Tag: Education Outreach

Education Outreach unveils summer 2015 Offerings for Educators

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is presenting some new and exciting summer 2015 Offerings for Educators as well as a few returning favorites. A variety of online and in-person courses are designed to help teachers, administrators and other professionals obtain the practical education they need to apply research and best practice in the classroom and school environment. Area educators have the opportunity to take courses that span topics from cyber bullying to the ecology and research of monarch butterflies. A new course being offered this summer is “Creating Digital Tools for Teaching, Learning, and Productivity.” Detailed course information with syllabi, cost, and registration details are available online. Read more.
 

UW-Green Bay announces summer 2015 Offerings for Educators

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is presenting some new and exciting summer 2015 Offerings for Educators as well as a few returning favorites. A variety of online and in-person courses are designed to help teachers, administrators and other professionals obtain the practical education they need to apply research and best practice in the classroom and school environment. Area educators have the opportunity to take courses that span topics from cyber bullying to the ecology and research of monarch butterflies.

A brand new course being offered this summer is “Creating Digital Tools for Teaching, Learning, and Productivity.” Participants will explore free online resources to create numerous tools for use in the classroom to create videos, presentations, interactive rubrics, and more. The use of these tools will help educators to create content and gather, publish, and manage classroom information that they will be able to share.

Educators will also have the opportunity to partake in two courses that focus on social issues in education, “Children and Poverty: Classroom Strategies,” and “Children and Poverty: School and Community Perspectives.” These courses will examine childhood poverty and its impact on student engagement and learning. They will focus on research-based strategies for increasing motivation, effort, and student achievement. Attendees will learn strategies for engaging students and developing a plan for addressing poverty in their educational setting.

Other courses offered for summer 2015 focus on early literacy, science, technology and much more. K-12 educators can choose from such courses as: “Engaging our Youngest Learners in Science,” “Educational Improvisation: Enhancing Creativity in Common Core Classrooms,” and “Using Technology to Enhance Student Writing and Comprehension in the Classroom.” Education Outreach will continue to add more courses, so educators are encouraged to check the full course listings (www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach/) often for the latest updates.

Detailed course information, including syllabi, cost, and registration details, is available online at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach/. UW-Green Bay courses for educators align with Wisconsin standards for teacher and administrator development and licensure. Contact the Education Outreach Office with questions or for more information, at (800) 621-2313, (920) 465-2480 or educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

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UW-Green Bay presents wide array of winter, spring Offerings for Educators

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is presenting a full lineup of new and returning winter and spring Offerings for Educators, a variety of online and in-person courses designed to help teachers, administrators and other professionals obtain the practical education they need to apply theory and best practice to the classroom and school environment.

Interested educators are encouraged to consider such courses as “Children and Poverty,” an offering that examines the issues of childhood poverty, homelessness and the effects thereof on the brain and learning. Educators will explore strategies for teaching students to be in charge of their own education and learn to develop a plan for addressing issues of poverty in their particular educational setting.

Educators also can choose from a variety of courses that focus on the all-important issue of technology, keeping current on the latest trends for better learning outcomes, classroom management and more. Offerings include “Using Technology to Enhance Student Writing and Comprehension in the Classroom,” an online course geared for educators of grades four through 12. Participants will learn to enhance their classroom assignments by integrating the latest web 2.0 writing tools and providing instruction that fosters 21st century skills in their students. Other technology-related courses include “Using the iPad to Support Teaching, Learning and Management,” and “Using the SMART Board to Support Critical Thinking K-12.”

Detailed course information, including syllabi and cost and registration details, is available online at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach. UW-Green Bay courses for educators align with Wisconsin standards for teacher and administrator development and licensure. Contact the Education Outreach Office with questions or for more information, at (800) 621-2313, (920) 465-2480 or educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

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Education Outreach partners on course for prospective private and sport pilots

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach will once again offer its popular “Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots” course, beginning Monday, Feb. 9 and running weekly through Monday, April 6. The course, which takes place at the CAVU Flight Center in the Executive Air Building at Austin Straubel International Airport, allows community members ages 16 and older to learn about the aerodynamic principles and physics of powered flight, as well as to evaluate the field of aviation as a career or hobby. There is no prerequisite for the nine-week course, which will prepare students to take the Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot or Sport Pilot written exam. Our news release has additional information.

 

UW-Green Bay, aviation partners to present course for private and sport pilots

Community members ages 16 and older can explore the world of flight with “Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots,” a UW-Green Bay Education Outreach course beginning Monday, Feb. 9 and running weekly through Monday, April 6.

Designed to help participants understand the aerodynamic principles and physics of powered flight, as well as to evaluate the exciting field of aviation as a career or hobby, the nine-week class will prepare students to take the Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot or Sport Pilot written exam. There is no prerequisite for the course, which takes place at the CAVU Flight Center in the Executive Air Building at Green Bay’s Austin Straubel International Airport.

Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots is taught by Sherwood (Woody) Williams, who spent three decades as a teacher, principal and district administrator in Wisconsin schools. He is now a learning consultant to organizations including CESA 7, the Experimental Aircraft Association, LightSPEED Technologies and the Sherwood Educational Design group. Williams, a flight instructor and the owner of CAVU Flight Center in Green Bay, continues to share his enthusiasm for learning in university, school and community groups in the areas of literacy program development, supervision, conflict resolution and developing consensus.

The Aviation and Aerodynamics course runs from 6-9 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 9 and running through April 6. The cost for the course is $300 for private or sport pilot students, which includes course materials but not the fee for taking the FAA knowledge test.

Interested parties can register for the course by clicking the “Register Online” link at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach/courses/courseDetail.asp?id=0229ND, or by contacting the UW-Green Bay Education Outreach Office at (920) 465-2480 or 800-621-2313 during office hours (7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday). Individuals with questions about the training are welcome to contact Williams at (920) 850-0263 or via email at dr-w@new.rr.com. More information about UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is available online at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach or via email at educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

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Teaching the teachers: Outreach announces summer Offerings for Educators

Our friends in Education Outreach have announced a full slate of enjoyable and enriching Offerings for Educators for summer 2014. From returning favorites to new and cutting-edge courses, these online and in-person classes are designed to help teachers, administrators and other professionals obtain the practical education they need to apply theory and best practice to the classroom and school environment. Topics include Google Tools, iPads in the curriculum, science, early literacy, math and many more. Courses will continue to be added, so educators are encouraged to check back often at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach/. Our press release has additional details.

UW-Green Bay presents array of summer 2014 Offerings for Educators

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is presenting a host of new and returning summer 2014 Offerings for Educators, a variety of online and in-person courses designed to help teachers, administrators and other professionals obtain the practical education they need to apply theory and best practice to the classroom and school environment.

Area educators are encouraged to check out such courses as “Communicating and Collaborating With Google Tools,” which will help participants learn to use a variety of Google Tools (including Docs, Calendar, Sites and more) to create content, collaborate with others and gather, publish and manage information. This popular course will be offered for educators’ convenience in both Pulaski and Sturgeon Bay. Tech-minded educators may also want to consider “Google Tools: Moving your Skills to the Next Level,” and two popular iPad courses: “Integrating iPads Into the Curriculum” and “Using iPads to Enhance Unit Design.”

Other courses for summer 2014 focus on early literacy, math, science and much more. K-12 educators can choose from such science courses as “Citizen Science in the Classroom: Engaging Students in Authentic Scientific Inquiry” and “Methods of Field Biology for Educators: Monarch Butterfly Ecology and Research.” Education Outreach will continue to add more courses, so educators are encouraged to check the course listing (www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach/) often for the latest updates.

Detailed course information, including syllabi and cost and registration details, is available online at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach/. UW-Green Bay courses for educators align with Wisconsin standards for teacher and administrator development and licensure. Contact the Education Outreach Office with questions or for more information, at (800) 621-2313, (920) 465-2480 or educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

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UW-Green Bay, aviation partners to present course for private and sport pilots

Students ages 16 and older can explore the world of flight with “Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots,” a UW-Green Bay Education Outreach course beginning Monday, Feb. 17.

Designed to help participants understand the aerodynamic principles and physics of powered flight, as well as to evaluate the exciting field of aviation as a career or hobby, the nine-week class will prepare students to take the Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot or Sport Pilot Knowledge Test. There is no prerequisite for the course, which takes place at the CAVU Flight Center in the Executive Air Building at Green Bay’s Austin Straubel International Airport.

Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots is taught by Sherwood (Woody) Williams, who spent three decades as a teacher, principal and district administrator in Wisconsin schools. He is now a learning consultant to organizations including CESA 7, the Experimental Aircraft Association, LightSPEED Technologies and the Sherwood Educational Design group. Williams, a flight instructor and the owner of CAVU Flight Center in Green Bay, continues to share his enthusiasm for learning in university, school and community groups in the areas of literacy program development, supervision, conflict resolution and developing consensus.

The Aviation and Aerodynamics course runs from 6-9 p.m. Mondays, beginning Feb. 17 and running through April 14. The cost for the course is $300 for private or sport pilot students, which includes course materials but not the fee for taking the FAA knowledge test.

Interested parties can register for the course by clicking the “Register Online” link at http://www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach/courses/courseDetail.asp?id=0140ND, or by contacting the UW-Green Bay Education Outreach Office at (920) 465-2480 or 800-621-2313 during office hours (7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday). Individuals with questions about the training are welcome to contact Williams at (920) 850-0263 or via email at dr-w@new.rr.com. More information about UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is available online at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach or via email at educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

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Education Outreach offers array of Winter/Spring educator courses

Educators looking to integrate iPads, increase their Google savvy or even explore aviation are encouraged to check out the Winter/Spring 2014 Offerings for Educators from UW-Green Bay Education Outreach. These research-based courses are designed to provide teachers, administrators and other professionals the practical education they need to apply theory and best practice to the classroom and school environment. The Winter/Spring lineup includes a wide variety of classes on topics including technology, reading instruction, children and poverty, improving instruction and more. Our news release has full details.

UW-Green Bay Offerings for Educators include school technology, aviation courses

UW-Green Bay Education Outreach is presenting a full array of Winter/Spring 2014 Offerings for Educators, research-based courses designed to provide teachers, administrators and other professionals the practical education they need to apply theory and best practice to the classroom and school environment.

The diverse selection of courses includes a variety of new options, as well as returning favorites. Tech-savvy educators — or those who would like to be — can choose from a selection of courses including the brand-new “Google Tools: Moving Your Skills to the Next Level!” This new course teaches many of the advanced features of Google Drive, Google Presentation, Google Forms, Spreadsheet, Google Sites and more, many of which can be used whether or not a district has adopted Google Apps.

Also on the technology front, the Winter/Spring Offerings for Educators will include the popular returning course, “Integrating iPads Into the Curriculum,” as well as the brand-new “Using iPads to Enhance Unit Design.” Both courses will offer both conceptual and practical learning for integrating iPads in the classroom, and both are appropriate for all grade levels, K-12.

Educators and others with an interest in flying can sign up for another Winter/Spring course, the returning “Aviation and Aerodynamics for Private and Sport Pilots.” Appropriate for ages 16 and older, this training is designed to help participants understand the aerodynamic principles and physics of powered flight as well as to evaluate the exciting field of aviation as a career or hobby. The course prepares its students for successfully passing the FAA Private Pilot or Sport Pilot written exam; upon completion of the nine-week course, participants will receive an endorsement to take the exam of their choosing.

Detailed course information, including syllabi and cost and registration details, is available online at www.uwgb.edu/educationoutreach. UW-Green Bay courses for educators align with Wisconsin standards for teacher and administrator development and licensure. Contact the Education Outreach Office with questions or for more information, at (800) 621-2313, (920) 465-2480 or educationoutreach@uwgb.edu.

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