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The Penn GSE Career and Professional Development and Alumni Relations teams invite you to celebrate National Career Development Day with us on Wednesday, November 15.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Drop-in Hours
Penn GSE Student Lounge (1st Floor of 3700 Walnut Street)
Speakers and workshop leaders will examine the reasons for why many institutions have transitioned away from traditional textbooks to Open Educational Resources (OERs) and in-house-produced materials. Language program coordinators and instructos of both commonly- and less-commonly-taught languages will describe their experiences creating their own materials and will guide workshop participants through examples of the effectiveness of these materials in the classroom.
Book Talk/Discussion by Author H. Samy Alim
Penn GSE’s Reading/Writing/Literacy (RWL) and Education, Culture, and Society (ECS) cordially invite you to a book talk and discussion by H. Samy Alim, PhD, titled: “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World.”
Please join RWL and ECS for a timely discussion and snacks. No registration is required.
Thursday, November 16, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Penn Bookstore | Events Room
Recruiters from a variety of public, public charter, independent, parochial and educational management organizations who are interested in meeting Penn GSE students and alumni to fill open or anticipated position openings will gather on Thursday, 11/30, 4:30-6 pm in the Second Floor Lounge of Huntsman Hall. Bring your resume and questions!
Sponsored by the Urban Teaching Apprenticeship Program
In Letters to a Young Education Reformer, Frederick Hess distills knowledge from twenty-five years of working in and around school reform.
Representing School Quality: Understanding the Role of Public Reporting in Contemporary School Accountability
Join Professor of Art History Larry Silver, and tour operator Academic Arrangements Abroad for an informative session about your upcoming Cuba trip. This webinar will take a brief look at the itinerary before discussing travel tips and answering any questions you may have. The session will be open to Q & A throughout.
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Join President Amy Gutmann and Provost Wendell Pritchett on December 9th for an exciting academic symposium!
Engaging Minds returns to New York with three dynamic faculty members:
Katherine L. Milkman, Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions and Evan C Thompson Endowed Term Chair for Excellence in Teaching (Wharton)
CliftonStrengths, an assessment developed by Gallup and used in a variety of educational and professional contexts, provides a framework for individuals to first identify their unique combination of talents and then develop them. This program will focus on providing participants with an understanding of what a strength is, what their strengths are, and how they can approach maximizing them personally and/or professionally. Participants will need to take the online assessment and will receive instructions for doing so in advance of the session.
Over 50 percent of the U.S. workforce self-identifies as introverts. The good news is that you’re not alone, and you can learn how to network. In today’s world, we all need multiple networks: those that provide support and those that provide connections. This webinar will explore ways that you can strategically play to your strengths as an introvert to network, and how you can leverage your existing relationships.