NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

NDTRC Summer Teacher Institute 2016

EDUC 600




Instructor: Kim Owen

Grading: Letter

Monday, June 27, 2016 - Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Monday, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. with course completion July 18, 2016

Location: Heritage Center, State Historical Society, Bismarck, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $50

Course Description:

Again in its annual summer institute for K-12 teachers, the North Dakota Teacher Resource Coalition (NDTRC) is happy to announce plans for this summer's event to be held at the Heritage Center in Bismarck. Beginning late Monday, June 27 and ending mid-day on Wednesday, June 29, this one credit course is valuable for educators across K-12 and especially for those teaching 4th, 8tl' and state studies classes. Entitled, "COMMEMORATE - EDUCATE - MOTIVATE" session topics will include notable people, places and events of North Dakota and around the world, along with the resources and events that commemorate them. Featured will be sessions on commemorations of the National Park Service, Shakespeare's 400th birthday anniversary, the Pulitzer Prize, and historical sites in ND. Additional topics will explore the integration of the latest technology applications in the curriculum, including the use of remote sensing technologies to manage and preserve cultural and natural environments, as well as the Maker Movement in K12 education. Visits to the former ND Governor's mansion and the Heritage Center galleries will round out the schedule. The latest updates in curriculum topics of the North Dakota Studies curriculum are always a highlight of each summer institute.


Participants will:

  • analyze and interpret the significance of commemorations of highly notable people places and events both statewide and globally,
  • explore curriculum applications for technology that use remote sensing technologies to manage and preserve cultural and natmal environments,
  • explore tools and ideas of Maker Education for Kl2 classrooms,
  • identify components of the North Dakota Studies resources and materials that enhance their current classroom curriculum,
  • empower personal responsibility using scientific processes that strengthen knowledge and skills in societal, cultural and environmental and technological changes.

Required Materials:

Materials and resources will be provided.

About The Instructor

Kim Owen

Kim received her M.S. & B.S. from North Dakota State University.

**Registration Instructions:

Registration Deadline:  June 13, 2016

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