The Village

The Village features weekly short videos from faculty, students, and alumnae/i. Topics will include everything from new Graduate Program offerings to recommendations, tips, and tricks for educators in every stage of their career. No pre-registration required, just check back weekly to watch our new episodes.

2018-2019 Episodes

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10+ Ways to Use an MAT

Learn about how you can use a Master of Arts in Teaching degree in and out of the classroom.
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Funding Your Graduate Education

Learn about the resources available to you to help finance your graduate education.
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High Demand Areas in Education

Learn about the reasons behind some high demand areas in education and why you should consider teaching them.
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Ann Neary, MATL'18, checks in

Neary discusses what she's been up to since graduation and how she's using her Master of Arts in Teaching, Teacher Leadership degree.
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Second Careers in Teaching: STEM

Heather Fuller, MAT Teacher Candidate, dicusses why she made the switch from engineering to teaching and how you can too.
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Panel discussion in an online class

A video featuring teacher leadership students interacting with the course instructor and four guest speakers in an online class.
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Teaching and Learning

Important experiences and insights about working with ELLs.
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Leading without Leaving

Nancy Gardner, MATL lecturer, talks about her web series on teacher leadership.

2017-2018 Episodes

Videos and presentation materials are available on the pages for each session.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching

A conversation with Sonia Nieto. Sunday, October 15, 2017
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Rescinding DACA: Impacts & Strategies

An interactive presentation with Eduardo Samaniego-Amaya, Alicia Lopez, Dr. Marta Guevara and Grace Cornell Gonzales. November 5, 2017
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Six Best Practices for Inclusive Teaching

Tips and stragies for novice teachers with Dr. Gwen Bass. Sunday, November 19, 2017
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The Secret Ingredient in Student Success

A presentation focusing on Latina/o Communities with Dr. Jennifer Matos from MHC and Dr. Edelina Berciaga from the Univ. of Colorado Denver. December 3.
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Crowdsource Financial Support

Four educators share how they successfully used DonorsChoose.Org to fund specific projects in their classrooms. December 17, 2017
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There's an app for that!

Organizational Tools for Teachers. January 7, 2018
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Teacher Leadership

A conversation about how teachers can lead from within the classroom. February 18, 2018
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Teaching Between Languages

What you can do when you don't speak the same language as your students. March 18, 2018
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Using Mathematical Routines

Learn about resources to engage all learners. April 8, 2018
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Union Organizing for Social Justice

Featuring Barbara Madeloni, Awo Okaikor Aryee-Price and Lois Weiner. April 22, 2018.
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Talking About Race

A conversation about how white educators can talk meaningfully about race in the classroom. Sunday, May 6
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Student-Driven Engineering and Science

Learn techniques for the elementary classroom. June 3, 2018
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Using Information Learning Technology

A discussion of student engagement through the use of information learning technology. June 17, 2018.

History of the Village

The Village began in 2017 and was co-hosted by former MAT Director, Bev Bell and MAT alum, Lily Eisermann. It’s original concept was to have presentations from experts in the field and virtual conversations about theory and practice, emergent and important issues in education, and to build community.