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Brown Bag Colloquia and Seminars

This is a list of professional opportunities offered by the unit. It does not include USS workshops, the Unity Center events, or other campus-wide opportunities.

(See sample 1, sample 2)

2010/11

  1. 11/16/10 – STEM Center Brown Bag lunch for the Fall semester
  2. 3/7/11 – Andy Snyder - Brown Bag Seminar - Topic: A Certificate of Graduate Study in Teacher Leadership (CGS-TL) for the LEAD Program in CEP.
  3. 3/21/11 – Paul LaCava - Brown bag Series - Topic:  Social Stories™: A Survey Describing Their Use in Rhode Island Schools
  4. 3/28/11 – Marie Lynch - Brown Bag Seminar - Special Education Program Analysis at Central Falls High School
  5. 4/5/11 –Elizabeth Holtzman - Brown Bag Seminar - Topic: A Class wide Holistic Program for Reducing Anxiety in Youth"
  6. 4/19/11 – Martha Horn - Brown Bag Seminar - Classroom-Based Professional Development in Teaching Writing: What Matters to Teachers and What Are The Implications for Teacher Ed?
  7. 4/25/11 – Leslie Sevey - Brown Bag Seminar - Using Pedagogical Documentation to Support Young Children's Thinking Processes
  8. 4/28/11 – Merete Moe Brown Bag – The Polyphonic Embodied Self
  9. 5/2/11 – Denise Guilbault - Brown Bag Seminar

2009/10

  1. 10/15/09 – John Eagle presented on Family Involvement in School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) Initiatives
  2. 11/19/09 – Lisa Owen presented on Exploring mathematical understanding in a fifth-grade inclusion classroom.
  3. 12/10/09 – Marie Lynch presented on a case study examining the use of ‘clickers' (classroom response systems) by general and special education elementary teachers.
  4. 2/25/10 – Linda Capalbo presented on Making meaning of clinical supervision feedback  
  5. 3/25/10 – Denise Guilbault presented on The Effects of Expressive Movement on the Rhythm Aptitude and Rhythm Achievement of Children in Kindergarten. 
  6. 4/15/10 – Jim Betres presented on The Eden Park School Social Studies Databank Project

2008/09

  1. 9/25/08 – Thomas Kochanek presented
  2. 10/23/08 – Martha Horn presented on: Professional Development and the Teaching of Writing: What Matters to Teachers?
  3. 11-20-08 – Emily Clapham presented on: Analysis of Physical Activity and Elementary Physical Education Curricula Using Heart Rate Monitors and Pedometers (2008)
  4. 1/29/09 – Nancy Cloud presented on: Sustained Action Research in Urban Classrooms to Promote Best Practices with English Language Learners
  5. 2/26/09 – Anne Goodrow presented on: A Progress Report:  Challenges and Successes in Improving Elementary Mathematics
  6. Instruction at B.F. Norton Elementary School in Cumberland, RI
  7. 3/26/09 – Janet Johnson presented on  "A Rainforest in Front of a Bulldozer": The Literacy Practices of Teacher Candidates Committed to Social Justice.
  8. 4/23/09 – Leslie Sevey presented on Documenting an Elementary Science Methods Course: Can Documentation Serve as Evidence of the Teaching and Learning in the Preparation of Pre-Service Candidates?

Technology Workshops

  • 9/25/08 - 2:30p.m.-3:45p.m. – Using Digital Projectors & PowerPoint Pedagogy 
  • 10/16/08 - 2:30p.m.-3:45p.m. – Using Blogs & Wikis in the Classroom
  • 11/13/08 - 2:30p.m.-3:45p.m. – Using Social Networking Sites
  • 12/4/08 - 2:30p.m.-3:45p.m.  – Podcasts & Podcasting
  • 01/11- 05/11 - Hybrid and Online Learning Community (HOLC)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics e-Workshops and e-Seminars

co-sponsored by the RI STEM Center and the RI Mathematics Teachers Association; All sessions held in the RI STEM Center

Fall, 2011
  1. Nov. 4 & Dec. 16:  Problem Solving (Gr 6-8): 21 people registered
  2. Nov. 30 & Jan. 10: Math Games (Gr 3-5): 16 people registered
  3. Nov. 30: Implementing the Algebra Standard (Gr PK-2), Session 2: 6 people registered
  4. Dec. 9:  Reasoning and Sense Making (Gr 9-12), session 2:4 people registered
Spring, 2011 
  1. Jan. 24: "Mathematics Teaching & Student Learning: What Does the Research Say?” 28 people registered
  2. Feb. 3: “Developing Effective Instruction for Fractions, Ratios, and Proportional Reasoning” (Gr. 4-8)20 people registered
  3. April 4:  e-Seminar:  Number Sense (Gr. 6-8) 10 attended
  4. May 10:  e-Seminar: Applying Response to Intervention (RTI)in Mathematics to Support All Learners
   
hythm Aptitude and Rhythm Achievement of Children in Kindergarten. 
  • 4/15/10 – Jim Betres presented on The Eden Park School Social Studies Databank Project
  • 2008/09

    1. 9/25/08 – Thomas Kochanek presented
    2. 10/23/08 – Martha Horn presented on: Professional Development and the Teaching of Writing: What Matters to Teachers?
    3. 11-20-08 – Emily Clapham presented on: Analysis of Physical Activity and Elementary Physical Education Curricula Using Heart Rate Monitors and Pedometers (2008)
    4. 1/29/09 – Nancy Cloud presented on: Sustained Action Research in Urban Classrooms to Promote Best Practices with English Language Learners
    5. 2/26/09 – Anne Goodrow presented on: A Progress Report:  Challenges and Successes in Improving Elementary Mathematics
    6. Instruction at B.F. Norton Elementary School in Cumberland, RI
    7. 3/26/09 – Janet Johnson presented on  "A Rainforest in Front of a Bulldozer": The Literacy Practices of Teacher Candidates Committed to Social Justice.
    8. 4/23/09 – Leslie Sevey presented on Documenting an Elementary Science Methods Course: Can Documentation Serve as Evidence of the Teaching and Learning in the Preparation of Pre-Service Candidates?

    Technology Workshops

    National Council of Teachers of Mathematics e-Workshops and e-Seminars

    co-sponsored by the RI STEM Center and the RI Mathematics Teachers Association; All sessions held in the RI STEM Center

    Fall, 2011
    1. Nov. 4 & Dec. 16:  Problem Solving (Gr 6-8): 21 people registered
    2. Nov. 30 & Jan. 10: Math Games (Gr 3-5): 16 people registered
    3. Nov. 30: Implementing the Algebra Standard (Gr PK-2), Session 2: 6 people registered
    4. Dec. 9:  Reasoning and Sense Making (Gr 9-12), session 2:4 people registered
    Spring, 2011 
    1. Jan. 24: "Mathematics Teaching & Student Learning: What Does the Research Say?” 28 people registered
    2. Feb. 3: “Developing Effective Instruction for Fractions, Ratios, and Proportional Reasoning” (Gr. 4-8)20 people registered
    3. April 4:  e-Seminar:  Number Sense (Gr. 6-8) 10 attended
    4. May 10:  e-Seminar: Applying Response to Intervention (RTI)in Mathematics to Support All Learners