Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Title:

No Prof. left behind: A case for intradepartmental coaching

 

Abstract:

Academic employment normally involves a combination of three variables: service, research and teaching. The distribution of our full time or FTE across these three variables determines how we are being evaluated. It is often more clear how to improve our performance in the dimensions of service and research but it is somehow more mysterious to determine if we are doing a good job at teaching. In this discussion I pretend to address this question and propose a possible solution.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Title: Technology in the Mathematics Classroom

 
Abstract: Desmos, Geogebra, and Poll Everywhere are three online tools that are free, accessible, and have readily usable templates.  We will take a brief look at some specific ways that I personally have found these tools helpful in encouraging student engagement and promoting active learning.  Come, share your own favorite technological tools, and discuss the pros and cons of attempting to integrate technology into the classroom!

Link to Jeff's Google Doc of Presentation: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NNa3ostilM_m2j5iuEPkVYwE12Qu05nHIngd...

Jeff says "feel free to add to the Google Doc!"

Date: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Problem Session: Please bring your current teaching concerns!  We'll try to group solve some issues and help each other find resources.

With TA evaluations on the horizon, this will be our topic of discussion.  As a faculty member, what do you look for?  As a TA, what should you prepare for?  Feel free to bring your questions about the evaluation process!

Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

"A brief introduction to some big ideas in mathematics education through the lens of classroom mathematical discussions."

by: David Dueber, Ph.D. student in STEM Education

 

Abstract:

A whirlwind tour of some of the major concepts from the last decade of mathematics education research using classroom mathematical discussions as a pedagogical setting. Major themes include Number Talks (Parrish, 2010), Professional Noticing (Jacobs, Lamb, and Philipp, 2010), Developmental Progressions (Clements and Sarama, 2004), Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching (Hill and Ball, 2009), and Orchestrating Discussions (Stein, et al., 2008)

Date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

"A Beginning of the Semester Checklist for Instructor Success" 

Date: 
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Topic: Teaching Large Lectures

We covered a list of helpful techniques for teaching your first large lecture course!

Date: 
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Problem Session: Please bring your current teaching concerns!  We'll try to group solve some issues and help each other find resources.

 

Topic: "End of Semester" tasks and issues

Date: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Problem Session: Please bring your current teaching concerns!  We'll try to group solve some issues and help each other find resources.

Date: 
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Topic: Recitations

Speakers on Graduate Student Panel: Jeff Slye, Wesley Hough, Marie Meyer, Robert Wolf, and Julie Vega

Date: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
POT 745

Math Teaching and Learning Seminar

Problem Session: Please bring your current teaching concerns!  We'll try to group solve some issues and help each other find resources.

Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
POT 745

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