US Representative Carol Shea-Porter to Give Keynote Address at the 5th Annual Teachers as Researchers Conference
April 25, 2007
The 5th Annual Teachers as Researchers Conference will be held at UNH
Manchester on Friday, May 4. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and presentations
are scheduled until 3 p.m.
The conference is the capstone event for the UNHM Master of Education
and Master of Arts in Teaching programs. More than 50 presenters from
around the country will include UNHM M.Ed. and M.A.T. candidates, faculty
and staff representing eight universities and colleges, and educators
and administrators working within a variety of K-12 contexts. This year,
U.S. Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter will give the keynote address.
The Teachers as Researchers Conference highlights the valuable role
of teacher research in school reform and professional development. The
conference serves as an opportunity for interested educators to network
with colleagues, share their work, and deepen their understanding of
Some of the topics presented this year will include “Cultural
Identity: Focus on what ELL students do know- not on what they don't”; “Using
Science Buddies to Encourage Scientific Inquiry”; “The Benefits
of Service Learning for High School Students”; “Best Practices
for Literature Circles in the Third Grade”; and “Teaching
content for language development: High expectations for special needs
The conference is free and open to the public. For more information,
visit http://www.unhm.unh.edu/misc/TeacherEdConference/ or call Kate
Saturley at 603-641-4318 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.