ST. LOUIS PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
Workshops are listed on the registration form and the online registration page in the following order. Mark the workshops you wish to attend. Click here to download a pdf of the registration form which can be faxed or mailed to ATE. Click here to go to the online registration page. You do not have to register for ATE's Annual Meeting in order to attend the pre-conference workshops. On the online registration page, "member" is the default selection. If you want to register for one or more workshops only, scroll down and click on "Clear Payment Selections."
Friday and Saturday Workshops at the 2014 Association of Teacher Educators (ATE) Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Friday, February 14, 2014, and Saturday, February 15, 2014
All-Day Workshops ($90)
1. Kagan Structures for Cooperative Learning & Active Engagement (Saturday, February 15, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.)
Engage students and raise test scores with Kagan's teacher-friendly Cooperative Learning Structures. You will experience cutting edge teaching structures to create classroom success now and forever! In addition, you will learn management tips, how to form effective teams, strategies for creating a cooperative class through teambuilding and classbuilding, and why cooperative learning produces gains and group work often fails. Finally, a class that has practical, hands-on ideas grounded in sound research and theory..
Half-Day Workshops ($50)
2. What is the Teacher Performance Assessment and what does it reveal about candidates' readiness to teach? (Friday, February 14, 1:00-4:00 p.m.)
Participants will learn about the architecture of the TPA, what gets measured and how candidates demonstrate what they have learned about their students' learning and their teaching practice. Presenters will engage participants in analyzing how the TPA contributes to a multiple measures assessment system, how its results can inform program renewal, as well as ways to maintain program mission and values. Lessons learned from the national field test with nearly 9000 candidate from over 180 campuses will be presented and discussed.
3. NBPTS Workshop (Friday, February 14, 1:00-4:00 p.m.)
Information for this workshop on preparing teacher candidates for NBPTS Board Certification to come.
4. Explore the Latest and the Greatest Technology Tools to Enrich your 21st Century Classroom (Friday, February 14, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon)
Come and explore a vast number of great 21st century technology tools that have great application to your face-to-face or online classes. Tools will include creating QR code and QR code readers, Google Hangouts, Social Bookmarking ones’ favorite websites using Diigo, creating on-line exams or survey questionnaires using Google Drive Forms, how to download YouTube movies off the web, digital bulletin boards, stored archives of technology information, and updates on skills and or websites for your personal iPads.
Presenters: David McCarthy, University of Minnesota-Duluth, and Stephanie Pepper, Arkansas Tech University
5. Accreditation, Assessment and Accountability in Educator Preparation (Saturday, February 15, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon)
Join CAEP staff for an overview of the latest development in the Council on Accreditation for Educator Preparation (CAEP), as well as an in-depth discussion of current accreditation pathways and program review options. Examples of institutional strategies and promising practices leading to national accreditation and program recognition will be shared and discussed.
6. Common Core/PARCC Workshop (Saturday, February 15, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon)
Information on this workshop to come.