Celebrate 50 Years
K-12 Educators

To register for credit:

Faith Simpson
Program Coordinator
simpsonf@ipfw.edu
260-481-0741

To register for PGPs:

Personal and Professional Development
learn.ipfw.edu
260-481-6619

Summer Teacher Workshops


Designing a 6-12 Digital Classroom with iPads

This workshop presents iPad tools for teachers and students,specialized for grades 6–12. Receive hands-on instruction with a variety of proven apps that engage students in digital learning activities and allow teacher–student communication with the iPad. After this workshop, you will be ready to create a virtual classroom.  Prerequisite for Course: Have an Apple iPad, Apple ID and an email address; please know your username and passwords for both. Participants are required to present a picture ID. Lunch will be provided.

14UCMP488A
July 31 (1 meeting)
Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sean Miller, instructor
9 PGPs
$90 Fee includes materials.

Register here.



Motivational Strategies for Disruptive Students

Attend this workshop and leave with more than a dozen research-based strategies to motivate and engage your most difficult students. The strategies result from meta-analysis of research from the minds of Pink, Covey, Heath, Marzano, and Payne, and the techniques are practical approaches that can be used in nearly any classroom setting. Lunch will be provided.


14UBUS543
July 29 (1 meeting)
Tuesday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sandy Adams, instructor
9 PGPs
$90 Fee includes materials.

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Productivity and Professional Growth with Technology

The focus of Day 1 will be productivity and professional practice. Learn how to make informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of student learning and to communicate and collaborate with peers, parents, and the larger community. On Day 2, learn to use technology resources to engage in ongoing professional development and lifelong learning. Workshop will be held in a computer lab and participants are encouraged to bring own devices. Participants are required to present a picture ID. Lunch will be provided.

14UBUS547
July 28 and July 30 (2 meetings)
Monday and Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Alan Bobalik, instructor
18 PGPs
$180 Fee includes materials.
Register here.