Engaging New Teachers

From workshops to symposia to lectures, MINTS offers a variety of events to engage new teachers in a supportive atmosphere.

New Inclusive Classroom Series
This year, we are excited to offer a five-part Inclusive Classroom series!  This series will occur in September, November, February, March, and May.

Upcoming MINTS Events

November 7, 2019

  • MINTS Inclusive Classroom Workshop: Mindfulness for Educators

    Come learn about living in the present moment! Research finds that educators who practice mindfulness have demonstrated reduced stress and burnout, reported greater efficacy in doing their jobs, and had more emotionally supportive and better-organized classrooms.

    • Location
    • Crowe Hall Room 107
    • Time
    • 4:30pm to 6:30pm

December 12, 2019

Past Events 

October 17, 2019

September 19, 2019

April 26, 2017

  • Teaching Coding with Robots: From Kindergarten to Career (Root Workshop)

    Presented by Shaileen Pokress, K-12 Computer Science Curriculum Specialist (Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University) & Raphael Cherney, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Scantorial. Co-sponsored by McQuade Library’s STEMsmart grant, M.I.N.T.S. and Kappa Delta Pi Education Honor Society. 

    • Location
    • MINTS
    • Time
    • All Day

April 5, 2017

February 25, 2017

November 9, 2016

May 6, 2016

  • Second Annual New-Teacher Support Symposium

    Welcome address by Sydney Chaffee, 2017 National Teacher of the Year and Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. Keynote address by Jon Saphier, Founder and President, Research for Better Teaching, Inc. Dynamic breakout sessions including: the influence and benefits of mentorship, movement in the classroom as effective pedagogy, Q&A follow-up session with Jon Saphier, etc.

    • Location
    • MINTS
    • Time
    • All Day