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The College of Education at Lewis University is pleased to announce Summer Seminars for teachers and administrators. Each seminar is $40/person and must have a minimum of 10 people. You will earn four (4) professional development units for each seminar you attend. Please note variations in locations and times of seminar offerings.

Sessions Available:

#4 Usage-Based Instruction (UBI) - an Innovative Approach for Teaching Oral Communication Part 2

Date: Part 2 Tuesday, August 4, 2015 
Time: 8am-Noon
Location: Oak Brook Campus

Those who would like to learn more about the practical application of the UBI are invited to attend Part 2 of the seminar which will be conducted on August 4. A person may register for Part 1 and/or Part 2.

Presenter(s): Dr. Serafima Gettys, Ms. Iwona Lech
Maximum Seats: (Session is CANCELLED)
Cost: $40

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#21 Lockport's Lincoln Landing, Local History in a National Context

Date: Thursday, August 6, 2015 
Time: 9am-1pm
Location: Gaylord Building Historic Site, Lockport Illinois

Designed for teachers of grades 2-8, this seminar will include strategies to use the Lockport Lincoln Landing as a way to investigate local and national history. Participants will use lesson plans, place-based learning and group discussion to immerse themselves in this content. Topics will include will local history, Abraham Lincoln and the theme of transportation including the Illinois & Michigan Canal.

Presenter(s): Dr. Dennis Cremin, Ms. Laura Pratt
Maximum Seats: 25
Cost: $40

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#24 Using iPads in the Classroom

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2015 
Time: 8am-Noon
Location: Romeoville Campus

iPads can be powerful tools in the classroom to increase student engagement and differentiate instruction. In this 4-hour hands-on seminar, participants will be introduced to ways of utilizing iPads and free apps, engaging students as not only consumers of existing digital content, but also as creators of new digital content. iPads will be available for use, or participants may bring their own.

Presenter(s): Ms. Liz Sturm
Maximum Seats: 30
Cost: $40

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