Campaigns & Promotions
Education Outreach and Partnerships continues to develop new and exciting learning and development opportunities aimed at practicing educators.
August 5 & 6, 2013 Madison, WI
The American Democracy Educators’ Forum is a program of the American Democracy Forum. Housed in the Department of Political Science, the American Democracy Forum promotes the study of American political thought, the principles of the American founding, and the place of those principles in the practice of contemporary American democracy. See the webpage for more information about ADEF.
Knowing your students' literacy strengths and reflecting on their literacy practices are keys to excellent literacy instruction. This summer/fall course is designed for novice and experienced teacher researchers who are interested in literacy learning and exploring the role iPads can play in data collection and analysis. Through this innovative program, novice and experienced teacher researchers from the Madison Metropolitan School District will attend five class sessions during summer 2013 and then participate in a year-long teacher research project as part of their work with the MMSD Collaborative Action Research Program.
Summer 2013, Madison, WI
The STARTALK K-12 Chinese Language Teachers Summer Institute offers a standards-based instructional program for new and experienced teachers of Chinese language at the K-12 level, with three UW-Madison credits for completed work through C&I 675 in the World Language Education Program. The program features quality Chinese language instruction through daily lessons, emphasizing differentiated teaching. See the webpage
for more information about the Chinese Language Teachers Summer Institute.
The Promising Practices Using Instructional Technology Campaign is a compilation of high quality best practice guidance, designed for and by teachers in the field. It is a library of wisdom that guides professionals through challenges related to utilizing instructional technology. The Promising Practices Using Instructional Technology Grant is intended for any K-12 educational professionals, including classroom teachers, special educators, administrators, and others who work with students in school settings.