General Interest

The following General Interest Summer Institute will be offered on a four (4) day schedule from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day at Molloy's Rockville Centre campus located at 1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre or at our Suffolk Center campus in East Farmingdale, NY. However, two of the insulites offered in the "General Interest" area below: "Brand Your Classroom: Social Media in Education" and "The Tech Savvy Teacher of Today (Grades K-6)", will both be offered totally online. The Institutes can be taken for 3 graduate credits at $900 a course or on a non-credit basis for 2 in-service credits for $495 per course. Please note that students enrolled in these Institutes on an in-service basis cannot opt to take these Institutes for graduate credit once an Institute has begun. Molloy graduate students should consult their graduate advisor. Please click here for application and registration procedures. Click on the titles below for Institute descriptions and faculty bios:

The following institutes will be offered Online:

July 10 - July 13
Brand Your Classroom: Social Media in Education
: Instructor: Jessica Ryan (Closed, see July 24 for additional section)

July 17 - July 20
The Tech Savvy Teacher of Today: Instructor: Jessica Ryan (Closed, see July 31 for additional section)  

July 24 - July 27
Brand Your Classroom: Social Media in Education 
Instructor: Jessica Ryan (added section)

July 31 - August 3
The Tech Savvy Teacher of TodayInstructor: Jessica Ryan (added section)

The following institutes will be offered at our Rockville Centre Campus:
June 26 - June 29
Intergrating Positive Psychology Into Our Teaching: The Mindset, Hope, Grit and Character Strengths Revealed In Literature and History Instructor: Kevin Sheehan

Intergrating Character Education into the Common Core Curriculum Instructor: Rick Wolfsdorf (Canceled)

Beyond Your Classroom Walls: Experiential Teaching Across the Curriculum Grades 1-6 Instructor: Jessica Ryan (Closed, see section below)

Beyond Your Classroom Walls: Experiential Teaching Across the Curriculum Grades 1-6 Instructor: Amy Garfinkel (added section)

Blogging Your Way to A Writing Identity: How and Why To Blog as an Educator and Launcing Student Blogs K-12 Instructor: Kathleen Sokolowski (Canceled)

Making Thinking Visible: Grades K-6 Instructor: Megan Pavlick

July 10 - July 13
Educate the Whole Child- A Different Way to Think About Education Instructors: Tom McGuire, Howard Katzoff and Dr. Christopher Nye

July 17 - July 20
Green Screen iPad Newscast for the Classroom 
Instructor: Rick Wolfsdorf and Mike Young (Canceled)

Differentiated Instructional and Assessment Strategies for Diverse Learners Instructor: Audra Cerruto

July 24 - July 27
Promoting A Literacy-Based Culture in Schools Through Effective Leadership 
Instructors: Victor Jaccarino and Mike Keany (Canceled)

Proactive vs. Reactive Strategies to Support Struggling Learners and Create a Warm Classroom Climate: Grades K-6 Instructor: Megan Pavlick

July 31 - August 3

Green Screen iPad Min-Play and Impromptu Productions for the Classroom Instructors: Rick Wolfsdorf and Mike Young (Canceled)

The following institutes will be offered at our Suffolk Campus:

July 17 -July 20
Social Issues in Education (Race, Class, Gender, Orientation): Engaging and Amplifying Student Voice 
Instructor: Ed Kemnitzer

July 24 - July 27
Classroom Management Techniques: Grades 6-12
Instructor: Michael J. Ferretti

July 31 - August 3 
Creating a Culture of Thinking for 21st Century Learners Instructors: Danielle Mammolito

August 7 - August 10
21st Century Learning and Teaching: Connectedness, Transparency, and Digital Leadership
Instructor: Ed Kemnitzer

Creating a Thought-Full Classroom; Incorporating Thinking Routines to Foster Critical Thinking, Collaboration, and Creativity Instructor: Louisa Vecchione (Canceled)

August 14 - August 17

Creating Classroom Production Studios to Amplify Student Voice (Formally," Mastering the Digital Tools of Creation and Engagement), Instructor: Robert Joyce (Canceled)

Introduction to the Flipped Classroom Instructor: Melissa Torre