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Motivating Reluctant Learners
See event details for: Motivating Reluctant Learners

Motivating Reluctant Learners

Hosted by: Grand Canyon University's College of Education and the Office of Strategic Educational Alliances

Participants will receive a certificate for two professional development hours.

Presented by Dr. Judy Rex

As a member of the ASCD faculty, DI cadre, Dr. Judy Rex has brought her classroom experiences to consulting, coaching and presenting internationally for the past twelve years. She works with districts, schools and teachers to support successful implementation of Differentiated Instruction, the Common Core State Standards and Curriculum Mapping. Judy's classroom is the featured site for the ASCD video "A Visit to a Differentiated Classroom."

Wednesday, May 11
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Kendell Building, PDC
70 E. 100 North
Farmington, UT 84025 

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Upcoming Events

Motivating Reluctant Learners
See event details for: Motivating Reluctant Learners on 2016-05-11

Motivating Reluctant Learners

Hosted by: Grand Canyon University's College of Education and the Office of Strategic Educational Alliances

Participants will receive a certificate for two professional development hours.

Presented by Dr. Judy Rex

As a member of the ASCD faculty, DI cadre, Dr. Judy Rex has brought her classroom experiences to consulting, coaching and presenting internationally for the past twelve years. She works with districts, schools and teachers to support successful implementation of Differentiated Instruction, the Common Core State Standards and Curriculum Mapping. Judy's classroom is the featured site for the ASCD video "A Visit to a Differentiated Classroom."

Wednesday, May 11
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Kendell Building, PDC
70 E. 100 North
Farmington, UT 84025 

Summer Math Institute
See event details for: Summer Math Institute on 2016-06-13

Summer Math Institute

Led by Dr. Scott Adamson and Dr. Trey Cox, two leading education mathematicians, the Think Big Summer Math Institute is designed to:

  • Use the Standards for Mathematical Practice as a framework
  • Promote the conceptual development of important mathematical ideas
  • Develop teacher mathematical content knowledge
  • Facilitate professional development through learning strategies that makes sense of Think Big math practices

Think Big topics:

  • Monday, June 13: Linear Modeling emphasizing covariation and rate of change
  • Tuesday, June 14: Quadratics and Higher Order Polynomials Modeling emphasizing covariation and rate of change
  • Wednesday, June 15: Statistical Modeling emphasizing univariate and bivariate data
  • Thursday/Friday, June 16 and 17: Train-the Trainer-collaborate with Dr. Adamson and Dr. Cox to create an effective staff development training model

Register Today

Questions? Contact Kathryn Scott, Director of Educational Development and Support, at kathryn.scott@gcu.edu.

  • Cost: $450 (participant schools), $500 (non-participant schools)
    Cost includes: instructional materials, lunch and snacks and on-going contact with Dr. Adamson and Dr. Cox throughout the year.
  • PD Hours: Earn 35 Professional Development (PD) hours! 

Learn more about lodging and dining options while you're visiting.

GCU STEM Programs
See event details for: GCU STEM Programs on 2016-06-13

GCU STEM Programs

STEM Summer Camps

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and involves the integration of those disciplines into our daily life. STEM careers include engineers, health care professionals, scientists, architects, computer programmers and many more!

At Grand Canyon University's STEM Summer Camps, students can spend four days and three nights on our beautiful Phoenix campus while experiencing fun and hands-on activities which explore a variety of STEM subjects and careers. Our STEM summer camps give students the opportunity to learn how STEM integrates in our daily lives and through exciting jobs!

Learn More!

Summer Dance Intensive
See event details for: Summer Dance Intensive on 2016-07-07

Summer Dance Intensive

Dance Intensive 2016

Join us for a two-week, overnight* camp for dance students ages 14 - 24! Courses include Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary, Composition, World Dance and Health for the Dancer (Pilates, Yoga, Conditioning, Nutrition). All classes are taught by distinguished dance faculty and guests and assisted by student teacher candidates from the Dance Education program.

*Ages 14-18 will be required to stay in the residence hall. Ages 19-24 do not have the option to stay in a residence hall.

Who Can Attend

Male and female dancers age 14 - 24 years can attend. Students must have two consecutive years of dance study. Students will take placement classes on the first day of class to determine their technical levels (beginning-intermediate and intermediate-advanced).

Dance Performance

Family and friends are welcome to attend an informal dance performance at the end of the intensive on Friday, July 22 at 4 pm. in Ethington Theatre. The performance will be presented by students who participated in the entire two-week session and had no more than two absences. General admission will be free. GCU's student dance club, SDEO, will sell concessions as a fundraiser.

Special Events

GCU Admissions and the College of Fine Arts and Production will co-host a pool party for attendees on July 13 and July 20 from 5 to 7:30 pm.

Facilities

Our state of the art studios are located on the first floor of the Saguaro Residence Hall. The two adjacent studios feature sprung floors and storage for students' belongings.

Camp attendees who are required to stay in the residence hall, ages 14-18, note that rooms will not be equipped with locks. Campers can store any valuables they are concerned about in their supervisor's room, which are equipped with locks.

For more information about Summer Dance Intensive visit gcu.edu/danceintensive