College of Education Calendar - April, 2013


College of Education Alumni in Residence

April 11, 2013
5 - 6 P.M. | SEC Room 247

Join us in welcoming back three distinguished alumni for our inaugural Alumni in Residence program. Students, faculty and staff will have the opportunity to learn from these alumni as they share their professional journeys and successes along the way.  Will have reception immediately following.


Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy

April 18, 2013
8:30 - 3:30 P.M. | University of Northern Iowa Maucker Union

The first annual Jacobson Center and Reading Recovery Literacy Academy will be held on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the University of Northern Iowa Maucker Union. The Academy includes sessions familiar to those who attended the Reading Recovery Pre-Conference Institute in the past, as well specific strands for Comprehensive Literacy Coaches and classroom teachers, Comprehensive Intervention Model Coaches and interventionists and more. Dr. Richard Elmore, Harvard University, is the keynote speaker for this event.  Read more... 


Elementary Literacy and Reading Recovery Conference

April 19, 2013
8:00 - 3:30 P.M. | Schindler Education Center

The 45th Annual Elementary Literacy Conference (formerly the Beginning Reading Conference) and the Iowa Reading Recovery Conference will again be combined on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the Schindler Education Center on the UNI Campus for the benefit of all elementary literacy teachers. The conference will include multiple sessions on topics in the area of literacy and will feature Steven Kellogg, author and illustrator, as the keynote speaker. Read more....


This session is all about how to use clickers or audience response systems to collect both formative and summative assessment data that you can then use to guide your teaching.This workshop will take place Monday, April 22 @ 3pm in SEC 127.


This session is all about how to use Interactive Whiteboards. This session will focus on developing participant knowledge about how to use the board and how it might be used in the classroom.This workshop will take place Friday, April 26 @ 3pm in SEC 127.


News Talk: ADHD: A Problem Diagnosis?

April 27, 2013
10:30 - 11:30 A.M. | University Book and Supply, Cedar Falls

Is ADHD a syndrome needing a diagnosis or a diagnosis framing a syndrome?

Catherine Zeman, Professor of Health, Physical Education, and Leisure Services at UNI will address this question on Saturday, April 27, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., University Book and Supply in Cedar Falls.

Event is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by UNI American Democracy Project and the bookstore

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