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Summer Insitute 2014

The Teaching Toolbox: Matching Strategies to Individual and Group Needs
June 3 to 6, 2014

Kansas State University, K-State Alumni Center
Manhattan, Kansas

Day 1

Tuesday, June 3

Title: Planning For Success: Creating Successful Learning Plans for Infant, Toddlers, and Preschoolers Of All Abilities
Speaker: Bonnie Keilty, Ed.D., City College of New York, CUNY, Brooklyn, New York

Bonnie Keilty

Bonnie Keilty, Ed.D., City College of New York, CUNY, Brooklyn, New York

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Kristen Miller draws out learning plans for her table.

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Sherri Rawlins, Angela Simpson and Diana Scheuerman contribute ideas to a learning lesson plan.

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Bonnie Kelity interacts with KITS Summer Institute attendees. Dave Lindeman is seen in the background.

Day 2

Wednesday, June 4

Title: Embedded Instruction Within a Tiered Framework
Speaker: Crystal D. Bishop, Ph.D., University of Florida Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies

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Crystal D. Bishop, Ph.D., University of Florida Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies

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Janet Reynolds (on left) and Lynnie Krehbiel work out side to warm up.

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Participants work on drawings about how they can embed learning oportunities in everyday routines.

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Vicki Comstok (on left) and Wendy Trout work on their every day routines.

Day 3

Thursday, June 5

Title: Giving New Meaning to "Setting Up the Environment
Speaker: Tweety Yates, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Tweety Yates, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Carla Heintz and Bnrowyn Fees visit betweeen sessions on Thursday.

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Jennie Long (on left) and Jennifer Stone wear sunglasses because the speaker wanted them "to view things through a different lenses."

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"Who, me?" (Lisa Plankton)

 

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Participant whose shoes were wet from the downpour, rests her feet on a chair.

Day 4

Friday, June 6

Title: Language Foundations in the Context of Growing Diversity
Speaker: Karen N. Nemeth, Ed.M., Language Castle, LLC

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Karen N. Nemeth, Ed.M., Language Castle, LLC

 

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"I've got 10 bucks. What can I buy?" Deb Brobst

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" ♪ ♪ ♪ Pelo, vestido, pantalones, zapatos. ♪ ♪ ♪" (hair, dress, pants and shoes)

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Amy Burnett (on right) and another attendee discuss the presentation.


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