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August 20 @ 3:00 pm - September 3 @ 5:00 pm
August 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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Upcoming Events

HPE-20SEA0085-BLrng
See event details for: Blended Learning for Today’s Classrooms Event

Blended Learning for Today’s Classrooms Event

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - September 3 @ 5:00 pm

K12 teachers are invited to learn how to seamlessly transition instruction from in-person to virtual environments providing students with purpose to complete tasks that lead to mastery of content. Identify the latest research in the field of virtual instruction, asynchronous and synchronous content delivery and how to motivate online learners. Interact with participants in an active, online workshop that will leave you invigorated and ready to effect change in the virtual classroom. (more…)
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See event details for: GCU Drive

GCU Drive

August 29 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

On Saturday, Aug. 29 you're invited to hop in the driver’s seat for our campus road tour. Cruise through the vibrant Grand Canyon University campus from your own car while listening to an expert point out highlights on your smartphone.

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HPE-20SEA0085-ESE
See event details for: Enhancing Student Engagement Through PBL

Enhancing Student Engagement Through PBL

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Project and Problem Based Learning (PBL) are engaging and powerful K-12 instructional strategies tools to teach content, collaboration, critical thinking and communication. This introductory series is designed to provide educators with the framework to begin implementing PBL or to retool an existing project. (more…)
HPE-20SEA0085-TStem
See event details for: “T” in STEM Event

“T” in STEM Event

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In today's blended learning environment, the "T" in STEM is developing into a necessary commodity for all students to be able to access learning. In this series, K12 teachers and administrators will become familiar with the Engineering Design Process, active learning strategies, and digital tools that enhance classroom engagement in virtual and in-person environments. (more…)
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See event details for: Welcome Week 2020

Welcome Week 2020

September 21 - September 26

Welcome Week is one of our biggest events of the year! We cannot wait to welcome new and returning students to GCU and kick off the 2020-21 school year.

Welcome Week is all about starting a new journey, getting to know campus, meeting new friends and learning what it means to be a GCU Lope. Do not miss out on any of the action!

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HPE-20SEA0085-DI
See event details for: Differentiated Instruction

Differentiated Instruction

September 22 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Differentiated instruction is a method of teaching that provides a learning environment rich in a variety of modalities. This session is designed to provide K-6 teachers and support staff with the resources to create a learning environment that will maximize the potential for student success by using the strategies associated with differentiated instruction. At the end of this session K-6 teachers and support staff will possess an introductory repertoire of tools and strategies preparing them for differentiating instruction that will allow them to respond to the diverse needs of the students in their classroom. (more…)
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See event details for: Classroom Management for In-Person And Virtual Settings

Classroom Management for In-Person And Virtual Settings

September 24 @ 3:30 pm - November 19 @ 5:30 pm

During this three-part online learning series, participants will reflect on their current classroom management practices and their effectiveness in the area of relationship building. Our expert facilitator will provide classroom management strategies and techniques that are easy to implement and aligned to the needs of your teachers. Throughout the training, teachers will engage in role play based on real classroom situations to aid them in developing confidence in their newfound tools. When they return to the classroom, they will be invigorated and possess a new set of strategies for effective management.

Highlights:

  • Reflect on the correlation between effective classroom management and student learning.

  • Learn new strategies to create a learning environment that fosters and supports relationships between the
    teacher and students.

  • Explore new strategies and routines to create a learning environment that supports individual and
    collaborative learning.

  • Practice using the strategies introduced during the session by engaging in role place based on real
    classroom situation.


Dates:

  • Sept. 24

  • Oct. 8

  • Nov. 19


Times:

  • 3:30 – 5:30 pm (MST – AZ Time)


Professional Development Hours: 6

Cost:

  • $150 per person

  • $400 for a team of three from same district/school (10% discount)


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Making Ties: Restorative Practices
See event details for: Making TIES: Restorative Practices for Classroom Teachers

Making TIES: Restorative Practices for Classroom Teachers

October 2 @ 8:30 am - October 3 @ 3:30 pm

Join us for our next Making TIES (Trauma Informed Educational Supports) event! This two-day workshop will teach educators how to facilitate circle processes on the continuum to enhance the community of learners and build meaningful relationships between students and their peers, as well as students and their teachers. Circle processes not only enhance your ability as an educator, but they also help build strong classroom culture, improve classroom management and more. This workshop will be led by Britt Adams, a licensed trainer with the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP) and all attendees will earn 12 professional development hours.

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2020 HSET Event
See event details for: Health Sciences, Engineering and Technology Day at GCU

Health Sciences, Engineering and Technology Day at GCU

November 5 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

STEM fields are the future – and Grand Canyon University is leading the way! With a new state-of-the-art engineering building and another on the way, plus a variety of expanded technology programs, we are making a huge investment in the world’s fastest-growing fields. Now, we’re inviting all high school junior and seniors, parents, teachers, and school leaders to join us for an incredible day of STEM learning and fun!