor: Lori Gunzelman Dates: 6/1/2016 (9:00 am-4:30 pm)-6/19/2016 Credits: 2 Grade Levels: ALL Location: Friends University, BTB Lab 7 Delivery: Blended Tuition: $ W. University Ave. Wichita, KS Instructor Fee: N/A What should a grade represent? What does research Teacher say Education about effective grading practices? How can teachers and schools implement suggested practices to better report student learning? Grading is one of the most complex components in the classroom, yet is often overlooked. There is no simple solution that will work in every setting, but effective practice suggestions can be used to guide teachers and schools in developing grading policies. This course is a blended class; participants will meet on site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Additional computer requirements may be found at: In this blended class, participants and facilitator will collaborate to study effective grading practices through research and discussion. Day one (on campus) will begin with discussions and activities about what a grade should and shouldn t represent, the subjective nature of grading, and looking at effective practice suggestions. Participants will then continue their learning with online activities Renew. (off campus) Recharge. that include flexibility Re-energize. to tailor their experiences to their individual settings. Participants The need mission to bring of the earphones 2016 Ignite for day one (on at campus) Friends and University have internet is to improve access the for the remainder of online course effectiveness requirements. of teachers Enrollment through a closes variety prior of encouraging to start date workshops to allow time designed to establish to Moodle accounts. For course information, contact Lori at Supplies: Earphones Pre-Requisite(s): Students are required to access Friends University account for all correspondence. For Featuring assistance, contact keynote Help Desk speaker at Davis Laughlin during business hours. Laughlin is a motivational speaker, in-service presenter, author, national teacher finalist, coach, lay pastor and adjunct instructor. Title: Projects with Apps Enrollment Ends: 5/27/2016 CRN: Course #: EDUC Instructor: Patricia Jordan Dates: 6/1/2016-6/21/2016 Credits: 1 Grade Levels: ALL Location: Online Delivery: Online Tuition: $180 Instructor Fee: N/A Now that you have apps, June how are you going 8 a.m. to make to 5 the p.m. most of their use in the classroom? We will explore examples of Registrants how apps have may earn helped 1-3 teachers credits in teach, 2-4 days, monitor, with the evaluate, option and of earning give old an assignments and projects a new twist. additional Join us 3 credits to spark for your extended creativity learning for using through apps a in one your day classroom. blended workshop This course is an online class; participants attendance, will following complete the the Ignite work conference. using Moodle. Additional computer requirements may be found at Enrollment closes prior to start date to allow time to establish Moodle accounts. For course information, contact Patricia at Pre-Requisite(s): Students are required to access Friends University account for all correspondence. For assistance, contact Help Desk at during business hours. *Enrollments occuring after *Payment the start should date be made must simultaneously be entered as to current prevent date possible with holds a blank on your end account. date. friends.edu/edworkshops 5 Title: Going Social in the Classroom Enrollment Ends: 5/27/2016 CRN: Course #: ITEC Instructor: Rachel Nally Dates: 6/1/2016 (9:00 am-4:30 pm)-6/29/2016 Credits: 2 Grade Levels: ALL Location: Friends University, BTB Lab 8 Delivery: Blended Tuition: $ W. University Ave. Wichita, KS Instructor Fee: N/A ALMOST FULL! Your wall flower days are over! It s Teacher time to Education become a social butterfly! This workshop provides a hands-on experience with social media and social networking via a classroom context. We will look at emerging forms of social media such as Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. You will leave this workshop with the ability to integrate social media in the classroom. Discover why our students are early adapters, frequent users, and overall lovers of social media. This course is a blended class; participants will meet on site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Additional computer requirements may be found at: Students must have access to some type of mobile device for pictures, postings, etc. A cell phone, ipad, or tablet is recommended. Enrollment closes prior to start date to allow time to establish Moodle accounts. For course information, contact Rachel at The mission of the 2016 Ignite at Friends University is to improve the effectiveness of teachers through a variety of encouraging workshops designed to Pre-Requisite(s): Students restore are passion, required energize to access attitudes Friends and University share ideas, strategies account and for all best practices. correspondence. For assistance, contact Help Desk at during business hours. Title: Thrive in Education Enrollment Ends: 5/27/2016 CRN: Course #: EDUC Instructor: Amber Carithers Dates: 6/1/2016-6/29/2016 Featuring keynote speaker Credits: Davis 1 Laughlin Grade Levels: ALL Location: Online Laughlin is a motivational speaker, Delivery: in-service Online presenter, author, national teacher Tuition: $180 finalist, coach, lay pastor and adjunct instructor. Instructor Fee: N/A Daunting, frightening, fun, stressful, exhilarating, the first few years of teaching are packed full of emotions and experiences. This workshop is to help new teachers learn to do more than survive the first years of teaching - but instead thrive! This workshop is also created to inspire veterans to go back to the root of why they started teaching, and rekindle their passion with education. This course is an online class; participants will complete the work using Moodle. Computer requirements may be found at: June Enrollment 8 a.m. closes to prior 5 p.m. to start date to allow time to establish Moodle accounts. For course information, additional contact 3 Amber credits at for extended learning through a one day blended workshop Pre-Requisite(s): Participants should have a working knowledge of computer usage, as well as a Pinterest account. Access to social media is needed. Students are required to access Friends University account for all correspondence. Registration For assistance, opens contact March Help Desk 13, at during business hours. 6 friends.edu/edworkshops Title: Tips, Tricks, & Techniques for Using Microsoft Word Enrollment Ends: 5/31/2016 CRN: Course #: ITEC Instructor: Rachel Nally Dates: 6/2/2016 (9:00 am-4:30 pm)-6/30/2016 Credits: 2 Grade Levels: ALL Location: Friends University, BTB Lab 8 Delivery: Blended Tuition: $ W. University Ave. Wichita, KS Instructor Fee: N/A WORKSHOP FULL! Did you know there are many Teacher shortcuts Education that can decrease your work time? Are you using Microsoft Word as efficiently as possible? This workshop could be for you, even if you are a regular user. Learn basics and features you never knew how to use including format painter, text boxes, find and replace, recoloring pictures, etc. This workshop is appropriate for all grade levels. This course will use Moodle to retrieve and submit assignments. This course is a blended class; participants will meet on site one time and work the remainder of the time using Moodle. Additional computer requirements may be found at: Students must have access to the Internet and Microsoft Word. Enrollment closes prior to start date to allow time to establish Moodle accounts. For course information, contact Rachel at The mission of the 2016 Ignite at Friends University is to improve the Pre-Requisite(s): Students effectiveness are required of teachers to access through Friends a variety University of encouraging account workshops for all designed to correspondence. For restore assistance, passion, contact energize Help attitudes Desk and share ideas, during strategies business and best hours. practices. Title: Ceramic Face Jugs, Maracas, and More Enrollment Ends: 6/6/2016 CRN: Course #: ART Instructor: Shawny Montgomery Dates: 6/6/2016-6/7/2016 (9:00 am-4:30 pm) Credits: 1 Grade Levels: ALL Location: Friends University, Featuring ART 116 keynote speaker Delivery: Davis On-Ground Laughlin Tuition: $ W. University Laughlin Ave. is a motivational Wichita, KS speaker, in-service presenter, author, national Instructor teacher Fee: N/A In this hands-on workshop, finalist, participants coach, lay pastor will develop and adjunct a variety instructor. if hand-built ceramic projects based on the National Art Standards. The lessons can be used alone or be incorporated into interrelated areas incorporating common core standards. Participants will learn about Face Jugs of the South and create their own personalized face jug, as well as handmade maracas and other hand-built ceramic projects. A $20 materials fee payable to the instructor is due on the first day of class. Items to bring to class include ceramics tools (if you have supplies) and one empty two liter bottle. For course information, June contact Shawny 8 at a.m. to 5 p.m. Materials Fee: $20 due additional to the instructor 3 credits for on extended the first day learning of the through workshop. a one day blended workshop Supplies: ceramics tools (if you have supplies) and one empty two liter bottle friends.edu/edworkshops 7 Title: The Edible Classroom Enrollment Ends: 6/6/2016 CRN: Course #: EDUC Instructor: Heather Seachris Dates: 6/6/2016-6/7/2016 (9:00 am-4:30 pm) Credits: 1 Grade Levels: ALL Location: Friends University, DAV 114 Delivery: On-Ground Tuition: $ W. University Ave. Wichita, KS Instructor Fee: N/A Let s get cooking in the classroom! Turn up the heat Teacher on your Education lessons and learn to use food as a tool to both stimulate and engage your learners. This workshop will show you ways to incorporate edible materials into lessons you already teach! Your students are sure to be excited to learn when they see what s new in your tasty teaching tool belt! This workshop is for all disciplines and all levels of educators! For course information, contact Heather at Materials Fee: $5 Title: Survival Kit- Chapter The mission 1 of the 2016 Ignite at Friends University Enrollment is to improve Ends: 6/6/2016 the CRN: Course effectiveness #: EDUC of teachers through a Instructors: variety of encouraging Marcia Dillon workshops & Denise designed Gerhart to Dates: 6/6/2016-6/7/2016 restore (9:00 passion, am-4:30 energize pm) attitudes Credits: and share 1 ideas, strategies and best Grade practices. Levels: ALL Location: Friends University, DAV 111 Delivery: On-Ground Tuition: $ W. University Ave. Wichita, KS Instructor Fee: N/A WORKSHOP FULL! Back by popular demand! The emphasis of this workshop is the well-being of the teacher. It offers ideas and techniques for supporting the teacher s diverse professional roles and daily responsibilities, as well as affirming the human being who is doing the teaching. It encompasses four overlapping goals: recognizing Featuring known keynote and unknown speaker hazardous Davis or risky Laughlin situations and identifying realistic options; incorporating Laughlin modifications is a motivational in the home speaker, and workplace in-service presenter, that facilitate author, well-being; national teacher appreciating and identifying the healing finalist, strengths coach, lay of pastor the body and adjunct and the instructor. soul; managing internal, external, and circumstantial stressors effectively. In order to thrive, we must first survive. Dress comfortably to allow for light movement. For course information, contact Marcia at June a.m. to 5 p.m. 8 friends.edu/edworkshops Title: 50 Ways to Motivate Yoursel
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