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College of Education

College of Education
006 Bluemont Hall
1114 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

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2020 Education Symposium – Virtual!

Thursday, October 8, 2020 via Zoom
Teaching and Learning in a Crisis

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Registration Fee: $20.00

Online Registration

Teaching and Learning in a Crisis with scholars wearing facemasks

Since 1988, students representing the College of Education have organized and held an exceptionally well-received symposium as a major professional development activity.

Education Symposium 2020 will be presented in a new dynamic online format, divided into four tracks:

  • Beginning Student Success
  • Teaching with Educational Technology
  • Wellness during and after Crisis
  • Crisis Management and Communication

If you have any questions regarding the 2020 Education Symposium please contact Ana Lucia Mendonca, Symposium Coordinator by e-mail at mendonca72@k-state.edu.

2020 Symposium Program

8:30-9:00 a.m. – Opening Session

9:00-10:00 a.m. – Track A: Beginning Teacher Success

  • Who Are You and What Would You Be as a Teacher?
  • First Year Teaching with First Year Teachers (PANEL)
  • Icebreakers and Getting to Know Your Students

10:00-11:00 a.m. – Track B: Teaching with Educational Technology

  • Issues Regarding Digital Equity
  • Gamification in the Learning Environment
  • Strategies for Effective Online Learning (PANEL)

11:10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Hause Creativity Lecture (KTOY)

12:30-1:30 p.m. – LUNCH

1:30-2:20 p.m. – BESITOS Documentary

2:20-3:20 p.m. – Track C: Wellness During and After Crisis

  • Emotional Supports for Children, Parents and Teachers (PANEL)
  • Behavior Issues After Long Periods Without School (PANEL)
  • Dealing with Food Insecurity (PANEL)

3:20-4:20 p.m. – Track D: Crisis Management and Communication

  • Connecting with Your Students Through Social Media
  • Change Management: How to Work Effectively
  • Creativity to Foster Online Engagement

4:20-4:30 p.m. – Closing Remarks