Fall 2013

October 7 – Natasha Speer, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics and Maine RiSE Center, University of Maine, and Brian Frank, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Middle Tennessee State University – Developing knowledge for teaching velocity and acceleration

November 4 – Erika Allison, Project Director MainePSP, Susan McKay, Professor of Physics, Director of the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education, and MainePSP Principal Investigator – The Maine Physical Sciences Partnership as a Generator of New Opportunities


Fall Thesis Defenses:

October 18 – Levi Lucy – “Correlations between teachers’ knowledge of students and energy and students’ performance on assessments”

November 1 – Kalee Gwarjanski (Gurschick) –“Paying attention to theory in science classroom argumentation”

November 18 – Daniel Bragdon – University Students’ Graph Interpretation and Comprehension Abilities