Volume 8, Number 6 March 2012
S tat e w i d e N e t w o r k N e w S
Teacher Center Network
S e r v i n g Te a c h e r s a n d S c h o o l s S i n c e 1 9 7 7
Master of Education
♦ Teaching & Technology
♦ Teaching English Language Learners (ELL)
♦ Library & Information Technologies
♦ Technology Education
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North Dakota Teacher Center Network
1. Deliver professional development based on research and best practices.
2. Facilitate joint projects and exchange of services between K-12 schools,
state and federal agencies and institutions of higher education for
professional development of practicing teachers, education students and
other educational personnel.
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4. Provide practicing teachers, education students and other educational
The mission of the North Dakota Teacher personnel with access to instructional resources and educational
Center Network is to assist practicing teachers, equipment.
education students and other educational
personnel in professional knowledge and
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NDTCN News 1 March 2012
2012 Professional Development Workshops for K-12 Educators
Community: A Sense of Place
Minot State University Campus
June 27-29, 2012
This course explores how current events and cultural
and physical changes impact and change our sense of place and
community. Through a range of disciplines; history, geography,
forestry, technology, photography, and bookmaking, participants
will explore and translate this topic into practical teaching
and learning activities.
Geographically FIT (Forestry Institute for Teachers)
August 4-8, 2012
Join us on a four-day learning experience on wheels.
Step-on guides and experts will lead tours to many Pending Approval
amazing sites that put ND on the map while learning about 2 Credits Each Workshop
the geography, geology and forestry of the region.
Contact Glenda.Fauske@ndsu.edu or (701) 228-5446.
MSUM Summer Session for Teachers
▸ Earn professional development credit
▸ Meet licensure renewal requirements
▸ Advance your graduate program
▸ 270+ classes in 3, 4, 5, 6 & 8-week sessions
▸ Most classes online
> Emerging Technologies
> Sign Language and Deaf Culture
> Design of Online Instruction
> Literature for Youth and Adolescents
> Literacy Instruction and Assessment
> Survey of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Schedule available online.
Registration starts March 5. Minnesota State University Moorhead is an equal opportunity educator and employer
and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.
NDTCN News 2 March 2012
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NDTCN News 3 March 2012
Music Educators: Are you ready to re-energize
The NEwly REvISED features of our Masters of Music Education include:
n Degree completion possible in four semesters (summer and school year).
n “Hands On” conducting and pedagogical experience with Minot State ensembles.
n Increased teaching capacity through
• Expanding knowledge-base in contemporary research
• Engaging in new techniques to enhance student learning. MSU Graduate Degree Offerings:
Education Specialist in School Psychology
Pursue a program of study that allows for your individual interests. Complete the core coursework over two Master of Arts in Teaching: Mathematics
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EDUCATION SERVICES COMING JULY 15-20, 2012. . .
James and Sheyenne Watersheds Institute
Enrich. Engage. Empower.
Inspire. Excel. Focus is on contemporary James and Sheyenne watershed management
and water resource issues and concerns including social, economic and
environmental. Participants will receive and experience many hands-
on activities from the new Project WET Curriculum and Activity
Generation 2 Guide and several other Project WET curriculum guides,
receive many James and Sheyenne and other water resource educational materials and
maps, tours to major James and Sheyenne water resource sites, and hear presentations and
discussions by expert professionals and scientists. Examples include: Sheyenne River
Lake outlets to Sheyenne River, Sheyenne River diversions and connections to Red
supply and resource issues, recreation and scenic byway, water quality, best management
practices). Environmental investigations will include chemical, biological and physical
determinations on several water resource sites.
FOUR GRADUATE CREDITS PENDING
The Prairie Public website is your destination for easy, instant For further information contact:
access to thousands of preK-12 classroom-ready, digital resources
including videos, interactives, hands-on activities, articles, and
even lesson plans.
NDTCN News 4 March 2012
Looking for a convenient way to earn your master’s?
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l Follows a constructivist approach that emphasizes
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Learn More Today! Apply by May 1 to begin Summer 2012.
“The thing that I enjoyed the most about taking classes at a
ONLINE & DISTANCE EDUCATION distance was that I didn’t have to be away from my family . . .
The faculty at UND were very helpful during the entire program.”
distance.UND.edu/education —Janelle Hanson, Bennett Elementary School, Fargo, ND
Educators, Learn Online!
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS
NDTCN News 5 March 2012