Faculty Learning Community on Science and Math Education

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Welcome. This page provides a continually updated list of links to materials created in connection with the BiCo Faculty Learning Community on Science and Math Education.   The group first met on 5 October 2009 and will be meeting in the future ever two weeks.  Meeting reports include on-line forums for further discussion by group members and any other interested people.  For further information about the group contact Howard Glasser.     

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (April 29, 2010)

TOPIC:

Reflections on a journey toward science education as conversation

or

The theory and practice of science as "co-generative dialogue"?

 

Paul Grobstein will briefly describe and reflect on his own experiences with trying to get science education "less wrong," with the objective of providing a framework that will encourage and support continuing conversation about a number of issues that have come up in our meeting this year.  Among them are

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (April 15, 2010)

TOPIC: Connecting Science Past with Science Future
SUGGESTED READING: "NSTA 2010"
Snacks will be served in Campus Center 200 from 2:30-4pm.

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NSTA 2010

NSTA 2010
Connecting Science Past with Science Future,
by Jill Garland, Alice Kaufman, Maggie Powers, and Doug Vallette
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NITLE Memo

                                                                                            Sunday, March 28, 2010

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (April 1, 2010)

TOPIC: Technology in Education

SUGGESTED READING:
Tapscott on Changing Pedagogy for the Net Generation” and the executive summary of the draft National Educational Technology Plan.


Snacks will be served in Campus Center 200 from 2:30-4pm.

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (March 18, 2010)

TOPIC: Coherently Implementing Model-based Inquiry
Learning Across High School Chemistry and Physics Classes

SUGGESTED READING:

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (March 4, 2010)

SUGGESTED READING:
M.A. Papalaskari et. al,
"PIVOTS: Service Learning at the Science, Theatre & Magic Boundary." 
IEEE October 28 – 31, 2006, San Diego, CA

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (February 18, 2010)

SUGGESTED READING below, provided by Julie Booth of Temple University, who will facilitate the conversation.
Snacks will be served in CAMPUS CENTER 200.

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (February 4, 2010)

SUGGESTED READING: Richard Mayer, "Can Problem Solving Skills be Taught?" Learning and Instruction.
Bill Huber will facilitate a conversation on transfer.

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (January 21, 2010)

SUGGESTED READING
Jeannette M. Wing, "Computational Thinking." Communications of the ACM 49, 3 (March 2006).

Snacks will be served in the Dorothy Vernon Room of Haffner Dining Hall

AGENDA
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a discussion of technology in the educational process,
led by John Dougherty and Bill Huber
 

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (December 14, 2009)

SUGGESTED READING
Lewis Hyde, Chapter 3: "The Labor of Gratitude." The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property.

Lunch served in Dorothy Vernon Room of Haffner Dining Hall

Agenda (from Alice Lesnick):

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (November 30, 2009)

SUGGESTED READING
Mark H. Johnson and Yuko Munakata,"Processes of change in brain and cognitive development." TRENDS in Cognitive Sciences
9, 3 (March 2005): 152-158.

Lunch served in Dorothy Vernon Room of Haffner Dining Hall

Agenda (from Mike Sears):

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Faculty Learning Community: Agenda and Notes (November 16, 2009)

SUGGESTED VIEWING:
http://www.learner.org/vod/vod_window.html?pid=77
Click on “VoD” to the right of “2. Lessons From Thin Air.

Lunch served in Dorothy Vernon Room of Haffner Dining Hall

Agenda (from Steve Lindell):

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Faculty Learning Commmunity: Agenda and Notes (November 2, 2009)

SUGGESTED READING:
Steven Lindell, "Real-Time Collaboration Tools for Digital Ink"

Lunch served in Dorothy Vernon Room of Haffner Dining Hall

Plan for 11/5/09
I. Howard

any group-keeping items? Who's our note-taker? What are our plans for Nov. 16 mtg?

II. Anne
two weeks ago, we reviewed the history of the "hard science" of educational research,
looking @ how it remade itself from what was largely a humanistic field into a "scientistic" one:

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