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Christy Mock-Stutz

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Upcoming Events

January 2018

It’s Your First Year Teaching, Now What!?

January 15 @ 8:00 am - March 5 @ 5:00 pm
Teacher Learning Hub, PO Box 202501
Helena, MT 59601 United States

Classrooms are complex environments in which teachers must deal with uncertainty, diversity, and a certain amount of productive chaos. Because there is such demand on immediate decision making and quick responses, the classroom can feel like a hospital emergency room. The best antidotes to potential disaster are classroom organization, community building, record keeping, resources, respect for diversity, and key teaching strategies that facilitate student success. This Teacher Learning Hub course will not only provide ideas for classroom management and instruction,…

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March 2018
Free

Join the Online Conversation about the C3WP

March 14 @ 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

College, Career, and Community Writers Program answer the contemporary call for respectful argumentative discourse. This live, online meeting will feature Lorrie Henri-Koski and Jill McKnight as the share instructional resources that will help you teacher students to read critically, explore multiple points of view, and take a stand on important issues.

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Free

Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Special Webinar Series for Montana Teachers Part 2: Native American Art & Artists: How Do You Find Artworks to Use in Your Classroom?

March 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

How can American art be a tool for building critical thinkers in the classroom? In this special three-part webinar series for Montana teachers, experience how educators at the Smithsonian American Art Museum use inquiry-based approaches with artwork to engage students as thinkers, readers, and writers, while supporting content across multiple disciplines. Gain practical strategies for integrating art effectively into your teaching, and learn to navigate the Smithsonian’s online resources for educators. Webinars are open to all Montana teachers, though they…

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April 2018
Free

Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Special Webinar Series for Montana Teachers Part 3: Art as Argument: Contemporary Artists’ Voices Monday, April 16, 2018 (3:30 – 4:30 p.m., MT) How do contemporary American artists use visual tools to persuade? How can persuasive artwork be a springboard to help students construct their own arguments?

April 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

How can American art be a tool for building critical thinkers in the classroom? In this special three-part webinar series for Montana teachers, experience how educators at the Smithsonian American Art Museum use inquiry-based approaches with artwork to engage students as thinkers, readers, and writers, while supporting content across multiple disciplines. Gain practical strategies for integrating art effectively into your teaching, and learn to navigate the Smithsonian’s online resources for educators. Webinars are open to all Montana teachers, though they…

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June 2018

Writing in Science Summer Intenstive

June 10 - June 12
Fairmont Hot Springs, MT, 1500 Fairmont Rd
Anaconda, MT 59711 United States

This 3-day Summer Writing Intensive is to provide Montana educators with a community of learners, writers, and practitioners in writing and science. This workshop will offer resources for implementing the new Montana Content Standards for Science and English Language Arts. Educators will leave with a new perspective on integrating IEFA throughout the curricular areas, while using writing to connect ourselves, our students, and our communities to the content. Applicable to all grade levels. • Earn 20 Renewal units • Offered…

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