Category Archives: Education Opportunities

Webinar: How to Talk About Immigrants

Learn the values that bind the foreign- and U.S.-born in The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute’s next free webinar What We Have in Common: How to Talk About Immigrants on Tuesday, November 13, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST. This free, interactive webinar includes ways to communicate these traits in your conversations, campaigns and social media so they resonate with your neighbors, ... Read More »

Educator Workshop: “Teaching the Unexpected Caribbean”

The University of Kansas Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, invites you to “Teaching the Unexpected Caribbean,” a professional development workshop open to all K-16 school professionals. This one-day (6 PD) workshop will challenge educators to learn about the unexpected impact of Caribbean cultures and people on the rest of ... Read More »

K-14 Educator Workshop on Pre-Modern Japan

Midnight: The Hours of the Rat; Mother and Sleepy Child

The University of Kansas presents a unique professional development experience with the option of graduate credit. Pictures of the Floating World is a free PD workshop or graduate-credit class for all K-14 educators who want to know more about pre-modern Japan as seen in its beautiful woodblock prints. Content and resources for teaching will cover how these prints were created, how ... Read More »

Webinar: A Walkthrough in Evaluating Teaching Materials for Inclusivity

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This webinar will instruct attendees on how to evaluate their course materials for queer inclusivity. We will start with some guidelines for the evaluation process and then move into specific examples of how these criteria can be applied to actual textbooks, works of creative writing, articles, and podcasts. Friday, August 24 4:00-5:00 PM Presenters: Molly M. Kelley and Andrew Lewis, ... Read More »

Four Keys to the Culture of China Presentation

Increase your knowledge of East Asia in 2018 beginning with the “Four Keys to the Culture of China” presentation from the Kansas Consortium for Teaching about Asia on Saturday, February 3rd at 4:30 PM, Room #126A in the Carlson Center at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS. “Four Keys to the Culture of China” will benefit educators in all grades and subject ... Read More »

GoCamp educational project for kids in Ukraine

Global office is a Ukrainian NGO aimed at promoting language learning and volunteer movement in Ukraine, fostering intercultural dialogue and public diplomacy, supported by international organizations (UN Volunteers, British Council), US Embassy in Ukraine, the Presidential Administration, Ministry of Education and Science, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, other state ministries, National Scout Organization of Ukraine PLAST, businesses and leading media. GoGlobal is working on ensuring ... Read More »

Professional Development: Promoting Internationalization of Teacher Education

The Longview Foundation has funded a project specifically for teacher educators in Kansas and Missouri in 2018, entitled “Promoting Internationalization of Teacher Education: Curricular Reform through Faculty Development.” Selected participants will receive a $400 stipend upon completion of all phases of the project.  More information about the program and the application form are available at https://www.globalteacher.education.  The deadline for applications is February ... Read More »

Wise ESL Symposium Presents Patrick T. Randolph

The Applied Language Institute at Missouri University of Science and Technology is pleased to host Patrick T. Randolph as a guest speaker at the annual Wise ESL Symposium. Patrick T. Randolph was awarded the “Best of the TESOL Affiliates” for his presentation on vocabulary pedagogy in 2015. He is the author of six books, including , “Cat Got Your Tongue?,” with Paul McPherron. Randolph specializes in vocabulary ... Read More »

English for Refugees Fellowship Info Session

Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Marlboro College is able to offer the English for Refugees Fellowship for educators interested in teaching English to help people build independent and dignified lives. English for Refugees Fellows will be embedded in a community working directly with refugees and immigrants at USCRI Field Offices where they will practice ... Read More »

Free online learning course: ‘Dyslexia and language teaching’

Announcing ‘Dyslexia and Language Teaching‘, a free online course offered April 24-May 21. ‘Dyslexia and Language Teaching’ is offered by Lancaster University in cooperation with FutureLearn and takes place over four weeks entirely online. It is aimed at English language teachers, teachers of modern foreign languages, teacher trainers, educators and trainee teachers who are interested in how they can accommodate and cater ... Read More »