FW: HGSE Summer 2005 Professional Development Programs

From: David Preiss (davidpreiss@puc.cl)
Date: Wed Apr 06 2005 - 06:47:41 PDT

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Subject: HGSE Summer 2005 Professional Development Programs

There are a number of exciting professional development opportunities
for K-12 educators being offered this summer by the Harvard Graduate
School of Education (HGSE). We hope you or one of your colleagues will
join us for one of our programs experiences that offer a rare
opportunity to focus on critical issues in the company of talented
colleagues and leading researchers.

Making Learning Visible: Understanding, Documenting, and Supporting
Individual and Group Learning August 1-3, 2005 PLEASE NOTE NEW DATES!

This hands-on institute is designed for pre-K to high school educators
who want to explore the power of the group as a learning environment.
Participants will learn ways for making classrooms and schools more
effective places of learning, notably through the use of documentation
as a way to see how and what children are learning individually and in
groups. Registration is now open at

Educating for Democracy Institute: Building Civic Competence July 17-18,

This intensive, two-day institute explores the latest research, current
issues, and best practices in social studies instruction. Participants
will utilize research-based models and online tools to improve their own
planning, teaching, learning, and assessing. Working with Harvard
faculty and other educators, participants will explore the Teaching for
Understanding Framework and its powerful impact on improving student
understanding. The institute is sponsored by WIDE World Professional
Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, with support
from the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS).

Project Zero Classroom
July 20-26, 2005

This special 10-year anniversary institute of The Project Zero Classroom
focuses on developing the knowledge and leadership skills necessary to
build school and district-level capacity for instructional and
organizational improvement.During this valuable one-week experience,
Harvard's Project Zero team will work with educators to help them
reshape classroom practices to enhance student learning. The week
focuses on Teaching for Understanding, Multiple Intelligences, Critical
and Creative Thinking, Assessment as Learning, and Learning In and
Through the Arts. Leading Harvard researchers including Howard Gardner,
David Perkins, and Steve Seidel will facilitate lively and interactive

You or a colleague can register online at
http://www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe. Please call 1-800-545-1849 if you have
any questions. We hope to see you or a colleague at Harvard this summer
for one of these informative and engaging programs!

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