Teatime Workshop Archive: Bridget Molloy

Bridget Molloy

Title: Cultivating Awareness of Climate Change and Student Leadership through Project-Based Learning in the High School Science Classroom

Teatime Date & Time: Monday, July 29, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

Location: Koch Institute, 76-559

Bridget Molloy is a 2013 graduate from Boston University’s Masters of Art in Teaching program for Science Education. During the program she completed her teaching practicum at Quincy High School in Biology, [Read more...]

Teatime Workshop Archive: Carol Gignoux

Carol Gignoux

Title: Teaching Strategies for Students with Special Educational Needs

Teatime Date & Time:  Tuesday, July 9, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

Location: Koch Institute, 76-659

Carol Gignoux, M.Ed. is founder and President of ADD Insights, LLC, a Boston-based firm that provides coaching and training for adults and teens with Attention Deficit Disorder, Learning Disabilities and other special needs. She began her work with ADHD immediately upon her graduation from college [Read more...]

Group Meeting Archive: Dr. Saif Rayyan

Dr. Saif Rayyan

Title: edX for MIT Residential Courses: Examples and Comparison to MOOCs

Group Meeting Date & Time: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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Dr. Saif Rayyan is a lecturer in the Physics department and the concourse program at MIT. He received his Ph.D. in theoretical particle physics from Virginia Tech [Read more...]

Seminar Archive: Professor Kurt VanLehn

Professor Kurt VanLehn

Title: How to build tutoring systems that are almost as effective as human tutors

Seminar Date & Time: Wednesday, June 12 @ 1:00 pm

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Kurt VanLehn is the Diane and Gary Tooker Chair for Effective Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in [Read more...]

Seminar Archive: Professor Michelle Smith

Professor Michelle Smith

Title: Identifying and Changing Persistent Conceptual Difficulties in Biology

Seminar Date & Time: Monday, May 13, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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Michelle Smith is an Assistant Professor at the University of Maine in the School of Biology and Ecology and the Research in STEM Education (RiSE) Center. Her work focuses on how to help students learn [Read more...]

Group Meeting Archive: Dr. Anique Olivier-Mason

Dr. Anique Olivier-Mason

Title: TA Bootcamp: Preparing graduate students to teach to a diverse student body and get the most out of their teaching experience

Group Meeting Date & Time: Monday, May 6, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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Dr. Anique Olivier-Mason is a technical instructor in Professor Cathy Drennan’s HHMI Education Laboratory at MIT. Together with [Read more...]

Seminar Archive: Professor David Pritchard

Professor David Pritchard

Title: Data Mining in 6.002x Informs On-Campus Education

Seminar Date & Time: Thursday, April 18, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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During his talk, Professor Pritchard discussed how Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offer a new window for observing student learning behavior. His work examines how the 108,000 participants in the inaugural edX course, 6.002x – Circuits and Electronics, allocated their [Read more...]

Group Meeting Archive: Dr. Jennifer French

Dr. Jennifer French

Title: Using Video to Tie Fundamental Concepts to Engineering Themes

Group Meeting Date & Time: Thursday, April 11, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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Dr. Jennifer French is a Program Manager for MITx in the Department of Mathematics. She has a Ph.D. in math from MIT, and loves teaching elementary students the “joy of [Read more...]

Telling Your Story Workshop

Would you like to visit a high school classroom and inspire high school students to become a scientist?

The Telling Your Story workshop aims to form collaborations resulting in classroom visits where STEM graduate students, postdocs and instructors will “tell the story” of how they became inspired to pursue a STEM career, and what their research/work and life is like now. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about K-12 education and best practices for speaking with [Read more...]

Group Meeting Archive: Professor Melanie Berkmen

Professor Melanie Berkmen

Title: Double-dipping and connecting the dots: How to integrate skill-building and inquiry-based research into a biochemistry lab curriculum

Group Meeting Date & Time: Friday, March 29, 2013 @ 2:00 pm

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Melanie Barker Berkmen first became involved in Professor Graham Walker’s original HHMI Education Group in 2002 while she was a Jane Coffin Child post-doctoral [Read more...]