Traditional Track

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2021 Aspiring Educators Summit (AES)

Saturday, November 20, 2021 8:00am to 2:15pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional On behalf of the Watson Student Leaders Honorary Program and Watson College of Education Advising at UNC Wilmington, we would like to invite you to attend the 2021 Aspiring Educators Summit (AES). The AES 2021 is a full-day virtual conference for future teachers. This year's conference, taking place on Saturday, November 20th from 9:00 - 3:15 EST, is themed Global Citizenship. Our goal is to shed light on the importance of understanding one’s…
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Commitment to Internationalization Lecture Series: Dr. Jewell Green Winn

Thursday, November 18, 2021 2:30pm
Virtual
Dr. Jewell Green Winn is the eighth speaker in the Commitment to Internationalization lecture series, continuing our conversation about the UI's vision and strategic themes for campus internationalization. Her talk, "Where I Come From: Leading Campus Internationalization Without Walls," will be on November 18, 2021, at 2:30 p.m., in room 1117 of the University Capitol Centre. This lecture will also be made available via Zoom. Register to attend via Zoom at https://bit.ly/2ZQBURj The COVID-19…

Webinar 2: Self-Reflection and Culturally Responsive/Inclusive Social-Emotional Behavioral Health

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenters: Natalie Walrond and Saroja Warner This session will guide participants in their understanding of their own identity, and how personal identity shows up, or doesn’t show up in their teaching. We will discuss why it’s essential to examine one’s own identity when working to achieve equitable social-emotional learning practices. Time will be dedicated for…

Pura Vida: Costa Rica, Culture, Education, Environment Spring Break Study Abroad Information Session

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional Click to access the Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop. Learn about a spring break study abroad opportunity to the land of Pura Vida – the pure life – Costa Rica. Drs. Ted Neal, Science Education, and Stratis Giannakouros, Sustainability Studies, will lead students on a study tour of this beautiful country and culture. This course will focus on sustainability studies, education, and the ecosystems that make up this delicate, yet powerful…

Episode 3: American Narratives - Closing Keynote

Monday, November 15, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional Presenters: Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University and author of the best-selling book, Cultivating Genius: An Equity Model for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy, Julia Torres, veteran language arts teacher and librarian in Denver Public schools, and Crystal Montiero, PBS Digital Innovator All-Star and educator for East Providence School District. About the Series: Using…

Episode 2: American Narratives - Spotlight on Muhammad Ali

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual
About the Series: Using digital tools available from PBS LearningMedia, and perspectives from leading scholars, this Virtual Professional Learning Series will explore how to rethink and disrupt many of the false historical narratives that are frequently taught. We will explore media literacy techniques to help teach more accurate, complete histories: how to use media-rich resources to scaffold existing curriculum; how to help students better evaluate the impact of  complicated historical…

Taking Charge of Your Financial Future

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, GT Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenters: Natalie Garner, Senior Attorney; Paul Mensheha, Regulatory Counsel The Chicago Regional Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is engaged in an investor education program for future teachers and school staff that may have opportunity to invest in 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans.  The education workshop provides important information on what…

Internationalizing the Curriculum featuring Dr. Dawn Michelle Whitehead

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Virtual
Dr. Whitehead will address the historical trends associated with internationalization in education colleges and looks at integrating global learning with an emphasis on thematic local and international experiences that can transform educational learning opportunities for our students. Whitehead will discuss frameworks for engaging in internationalization and will provide curricular examples to get faculty and students alike thinking about ways they might internationalize their curricular and co…

Episode 1: American Narratives - Spotlight on Ernest Hemingway

Monday, November 8, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual
Presenters: We will be joined by Marc Dudley, Professor of English and Africana Studies at North Carolina State University, with specializations in 20th Century American and African American literature(s), Lorena German, cofounder of the groups #DisruptTexts and Multicultural Classroom, director of pedagogy at EduColor and Chair of NCTE's Committee Against Racism and Bias in the Teaching of English, and Crystal Monteiro, PBS Digital Innovator All-Star and educator for East Providence School…

Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Track

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Webinar 2: Self-Reflection and Culturally Responsive/Inclusive Social-Emotional Behavioral Health

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: Traditional, SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenters: Natalie Walrond and Saroja Warner This session will guide participants in their understanding of their own identity, and how personal identity shows up, or doesn’t show up in their teaching. We will discuss why it’s essential to examine one’s own identity when working to achieve equitable social-emotional learning practices. Time will be dedicated for…

English Language (EL) Track

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TLC/EL Certificate Track - Workshop 2

Thursday, November 11, 2021 5:00pm to 7:15pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: EL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop.  Presenter: Lia Plakans, Professor Workshop 2 (in person): Engaging ELs in interaction Oral proficiency; Interaction; ELs in discussions; Structured pairing; Midpoint review of Certificate program.  This workshop is ONLY for TEP students enrolled in the TLC/EL Certificate. 

UI REACH Track

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Gifted and Talented (GT) Track

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