International Teachers and Scholars

2022 Sep 13

Discussion Group for International Teaching Fellows

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 22 2022 .
4:30pm to 6:00pm

4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm
4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center

Are you interested in connecting with other international PhD students and practicing your English in a friendly, informal setting? Join our discussion group! International PhD students have the opportunity to connect with each other and our...

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2022 Aug 22

Fall Teaching Conference - Fundamentals Cohort 2 Kickoff

9:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

New TFs are invited to attend one of two cohorts of our Pre-conference Fundamentals training. Each cohort consists of three 90-minute sessions in which new TFs review key components of each core module on the Hit the Ground Running Canvas site.

*Note: this is the first of 3 training sessions for this cohort.*

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and...

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2022 Aug 18

Fall Teaching Conference - Fundamentals Cohort 1 Kickoff

9:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Online

New TFs are invited to attend one of two cohorts of our Pre-conference Fundamentals training. Each cohort consists of three 90-minute sessions in which new TFs review key components of each core module on the Hit the Ground Running Canvas site.

*Note: this is the first of 3 training sessions for this cohort.*

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and...

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2022 Aug 24

Fall Teaching Conference - Practice Teaching Session

2:15pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

Graduate student teachers are invited to take advantage of the opportunity to practice presenting a short lesson and get feedback from an experienced facilitator and a small group of your peers. Practice teaching sessions will run daily from August 23 to August 26.

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and experienced graduate student teachers for their roles as Teaching Fellows in the FAS. Sessions are capped and pre-registration is required. Learn more ...

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2022 Aug 23

Fall Teaching Conference - Practice Teaching Session

2:15pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

Graduate student teachers are invited to take advantage of the opportunity to practice presenting a short lesson and get feedback from an experienced facilitator and a small group of your peers.

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and experienced graduate student teachers for their roles as Teaching Fellows in the FAS. Sessions are capped and pre-registration is required. Learn more ...

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2022 Aug 24

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Teaching as an International Scholar

11:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

Sarah Emory, Assistant Director, International Teachers and Scholars, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
With experienced international TFs

Are you a TF who got your undergraduate degree at an institution outside the U.S.? If so, you may have questions about teaching undergraduates at Harvard. How might the undergraduate experience here differ from your own experience? As an International TF, what do you need to know to navigate teaching in Harvard classrooms successfully? In this roundtable discussion, explore issues related to teaching across borders...

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2022 Aug 24

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Being a Head TF

11:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

Adam Beaver, Director of Pedagogy, Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning
With experienced head TFs

Want to learn more about how to be an effective Head Teaching Fellow? Looking for a forum to talk through what it’s like to work closely with your coursehead, and to coordinate a larger teaching team? Wondering what is (or isn’t) your responsibility, and where to get help? Join the Bok Center’s Director of Pedagogy and veteran Head TFs for a wide-ranging, informal discussion about the ins and outs of the job, which combines the roles of instructor, project...

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2022 Aug 24

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Teaching and Learning in Community

11:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

Emily Epperson and Lauren Sullivan, Bok Pedagogy Fellows

Developing as a teacher means learning from yourself, and your peers, as well as having some teaching mentors. In this interactive panel discussion, explore key topics in teaching with experienced TFs. They will discuss their approaches to 1) organization and time management, 2) working on a teaching team, 3) building rapport, connecting with students, and working to build an inclusive classroom, and 4) how your own identity as a teacher affects your teaching as well as your expectations for yourself and...

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2022 Aug 25

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Language Teaching

11:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

In this small-group discussion, join experienced language TFs to discuss questions important to language teaching. How do you prepare for class? How do you help students feel comfortable making mistakes in a new language? How do you give feedback? Participants will leave the session with tips and strategies for language teaching.

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and experienced graduate student teachers for their roles as Teaching Fellows in the FAS. Pre-registration is required. Learn more ...

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2022 Aug 23

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Language Teaching

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

In this small-group discussion, join experienced language TFs to discuss questions important to language teaching. How do you prepare for class? How do you help students feel comfortable making mistakes in a new language? How do you give feedback? Participants will leave the session with tips and strategies for language teaching.

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and experienced graduate student teachers for their roles as Teaching Fellows in the FAS. Pre-registration is required. Learn more ...

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2022 Aug 25

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Leading Problem-Based Sections

11:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

In this small-group discussion, join experienced TFs in the sciences to discuss questions like, how do you lead a problem-based section? How do you help students solve problems (without giving them the answers)? How do you give feedback? Participants will leave the sessions with tips and strategies for teaching in problem-based sections. 

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and experienced graduate student teachers for their roles as Teaching Fellows in the FAS. Pre-registration is required. Learn more ...

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2022 Aug 23

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Leading Problem-Based Sections

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

In this small-group discussion, join experienced TFs in the sciences to discuss questions like, how do you lead a problem-based section? How do you help students solve problems (without giving them the answers)? How do you give feedback? Participants will leave the sessions with tips and strategies for teaching in problem-based sections. 

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and experienced graduate student teachers for their roles as Teaching Fellows in the FAS. Pre-registration is required. Learn more ...

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2022 Aug 25

Fall Teaching Conference Roundtable - Leading Discussion-Based Sections

11:30am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Hall

In this small-group discussion, join experienced TFs in the humanities and social sciences to discuss questions like, how do you prepare to lead a discussion-based section? What kinds of things can you do in class to keep students engaged? How do you give feedback? Participants will leave the session with tips and strategies for teaching in discussion-based sections. 

This session is part of the Fall Teaching Conference, which is designed to prepare new and experienced graduate student teachers for their roles as Teaching Fellows in the FAS. Pre-registration is...

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