Those Who Can, Teach! Summer Camp


Welcome to the Those Who Can, Teach Summer Camp!

Teaching is one of the most important, challenging, and satisfying professions in today’s society. Teachers have the potential to impact hundreds of young lives throughout their careers and are key to helping their students develop the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in life. Teachers are highly talented, creative, and dedicated individuals who make a difference in the world.

Summer 2019 marks the 4th summer Those Who Can, Teach! has been offered by the College of Education & P-16 Integration at UTRGV. TWCT brings together students from high schools across the Rio Grande Valley for a week of engaging and creative activities designed to explore the teaching profession and the qualities of excellent teaching, all in a fun and dynamic learning environment on the two main UTRGV campuses (Edinburg and Brownsville).

During the week-long camp, students explore the teaching profession through guided activities of academic inquiry, interviews, and self-reflection, while working collaboratively with one another. A major focus of the camp is to help students develop their ability to use current educational technologies to conduct research and design multi-media presentations.

Opportunities and outcomes for students will include:

  • Better understanding of the teaching profession and qualities of excellent teaching.
  • Increased skill in using current educational technologies for research and presentation.
  • Opportunities to work creatively in teams and develop collaboration skills in learning and teaching.
  • New understandings about academic inquiry and research.
  • Opportunities to hone presentation skills.

2019 Dates:

June
3-7

Camp 2
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (1 Week)
Address: Edinburg Campus

June
3-7

Camp 3
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (1 Week)
Address: Brownsville Campus

The start time for TWCT is 9:00 a.m. and the end time is 4:00 p.m. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

Those Who Can, Teach! flyer.

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE! BE A SUMMER CAMP MENTOR

We are looking for energetic UTRGV Education students to be role models and mentors to high school students interested in exploring teaching as a career option. The Those Who Can, Teach! 2019 Summer Camp is dynamic, fun, interactive, and high-tech.

As a summer camp mentor, you will:

  • Earn service hours & enhance your resume
  • Gain first-hand experience in educational technology integration
  • Build teaching & leadership skills
  • Collaborate with UTRGV faculty, and RGV school district teachers & administrators

Please contact Ms. Kayla Reyes to indicate your interest in serving as a TWCT summer camp mentor or to ask questions about the camp.

Students will be registered through their school district. For further information about Those Who Can, Teach! summer camp, please contact Ms. Kayla Reyes (kayla.reyes@utrgv.edu, 956-882-7220).