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
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, Ed.D., City College of New York, CUNY, Brooklyn, New York
Kristen Miller draws out learning plans for her table.
Sherri Rawlins, Angela Simpson and Diana Scheuerman contribute ideas to a learning lesson plan.
Bonnie Kelity interacts with KITS Summer Institute attendees. Dave Lindeman is seen in the background.
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
Crystal D. Bishop, Ph.D., University of Florida Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies
Janet Reynolds (on left) and Lynnie Krehbiel work out side to warm up.
Participants work on drawings about how they can embed learning oportunities in everyday routines.
Vicki Comstok (on left) and Wendy Trout work on their every day routines.
Thursday, June 5
Title: Giving New Meaning to "Setting Up the Environment
Speaker: Tweety Yates, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Tweety Yates, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Carla Heintz and Bnrowyn Fees visit betweeen sessions on Thursday.
Jennie Long (on left) and Jennifer Stone wear sunglasses because the speaker wanted them "to view things through a different lenses."
"Who, me?" (Lisa Plankton)
Participant whose shoes were wet from the downpour, rests her feet on a chair.
Friday, June 6
Title: Language Foundations in the Context of Growing Diversity
Speaker: Karen N. Nemeth, Ed.M., Language Castle, LLC
Karen N. Nemeth, Ed.M., Language Castle, LLC
"I've got 10 bucks. What can I buy?" Deb Brobst
" ♪ ♪ ♪ Pelo, vestido, pantalones, zapatos. ♪ ♪ ♪" (hair, dress, pants and shoes)
Amy Burnett (on right) and another attendee discuss the presentation.