MIT's Gershenfeld: The Future of Localized ManufacturingThe Atlantic - NewseumAvi Reichental, Chief Executive Officer of 3D Systems, Neil Gershenfeld, Director of the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms, and Robert Atkinson, Founder and President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation discuss manufacturing's future, and the effects of technology on industry. Moderator: Kevin Delaney, Editor-in-Chief, Quartz; Former Managing Editor, WSJ.com
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Why Immigration Reform Matters for ManufacturingThe Atlantic - NewseumThe Honorable John Engler, President & CEO of The Business Roundtable; Former Governor, State of Michigan; Former President & CEO, National Association of Manufacturers, Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff, AFL-CIO; Former Chief International Economist, AFL-CIO; Advisory Committee Member, Export-Import Bank of the United States speak with James Fallows, National Correspondent of The Atlantic; Author, China Airborne about U.S. manufacturing and high-wage job creation.
The Name Game Engages Kids in LearningPreschool California - Pasadena Hilton HotelIn this part two of this institute, district teams will refine promising practices for TK instruction and discuss strategies for defining and implementing effective TK programs.
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Nurturing a Child's Innate Ability to LearnPreschool California - Pasadena Hilton HotelPart one of this institute will provide information and resources to support teachers in developing instructional strategies that connect to the Kindergarten Common Core State Standards and are developmentally appropriate for as TK classroom.
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Pre-K Learning: A Powerful Advantage for AchievementPreschool California - Pasadena Hilton HotelIn this part one of this institute, district teams will learn promising practices for TK instruction and discuss strategies for defining and implementing effective TK programs.
Simple Tools for Quick, Effective Formative AssessmentPreschool California - Pasadena Hilton HotelEmbedded formative assessment is tied to daily instruction. The implementation of TK creates opportunities to chart new paths in formative assessment by aligning teaching with student response . Participants will explore strategies for linking classroom assessment and differentiated instruction.
The Importance of Drawing in Learning to WritePreschool California - Pasadena Hilton HotelPart two of this institute will provide information and resources to support teachers in developing instructional strategies that connect to the Kindergarten Common Core State Standards and are developmentally appropriate for as TK classroom.
Why Early Math Education Matters for Later Life SuccessPreschool California - Pasadena Hilton HotelExplore ways to support students' mathematical development in your classroom. This interactive session will include topics such as developmentally appropriate instruction, assessment, integrating support for social-emotional development, mathematical vocabulary, and scaffolding learning opportunities through hands-on activities.