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March 3
The Finnish Educational System from Early Childhood through Age 15
Principles, Practices, and Insights
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Room 3237
Prof. Riitta-Liisa Korkeamäki (Ph.D., University of Oulu, Finland, in 1996) studied as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Maryland as a doctoral student 1989-1990. A former teacher and teacher training school mentor, she is a professor at the University of Oulu where she served as Head of the Department of Education and Teacher Education (2003-2009) and as Dean of the Faculty of Education (2010 -2016). Her research focuses on teaching and learning in early childhood and school settings. Recently, her research has dealt with new literacies in national projects such as Future School First and Second Wave and the Joy of Reading program. See flyer for more information.

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Flyer: http://www.education.umd.edu/Events/docs/RLKorkeamaki_flyer.pdf
March 15
Organizing your Gmail
Using labels, filters, stars, and archiving
12:00 - 1:00 pm
0306 Benjamin Building
ETS will demonstrate how to Organizing your Gmail using labels, filters, stars, and archiving.
Bring your questions and your lunch. We look forward to seeing you!

Website:
For more information, visit http://www.education.umd.edu/ETS/workshops/
April 3
Using Technology to Support Language Growth
Presented by Laurah Jurca, MS
Multilingual Research Center Workshop

5:00-7:00 pm
Benjamin 3315
With all the technology at our fingertips today, it can be difficult to find and implement the most effective tools for meaningful teaching and learning. During this session, participants will have the opportunity to gain firsthand experience with technology tools that focus on supporting language growth by facilitating discussion/collaboration and assessment. At the end of the session, participants will go home with new skills and additional materials and resources to support them as they continue to explore educational technology on their own. Attendees are asked to bring a laptop and a tablet/phone. Refreshments will be served.

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Please RSVP at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoPshJ4ROt6HGnV4nTkDcL2cuEl8TrC8B3bXxx6WuT3rVcEQ/viewform?c=0&w=1

Flyer: http://www.education.umd.edu/Events/docs/Laura_Jurca_flyerApril 3workshop.pdf

April 4
Graduate Appreciation Day
Meet your fellow students and enjoy some light refreshments!

2:30 - 4:30 pm
Benjamin Courtyard
Join us in celebrating you! The graduate students in the College of Education.
In case of inclement weather- College Conference Room 3237

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See flyer for more information: http://www.education.umd.edu/Events/docs/grad-appreciation-day2017.jpg
April 5
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
Challenges and Possibilities for Education in Maryland

4:00 - 6:00 pm
0306 Benjamin Building
Panelist will explore and discuss the implications of ESSA for education in Maryland.

Sponsored by The Maryland Equity Project and the Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership

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for more information, please visit http://www.education.umd.edu/TLPL/centers/MEP/news/