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Thursday, November 02, 2017

Mini-Conference: Preparing New Teachers for Today's Classrooms

B03 Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Renowned teacher-educator Dr. Janet Alsup, from Purdue University, will deliver the keynote address for “Thinking Like a Teacher: Preparing New Teachers for Today's Classrooms Mini-Conference,” hosted by the English Department and English Education Program. The keynote will be followed by round-table discussions led by English Education faculty and program graduates.

The conference coincides with publication of Thinking Like a Teacher: Preparing New Teachers for Today's Classroom, a collection of novice teacher narratives co-edited by Dr. Jo-Anne Kerr and Dr. Linda Norris, featuring stories written by IUP English Education Program graduates about the challenges that new teachers face and who to successfully meet these challenges.

All education majors and program coordinators are invited to attend the conference, which will be followed by a reception and refreshments.

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