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 ChampaignUrbana 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 
TIRobots 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 psychopedagogical 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 AssessAsYouGo 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 
MSTE Friday Lunch 2011  CUVolunteer.org (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 MuseumWeek 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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
MSTE Friday Lunch 2013  Naturally Illinois Expo (Eve Hargrave) 
February 15, 2013  12:00pm 
The Illinois Geometry Lab 
Noel DeJarnette 
mathematics, geometry 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 ChampaignUrbana 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 
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 
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 
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 MondaAmaya, Brad Thompson, Jill Dehart 
education, community, mathematics, science, technology 

February 21, 2014  12:00pm 
DeMystifying Technology and Other Projects from GSLIS' Center for Digital Inclusion 
Martin Wolske 
technology, Kenwood Elementary School, computers 
MSTE Friday Lunch 2014  DeMystifying 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 
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 
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 
