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March 2019

An Evening with Rachel Simmons, Failing Well:Strategies for Resilience and Courage

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Rachel Simmons- Best-selling author, educator and leadership consultant                                 Failing Well: Strategies for Resilience and Courage March 28- Parent Speaker Series, GFT 7pm Rachel Simmons is the author of ​Enough As She Is: How to Help Girls Move Beyond Impossible Standards of Success to Live Healthy, Happy and Fulfilling Lives, and the New York Times bestsellers ​Odd Girl Out and ​The Curse of the Good Girl. As an educator, Rachel teaches girls and women skills to build their resilience,…

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August 2019

TFI 2019 Summer Symposium-Passion, Purpose and Perseverance

August 5 @ 8:00 am - August 8 @ 4:00 pm

TFI's Class of 2019 will convene for the first time for our 2019 Summer Symposium-Passion, Purpose and Perseverance! Passion, Purpose, and Perseverance No doubt, you have been told to “find your passion” or even “follow your bliss”, and perhaps you have even gone as far to pass on this allegedly sage advice to your children. Yet in doing so, we may be unknowingly setting them up for failure by sending them on a wild goose chase or in search of…

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Teaching Fellows Institute Free Parent and Community Talk- Passion, Purpose and Perseverance

August 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Trinity Episcopal School,
750 East 9th St
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States
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Passion, Purpose, and Perseverance No doubt, you have been told to “find your passion” or even “follow your bliss”, and perhaps you have even gone as far to pass on this allegedly sage advice to your children. Yet in doing so, we may be unknowingly setting them up for failure by sending them on a wild goose chase or in search of buried treasure. Instead of “finding” our passions as if they were lost, research suggests that we should instead…

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TFI’s Summer 2019 Alumni Workshop – Passion, Purpose and Perseverance

August 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

TFI's Alumni Fellows will have the opportunity to gather for a one day workshop with Prof. Brian Housand and learn how to bring Passion, Purpose and Perseverance to their lives and their students' lives! Passion, Purpose, and Perseverance No doubt, you have been told to “find your passion” or even “follow your bliss”, and perhaps you have even gone as far to pass on this allegedly sage advice to your children. Yet in doing so, we may be unknowingly setting…

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September 2019

Computational Thinking and Problem Solving

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will be introduced to the concept of Computational Thinking and its associated framework. Participants will explore the connections between Computational Thinking and various content areas demonstrating its effectiveness as computer science foundation builder as well as a problem solving strategy. Throughout North Carolina, educators and administrators alike are working to determine what constitutes a digital competency credit. While educators are required to obtain them annually, many districts have a variety of opinions as to what tool, strategy or content…

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