Blog Feature Archives: Event Capsules

Event Capsules | November 6, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – Bringing the Museum into the World Language Classroom

In this Event Capsule, Kelly Paciaroni, Monica Calabritto, and Julie Van Peteghem discuss "Bringing the Museum into the World Language Classroom," a workshop held on October 19th, 2018, where they showcased strategies to integrate art and poetry into the world language curriculum in grades 7-16 and beyond. The event featured presentations, a live teaching demonstration featuring high school students, and interactive breakout sessions.
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Event Capsules | October 30, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – Participatory Pedagogy and Connecting Classrooms to Student Backgrounds

In this Event Capsule, Gustavo Jiménez, Christina Katopodis, Kahdeidra Monét Martin, and Siqi Tu discuss their October 11th, 2018 Lunchtime Seminar, in which they demonstrated student-centered activities and then provided opportunities for seminar participants to try out the activities themselves.
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Event Capsules, Teaching Hacks | October 2, 2018

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ACERT Teaching Hack – Social Annotation with Hypothes.is

In this ACERT Teaching Hack, Jeff Allred (English) discusses using Hypothes.is to encourage students to "annotate socially," and engage more rigorously with assigned texts. First, he provides an overview about the software and how students can benefit from its application in the classroom. Then, Jeff shows walks us through a practical, hands-on segment highlighting some features of Hypothes.is.
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Event Capsules | May 31, 2018

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ACERT Event Capsule – Designing an Accessible Classroom

Kristen Hodnett (Special Education), Antonia Levy (School for Professional Studies), Louis Olander (Special Education), and Gina Riley (Special Education), discuss how they use principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to create welcoming, usable, and accessible courses for students with a broad range of characteristics, including students with disabilities.
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