College of Education
This presentation will provide an overview of the NSF-funded research on integrated K-8 computer science (CS) instruction for academically diverse learners, including those with disabilities.
Barbara Hug will be joining the group to present on Project NEURON (Novel Education for Understanding Research on Neuroscience).
MSTE Friday Lunch will have a few presenters this week, tell us about the upcoming events at the Krannert Art Museum.
Adam Poetzel (College of Education) and Jay Hooper (Centennial High School) traveled to a rural school in the city of Gramothe, Haiti to engage in professional development work with four secondary math teachers. They spent three days with the teachers at the school and observed several classroom lessons. In this presentation, they will share experiences, insights, and implications from the partnership that was created.
Maya Israel (Special Education, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) gives a MSTE Friday Lunch talk titled "Engaging struggling learners and students with disabilities in STEM learning".
Robb Lindgren and Emma Mercier give an overview of the Digital Environments for Learning, Teaching, & Agency (DELTA) program in the College of Education and discuss related faculty projects.
Kathleen Harness will lead a discussion on "Time vs. Difficulty: A Graphic Display of Programming Problems for Young Children."
Professor Morten Lundsgaard will demonstrate a hands-on activity that simulates a way that astronomers look for exoplanets.
George Reese will lead a discussion with the group on "Math Workshops for Teachers."