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Maine Center for Research in STEM Education

RiSE Center Colloquium: Ethan Geheb

Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) Colloquium Series Presents Ethan Geheb, University of Maine Monday, March 4, 2024, 3:00–4:00 p.m. Bumps Room (MU 229) and Zoom (link available by email) Refreshments provided What does it mean to “Be a Biomedical Engineer?”: Program Influences on Student & Faculty perspectives about the Discipline Abstract: […]

RiSE Center Colloquium: Allison Dorko

Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) Colloquium Series Presents Dr. Allison Dorko, Oklahoma State University Monday, April 1, 2024, 3:00–4:00 p.m. Hill Auditorium (ESRB) and Zoom (link available by email) Refreshments provided Assimilation and Accommodation: Learning from Online Homework Abstract: Although homework constitutes much of undergraduate students’ interaction with mathematical tasks, we […]

STEM+C: Integrating Coding and Hand-Held Robots into Math and Science Classrooms

Estabrooke Fireside Conference Room

Professional learning opportunity open to all grade 2–8 teachers in Maine Sponsored by the Maine STEM Partnership at the RiSE Center, University of Maine Facilitated by Jim Fratini (Hermon MS), Casey Murphy (All Saints Catholic School, Bangor) Training on how to use, code, and troubleshoot the robots will be included, so no computer science experience […]

STEM+C: Writing Programs for the Microcontroller Arduino with Tinkercad

Estabrooke Fireside Conference Room

Professional learning opportunity open to all grade 7–11 STEM-discipline teachers in Maine Sponsored by the Maine STEM Partnership at the RiSE Center, University of Maine Facilitated by Jim Lenke (Machias High School) Learn to write programs for the microcontroller Arduino using Tinkercad. You will be able to walk into your classroom the next week and […]

RiSE Center Conference 2024

Wells Conference Center, UMaine 131 Munson Road, Orono, ME, United States

RiSE Center Conference on STEM Education and Related Research Integrating Research and Practice: Research-Based Strategies to Enhance Teaching and Learning in STEM Classrooms June 24–25, 2024, at Wells Conference Center, University of Maine, Orono Conference Host: Maine Center for Research in STEM Education This two-day conference brings together researchers and PreK-16+ educators to share research findings and explore […]

Multiplication and Geometry in K-8: Fun with Models and Manipulatives

Estabrooke Hall University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States

Professional learning opportunity open to all grade K–8 teachers in Maine Sponsored by the Maine STEM Partnership at the RiSE Center, University of Maine Facilitated by Dr. Franzi Peterson and Jenn Fronczak How models and manipulatives can help build students’ fluency and understanding July 8–11, 2024 (Monday–Thursday); 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. with one-hour lunch break Estabrooke […]

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