The Educators Institute

Project Work, Innovation, and Agency

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An Introduction to Project Work: Preparing Problem Solvers and Innovators

October 20-21, 2022

8:30 AM-3:30 PM

Institute Divisions: Elementary

and Middle School 

In this 2-day on-campus Institute, participants will learn to create inquiry-based projects for their classrooms. Sections are divided into elementary and middle school divisions.

 

Participants will learn:

  • Why project work is important

  • How to enhance student problem solving, research, collaboration, and communication skills

  • How project work helps address content area standards

Participants will also:

  • View video clips of classrooms engaged in project work

  • Receive tools to help with all aspects of project planning and evaluation

  • Work with Institute leaders to plan their own project

 

Register by September 23, 2022 for the early bird discount of $400.

Participants will earn Continuing Education (CEUs).

Attendees must be Covid vaccinated.

$450

Registration Opening Soon
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An Introduction to Project Work: Preparing Problem Solvers and Innovators

November 10-11, 2022

8:30 AM-3:30 PM

Institute Division: Preschool

In this 2-day on-campus Institute, participants will learn to create inquiry-based projects for their classrooms. This institute is for Preschool teachers.

 

Participants will learn:

  • Why project work is important

  • How to enhance student problem solving, research, collaboration, and communication skills

  • How project work helps address content area standards

Participants will also:

  • View video clips of classrooms engaged in project work

  • Receive tools to help with all aspects of project planning and evaluation

  • Work with Institute leaders to plan their own project

 

Register by September 23, 2022 for the early bird discount of $400.

Participants will earn Continuing Education (CEUs).

Attendees must be Covid vaccinated.

$450

Registration Opening Soon
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Seminars in Project Work:
A Deeper Dive

March 9-10, 2023

8:30 AM-3:30 PM

Institute Divisions: Preschool, Elementary, and Middle School

Participants will attend a variety of engaging sessions designed to allow a more comprehensive exploration of interest areas in project work.

 

Participants choose from seminars on topics such as:

 

  • Finding Math in Project Work

  • ​Mini-Inquiries

  • Developing Essential Questions

  • Creating with Technology

  • Making the Most of Guest Experts

  • Choosing a Topic

  • Centering your Projects with Learning Centers

  • Incorporating Equity into Project Work

  • Meeting the needs of gifted learners through projects

  • Observational Drawings

Participants will be able to take part in a Q&A with a Duke School Project Staff Developer.

 

Register by February 3, 2023  for the early bird rate of $400 per seminar.

Participants will earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Attendees must be Covid vaccinated.

$450

Registration Opening Soon

Frequently Asked Questions

Payment by credit card or check is accepted. 

Cancellations e-mailed to us 21 days prior to the institute will be refunded less a 20% processing fee. After that date no refunds are available, but replacement registrants are welcomed.

Consent to Use of Photo / Video / Audio policy is that registration, attendance at, or participation in Duke School's Educators Institute constitutes an agreement by the registrant to Duke School's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videos, and/or electronic productions.

Questions about group discounts, payment methods, or registration? E-mail us or call (919) 595-8405.