List of Events

MSTE Friday Lunches are paused indefinitely, but you can still find historical archives, including videos, on this site.
Datesort descending Title Speakers Tags Video
September 18, 2009 - 12:00pm Exoplanets Activity Morten Lundsgaard astronomy, exoplanets, physics, science
September 25, 2009 - 12:00pm Etoys Presentation Kathleen Harness etoys, computers, technology, programming, education
October 2, 2009 - 12:00pm Merit Program Presentation Paul Wenger mathematics, education
October 23, 2009 - 12:00pm New Math Brother Thomas Dupre education, mathematics
November 6, 2009 - 12:00pm Creativity Bruce Litchfield engineering, creativity, technology, critical thinking, education
November 13, 2009 - 12:00pm The Math You Need and The Math You Want George Reese, Jana Sebestik mathematics, education
November 20, 2009 - 12:00pm Distributed Wall Socket Metering Steve Granda, Ariel Moctezuma engineering, energy, technology, smart energy
December 4, 2009 - 12:00pm Robotics at Uni Summer Camp Rita Davis math, technology, robotics, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)
February 5, 2010 - 12:00pm What Etoys Could Bring to STEM Education Avigail Snir etoys, education, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)
February 12, 2010 - 12:00pm A Teacher's Experience at the Emergent Life Institute Frank Petkunas education, science, biology, teachers
February 19, 2010 - 12:00pm Teaching with Dynamic Geometry: Is There Something New for Students to Learn? Gloriana González mathematics, geometry, education
February 26, 2010 - 12:00pm Discussion on Math Workshops for Teachers George Reese mathematics, education, teachers
March 5, 2010 - 12:00pm Thinking and Creativity in Learning Mathematics Teaching Luisa Rosu teaching, mathematics, education, creativity
March 12, 2010 - 12:00pm The FABLab in Champaign-Urbana and the DigiFab Proposal Jonathan Manton, Betty Barrett fabrication, technology, outreach, education
April 2, 2010 - 12:00pm iFoundry Ray Price engineering, education, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), curriculum
April 9, 2010 - 12:00pm TI-Robots in the Classroom Pam Riss education, robotics, math, technology
April 16, 2010 - 12:00pm The First Calculus Text: 1609 Peter Braunfeld mathematics, calculus
April 23, 2010 - 12:00pm Merit Program and the MIST Project Jennifer McNeilly, Gretchen Adams, Tracey Hickox, Holly Downs Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), science, technology, mathematics, education
September 10, 2010 - 12:00pm Calculus with and without Mathematica: Some questions about student thinking Debra Woods mathematics, Mathematica, calculus
September 24, 2010 - 12:00pm Increasing Algebra I Proficiency Scores Carolyn Hunter
October 1, 2010 - 12:00pm Visit to the Pollinatarium Terry Harrison, Michael McKelvey entomology, science, citizen science, bees, pollinators
October 22, 2010 - 12:00pm An overview of Project NEURON Barbara Hug education, science, neuroscience
October 29, 2010 - 12:00pm Learn Math by Making Math: an Overview of the Make Mathematics Platform Bruce Carpenter mathematics, Mathematica
November 5, 2010 - 12:00pm Illinois Bridge to China: An International Outreach Initiative Jeffrey Sandler bridge projects, sustainability, China, culture
November 12, 2010 - 12:00pm Presentation by Anita Martin Anita Martin
December 3, 2010 - 12:00pm Open Discussion & Math Problems N/A mathematics, discussion
January 28, 2011 - 12:00pm Accessible Math and Graphics Dr. John Gardner mathematics, graphics, accessibility, technology
February 4, 2011 - 12:00pm The psycho-pedagogical bases of electronic textbook development Elena Railean textbooks, mathematics, informatics, chemistry, education
February 11, 2011 - 12:00pm Enhancing Creativity: Assisting students whether you have 15 minutes or 15 weeks Bruce Litchfield creativity, students, time
February 18, 2011 - 12:00pm Teaching Mechanics with a Cheap Stroboscope Morten Lundsgaard
February 25, 2011 - 11:30am Field Trip to Staerkel Planetarium David Leake planetarium, dome, sun, planets, solar, solar power, solar system
March 11, 2011 - 12:00pm Assessing Science by Assessing Writing: A Report on the Assess-As-You-Go Writing Assistant Project Bill Cope assessments, education
March 18, 2011 - 12:00pm Open Discussion N/A discussion
April 1, 2011 - 12:00pm Engineer Guy Videos Bill Hammack engineering, videos, science
April 8, 2011 - 12:00pm Numerals Peter Braunfeld mathematics, numerals, history
April 15, 2011 - 12:00pm Presentation by Quinn Baetz Quinn Baetz education
April 22, 2011 - 12:00pm An informal discussion on preparation for college mathematics Randy McCarthy mathematics, college, preparation
April 29, 2011 - 12:00pm Illinois Project Lead The Way STEM Update Brenda Pacey project, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)
May 6, 2011 - 12:00pm Field Trip to the Hydrosystems Lab Blake Landry hydrosystems, laboratory
September 9, 2011 - 11:45am Field Trip to Champaign Central High Jason Deal high school, mathematics
September 16, 2011 - 12:00pm Open Discussion N/A discussion
September 23, 2011 - 12:00pm Ways To Use Multimedia in Education Andrew Stengele teachers, technology, multimedia tools
September 30, 2011 - 12:00pm Talking about rates of change: Gaining insights from Algebra students' conversations. Anna Fricano algebra, students
October 7, 2011 - 12:00pm iFoundry and iEFX Ray Price Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), engineering, education
October 14, 2011 - 12:00pm TAP In Leadership Academy Sally Carter students, academics, education
October 28, 2011 - 12:00pm CUVolunteer Sarah Zehr public engagement, volunteering File MSTE Friday Lunch 2011 - (Sarah Zehr)
November 11, 2011 - 12:00pm Math Puzzles with Pete Pete Glaze mathematics, puzzles
December 2, 2011 - 12:00pm Open Discussion and Math Puzzles! N/A math, puzzles
January 27, 2012 - 12:00pm New Zealand Delta Conference George Reese, Debra Woods mathematics, international, conference
February 3, 2012 - 12:00pm KAM WAM (Krannert Art Museum-Week at the Museum) Anne Sautman, Haeny Yoon, Ritu Radhakrishnan museum, art, creativity
February 10, 2012 - 12:00pm Calculus Class Activity Grab Bag Chris Cunningham mathematics, classroom, activities
February 17, 2012 - 12:00pm BeeSpotter/The Insect Fear Film Festival May Berenbaum entomology, citizen science, science, films, pollinators, bees
March 9, 2012 - 12:00pm Sustainability Stephanie Lage, Morgan Johnston campus, sustainability
March 16, 2012 - 12:00pm The BioGraph project using StarLogo TNG Daniel Wendel BioGraph project, computational thinking, biology, curriculum
April 13, 2012 - 12:00pm Novel Education for Understanding Research on Neuroscience Barbara Hug education, neuroscience, science, teachers, curriculum
April 20, 2012 - 12:00pm Etoys as modeling tool in a science methods class Morten Lundsgaard, Avigail Snir etoys, modeling tool, science
April 27, 2012 - 12:00pm Formative Assessment and Mathematics Teaching and Learning Michele Crockett formative assessment, mathematics
September 14, 2012 - 12:00pm iFoundry Update Ray Price Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), engineering, education File MSTE Friday Lunch 2012 - iFoundry (Ray Price)
September 21, 2012 - 12:00pm Studying Student Misconceptions in Basic Mathematics Through Analysis of Solution Strategies using ILogistic Modeling. Chuck Secolsky
September 28, 2012 - 12:00pm Making A Difference, One Student at a Time Lauren Smith mentoring, students File MSTE Friday Lunch 2012 - Making A Difference: One Student at a Time (Lauren Smith)
October 5, 2012 - 12:00pm Time vs. Difficulty: A graphic display of programming problems for young children Kathleen Harness children, programming File MSTE Friday Lunch 2012 - Computer Programming Tools in Schools (Kathleen Harness)
October 12, 2012 - 12:00pm Is Algebra Necessary? Peter Braunfeld algebra, mathematics, high school File MSTE Friday Lunch 2012 - Is Algebra Necessary? (Peter Braunfeld)
October 26, 2012 - 12:00pm The iPad's Role in Meaningful Education Improvement Bill Chapman tablets, technology, programming, curriculum, education reform File MSTE Friday Lunch 2012 - One Vision of the iPad's Use in Education (Bill Chapman)
November 2, 2012 - 12:00pm Cosmology Research at UIUC Jon Thaler cosmology, physics, astronomy
November 9, 2012 - 12:00pm Cinematic Treatments of Scientific Data for Public Outreach AJ Christensen supercomputers, data, programming File MSTE Friday Lunch 2012 - Cinematic Treatments of Scientific Data for Public Outreach
November 30, 2012 - 12:00pm Ecosystem Engineering: A New Class of Optimization Problem Kevin Wolz ecosystem, engineering, nature File MSTE Friday Lunch 2012 - Ecosystem Engineering (Kevin Wolz)
February 1, 2013 - 12:00pm Exploring the Next Generation Science Standards: implications for Teaching Barbara Hug, Morten Lundsgaard science, Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
February 8, 2013 - 12:00pm Naturally Illinois Expo: Prairie Research Institute Reaches out to our Communities Eve Hargrave nature, environment, research File MSTE Friday Lunch 2013 - Naturally Illinois Expo (Eve Hargrave)
February 15, 2013 - 12:00pm The Illinois Geometry Lab Noel DeJarnette mathematics, geometry File MSTE Friday Lunch 2013 - Illinois Geometry Lab (Noel DeJarnette)
February 22, 2013 - 12:00pm CUScholars: Preparing our students for more choices Gail Rost CUScholars, high school, gpa File MSTE Friday Lunch 2013 - CU Scholars (Gail Rost)
March 29, 2013 - 12:00pm Working with Math Teachers in Haiti Adam Poetzel, Jay Hooper secondary math, Haiti File MSTE Friday Lunch - Working with Math Teachers in Haiti
April 5, 2013 - 12:00pm Supercomputers: What are they and why we need them Marc Snir supercomputers, technology, engineering File MSTE Friday Lunch 2013 - Supercomputers (Marc Snir)
April 12, 2013 - 12:00pm VMD, a molecular visualization tool created by Physics and Beckman Sharlene Denos molecular visualization tool, biophysics, biochemistry, physics
April 19, 2013 - 12:00pm How students in statistics classes process mathematics. Chuck Secolsky mathematics, statistics
September 13, 2013 - 12:00pm Math Classroom Observations: A New Tool and a Search for New Perspectives George Reese classroom observations, perspectives File MSTE Friday Lunch - Math Classroom Observations (George Reese)
September 20, 2013 - 12:00pm Development of an Outreach Program for Private Well Owners George Czapar water, outreach
September 27, 2013 - 12:00pm A classroom activity for teaching about the dynamic nature of science Chandana Jasti Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), Project NEURON, education, science, curriculum, technology
October 4, 2013 - 12:00pm A Pizza Lunch with Galileo OR How a Genius Does Mathematical Modeling Peter Braunfeld mathematical modeling
October 11, 2013 - 12:00pm What I Learned From Art About Teaching Math Natalya Zielnicki mathematics, art File MSTE Friday Lunch - What I Learned from Art About Teaching Math
November 1, 2013 - 12:00pm Open Discussion N/A
November 8, 2013 - 12:00pm Field Trip to the Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab Dean Rose, Chris Nixon fabrication, technology, design, 3d printing
November 15, 2013 - 12:00pm Engaging struggling learners and students with disabilities in STEM learning Maya Israel special education, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), technology, students with disabilities File MSTE Friday Lunch - Engaging Struggling Learners and Students with Disabilities in STEM Learning
December 6, 2013 - 12:00pm The Virtues of Integrated Secondary Science Sammy Lindgren secondary science, engineering
January 31, 2014 - 12:00pm Changing Strategy in Developmental Math Brian Mercer developmental math, math, community college, education File MSTE Friday Lunch - Changing Strategy in Developme
February 7, 2014 - 12:00pm How People with Disabilities Access the Web Hadi Rangin, Michael McKelvey accessibility, web, technology, classroom File MSTE Friday Lunch 2014 - How People with Disabilities Access the Web
February 14, 2014 - 12:00pm Collaborations with the Center for Education in Small Urban Communities Lisa Monda-Amaya, Brad Thompson, Jill Dehart education, community, mathematics, science, technology
February 21, 2014 - 12:00pm De-Mystifying Technology and Other Projects from GSLIS' Center for Digital Inclusion Martin Wolske technology, Kenwood Elementary School, computers File MSTE Friday Lunch 2014 - De-Mystifying Technology (Martin Wolske)
February 28, 2014 - 12:00pm iSEE a Sustainable Campus Ben McCall research, education, outreach, sustainability, Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP)
March 7, 2014 - 12:00pm Creative thinking + Computational thinking = Aspirational thinking Bri Chapman creative, computational, aspirational, thinking, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM)
March 14, 2014 - 12:00pm Creating Connections Between Volunteers and the Community Sarah Zehr, Michael McKelvey, Rebecca Byrd, James Barham volunteering, service, public engagement, community, hunger, food, art File MSTE Friday Lunch 2014 - Creating Connections Between Volunteers and the Community
April 11, 2014 - 12:00pm Cognitive research in STEM: What it tells us about student perception and performance, and how it can inform teaching Jose Mestre Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM), studies, lab
April 18, 2014 - 12:00pm Digital Environments for Learning, Teaching, and Agency (DELTA) in the College of Education Robb Lindgren, Emma Mercier education, technology, digital environments
April 25, 2014 - 12:00pm Interactive Online Laboratories Mats Selen online, lab, software, interactive, physics, sensors, voltage, velocity, force
May 2, 2014 - 12:00pm Teacher Stress: The Key to Happy Classrooms and Careers Erica Thieman teachers, stress, behavior, environment, classroom File MSTE Friday Lunch 2014 - Teacher Stress (Erica Thieman)
September 19, 2014 - 12:00pm Minecraft 3D Printing Jeff Ginger, Brandan Pflugmacher, Brendan McDonnell minecraft, 3d printing, technology, fab lab
September 26, 2014 - 12:00pm Smart Grid Education: Power & Energy Curriculum Jana Sebestik tcipg, education, power, energy
October 3, 2014 - 12:00pm Celebrating High School Innovators Ray Price and Amy Koester innovation, high school, students
October 10, 2014 - 12:00pm Kenwood Kennovation: An elementary school community promoting collaboration, creativity, computational thinking, and computer science Jessica Pitcher, Todd Lash, Minsoo Park education, innovation, technology, computational thinking, lesson planning, technology literacy
October 17, 2014 - 12:00pm No Friday Lunch This Week None
October 24, 2014 - 12:00pm What It's Really Like on the Champaign Unit 4 School Board Kerris Lee education, educational policy, innovation