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2007 - 2007 Final Agenda


Monday, June 25

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7:30-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast Atrium
8:30-8:45 Welcome!  Dr. Susan McKay, Director of the Center for Science and Mathematics Education Research and Professor of Physics Atrium
8:45-9:30 The Goal of Student Inquiry

David Hammer, Professor of Physics and Curriculum & Instruction, University of Maryland, College Park

9:30-10:15 The Role of Inquiry in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics

Karen J. Graham, Professor of Mathematics at the University of New Hampshire

10:15-10:30 Break Atrium
10:30-11:15 Integrating Digital Libraries into Teaching and Learning

Holly Devaul, Manager of Educational Programs and Services for the Digital Learning Sciences, Digital Library for Earth System Education, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

11:15-12:00 Down By the River – A Multidisciplinary, Collaborative Study of the Upper Susquehanna River Basin

David Pysnik, chemistry/research instructor
Sidney High School, New York

12:00-1:00 Lunch Atrium

Interactive Workshops

DLESE Teaching Boxes: the Familiar “Box on the Shelf” Goes Digital (Devaul)

(Limited to 20 participants)

Room 102  Computer Lab
Implementing and Assessing Inquiry-based Teaching in the Mathematics Classroom

(Graham and Paddack)

Executive Seminar Room 1
How to Design Project-Based Inquiry Biology Curricula For Meaningful Understanding (Kanter)

(Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop with audio)

Room 106
Let’s Go Down to the River (Pysnik)

(Participants are invited to bring water samples from their local streams and ponds)

Room 105
3:00-3:15 Break Atrium
Attending and Responding to Student Thinking (Hammer)

(Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop with audio)

Executive Seminar Room 1
Providing Learning Opportunities for Middle School Students to Reason Algebraically: An example of the “delicate balance” (Stephan & Underwood-Gregg) Room 105
Was This Winter Warmer Than Usual? Finding Evidence From Online Data. (Schauffler)

(Limited to 20 participants)

Room 102 Computer Lab
Washington Academy’s Sustainable LIFE Curriculum:  Ecological Education in Action (Sprangers) Executive Seminar Room 2
5:30-6:30 Poster Presentations (appetizers served)

6:30-7:30 Dinner

7:30-8:30 What It Looks Like When It Works (Hammer)


Tuesday, June 26




7:15-8:15 Hot Breakfast Buffet – Hutchinson Center Atrium
8:15-9:00 Washington Academy’s Sustainable LIFE Curriculum:  Ecological Education in Action

Donald R. Sprangers, science teacher, Washington Academy, Maine

9:00-9:45 Learning Biology Using Project-Based Inquiry In Chicago’s Middle And High Schools

David E. Kanter, Assistant Professor in Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology in Education (Science Education) College of Education, Temple University, Philadelphia

9:45-10:00 Break Atrium
10:00-10:45 Inquiry Teaching as a Dynamic System

Michelle Stephan, 7th grade mathematics teacher, Lawton Chiles Middle School, Florida  & Graduate Associate Professor, University of Central Florida and Diana Underwood-Gregg,  Associate Professor of mathematics education & Director of the Purdue Calumet Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning, Purdue University Calumet

10:45-12:20 Open Space:  How can we collaborate to implement the method of learning we talked about here: in my classroom, in my school, & in Maine?

Jon Geiger, Director of Educational Programs and Affiliated Scientist at The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine

Auditorium & breakout rooms
12:20-12:30 Conference Evaluations (lunch ticket)

12:30-1:30 Lunch

Open Space reports

Concluding Remarks

Thank you for coming!


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