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Best Teachers Summer Institute, 2017

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Next Program:  2017 
Washington, DC

19th Annual International Summer Institute

A Three-day institute based on Ken Bain's award-winning and best selling book What the Best College Teachers Do* (Harvard University Press, 2004), and featuring some of the subjects of the 15-year study of excellence in college education. Institute combines resources of Northwestern University, University of Texas, University of Virginia, Rhode Island School of Design, Assumption College, and Vanderbilt University.  This year's program will also feature ideas from Ken Bain's new book What the Best College Students Do* (Harvard University Press, 2012).

*Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize for an Outstanding Book on Education and Society (2004)
 *Winner of the Virginia and Warren Stone Prize for an Outstanding Book on Education and Society (2012)

To Read an Excerpt


What do the best teachers do to captivate and motivate students, to help them reach unusually high levels of accomplishment? Participants in this highly interactive workshop will explore and use findings from a fifteen- year inquiry into the practices and insights of highly successful teachers, those people with phenomenal success in helping their students achieve remarkable learning results. The program will emphasize both improving one's teaching and developing ways to share insights with colleagues back home. Enrollment is limited. The workshop will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, and end in the early afternoon on Friday, June 20, and will take place in the scenic suburbs of New York City, approximately 12 miles west of Manhattan.


Location of Institute

The Wilshire Grand Hotel is a luxury hotel located a short drive from the Montclair State University campus in West Orange, New Jersey, 12 miles to the west of Manhattan. A lively local restaurant and theater scene complements the New York theaters, concerts, shopping, restaurants, and museums, which are easily accessible by train and taxi. All sessions will be held in the world class Conference Center at the Wilshire Grand.

KEN BAIN Contact information: kenbain@usa.com Telephone: 973-847-9049

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