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During the fall and spring semester, the Earl Center hosts drop-in workshops on a variety of curriculum topics. Below you can see a sample of workshops that have been held in the past. If you have an idea for a workshop or would like more information about the workshops, please contact the Earl Center at
Study Abroad Experience

Learn about the process of applying for study abroad and explore its benefits and hear highlights from a student's recent trip.

Ramps and Pathways

See a demonstration of scientific inquiry using materials housed at the Earl Center. Ramps and Pathways is an ideal curriculum project for students in their practica.

Writing Consultant Workshop

Gain an understanding of pre-writing techniques that work for you and your practica students. The writing consultants will highlight the connection between the work they do with Wheelock students and the teaching and learning mission of the Earl Center.

English Language Learners

Find out about effective strategies for teaching English Language Learners that incorporate Earl Center materials. These skills and materials can be used in students' classes and in practica.

Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

Discover free web tools you can use to enhance the teaching and learning experience of students in your practica.

Classroom Management

Come for a discussion of strategies for enabling teachers and students to develop peaceful classroom communities and build classroom management skills.

Digital Portfolio

See how you can implement authentic assessment using digital portfolios. This workshop will give students and faculty a digital template for their work in their college coursework and practica.

Are We Alone in the Universe?

Come and explore some of the latest discoveries about the existence of the Universe. We will learn how modern science has come to seemingly understand some big ideas about the Universe.

Investigating Boston Architecture

Join us as students highlight activities and present information about architectural construction and design in Boston and through history.

Using Google SketchUp

Learn how to use Google SketchUp to make 3D models.