November 8, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Open to Maine high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors, the Future Teachers Academy is for students who are interested in exploring the field of education. Students will be able to participate in a daylong, hands-on and experimental teaching environment, led by professional faculty from the Thomas College School of Education, as well as partners from the Maine Department of Education and Maine Teachers of the Year.
This academy is free and includes morning snacks and lunch. Students will get a chance to participate in workshops, create projects, and will be able to take a tour of the College after the day concludes.
November 8, 2019 FTA Agenda
8:30am to 9:00am – Registration, snacks, and beverages
9:00am to 9:10am – Welcome to Thomas and the School of Education
9:10am to 9:35am – Becoming a Teacher in Maine – Thomas student panel
9:35am to 10:20am – Session #1: STEAM – Weaving a Tapestry of Learning
10:20am to 11:05am – Session #2: Educational Game Design – Shall We Play a Game?
11:05am to 11:50am – Session #3: Student-Centered Education in Maine Classrooms
11:50am to 12:15pm – Wrap Up and Closing Exercise
12:15pm to 12:45pm – Lunch
12:45pm to 1:30pm – Campus Tours
1:30pm – Adjourn