Stanford University

School of Education

Stanford Summer Teaching Institute
August 3-6, 2009

2009 Stanford Summer Teaching Institute


Institute Schedule

Session Descriptions

Special Session for Administrators

Session Facilitators

Keynote Speaker






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Registration and light breakfast

Morning Sessions

Knowledge of Mathematics for Teaching
Designed for teachers of mathematics in grades 4 -9

The Glamour of Grammar: Mechanics, Style, and the Art of Persuasion
Designed for teachers of language, writing and literature in grades 4-12

Teaching with Primary Sources: From Archive to Lesson Plan
Designed for teachers of social studies and humanities in grades 5 – 12

Principles and Practices of Effective Mentoring
Designed for those interested in mentoring teachers of students at all grade levels

Providing Feedback that Improves Student Learning
Designed for teachers who provide written feedback to students at all grade levels

12:00 - 1:15
Lunch Activities
1:30 - 4:00

Afternoon Sessions

Using and Teaching with Digital Technology
Designed for teachers of all subjects in grades 4-12

Hands On Learning in the Science Classroom
Designed for teachers of science in grades 6-12

Moving All Students Forward! Leveraging Differentiated Instruction to Increase Academic Success
Designed for teachers of all grade levels

Teaching with Contemporary Children's Literature
Designed for teachers of literature and reading in grades K – 8