One of the most intensive and meaningful Professional Development courses I’ve taken. This led to a paradigm shift that will have a positive effect on many!
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INSTITUTE FOR THEMATIC INSTRUCTION 2017:
The Hanahau'oli Professional Development Center again offers a Summer Institute experience designed and shared by teachers, for teachers.
The Institute for Thematic Instruction provides the understanding needed to design and use an interdisciplinary instructional approach.
The Institute includes theory and foundations, hands-on learning experiences, thematic lesson examples and observation, and built-in time for unit design with coaching--all provided by practitioners dedicated to making this a powerful learning experience in order to increase student engagement and deepen learning.
The Institute is open to Independent, DOE and Charter school educators, including Pre-K-12 teachers, those in resource/support roles, coaches and administrators. LIMITED FUNDING IS AVAILABLE for DOE and Charter School teachers to attend, and this course may be taken with a portfolio option to earn (3) PD credits.
Contact PDC@hanahauoli.org for registration
I hope you will consider this summer learning opportunity. Please help us spread the word by sharing this info. with friends and colleagues.
Contact me at PDC@hanahauoli.org or 949-6461 to register and with any questions.
Professional Development Center Director
THE INSTITUTE FOR THEMATIC INSTRUCTION:
A Design for 21st Century Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
June 26- July 7, weekdays
June 26- July 7, weekdays
8:45am - 3:00pm (no class on July 4)
Tuesdays, October 3 and November 7
4:00 - 5:30pm
(Required Check-in, Troubleshooting & Support Sessions)
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Robert G. Peters & Hanahau'oli Faculty
This is a two-week seminar and practicum experience in the design of thematic units with an emphasis upon engaging children in project-based learning. Build a community of learners in your own setting to support 21st century learning by learning with colleagues, observing thematic lessons, hearing first-hand from practitioners, asking questions and exploring the challenges & rewards of thematic instruction with individual coaching. The Institute includes the development of a unit draft with outcomes, instructional strategies and assessment tools to take back to your classroom. Work time is incorporated throughout the Institute including access to instructors, resources and small group debriefing.
- Institute for Thematic Instruction Participant