2021 June RiSE Conference

Integrating Research and Practice: Moving Forward in STEM Teaching and Learning through Research-Practice Partnerships

Virtual on Zoom

Keynote Speaker

Dr. William Penuel

  • Distinguished Professor of Learning Sciences & Human Development
  • Director of National Center for Research in Policy and Practice
  • Institute of Cognitive Science and School of Education
  • University of Colorado Boulder

Conference Themes

  • Fostering research-based modifications in University courses through researcher/practitioner collaborations
  • Supporting new teachers through partnerships and mentorships bridging K–16+ education and research
  • Collaborative explorations: exploring science questions in local contexts
  • Building research-practice partnerships to launch and investigate curricular initiatives
  • Integrating STEM learning and computing through collaboration with diverse stakeholders

Schedule at a Glance

Monday, June 28

  • 9:00–11:30 a.m.: Keynote Address and Talk Sessions
  • 12:30–2:30 p.m.: Faculty Incentive Grant Recipients and Maine Learning Assistants Poster Session

Tuesday, June 29

  • 9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.: Workshops and Open Conference