Integrating STEM Education Research into Teaching: Knowledge of Student Thinking: 6th Biennial National Conference
Published:March 29, 2012
The following message is being sent on behalf of Leisa Preble from the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (Maine RiSE Center). If you have any questions, please contact Leisa Preble.
The MLTI Team
The Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) will host its sixth biennial conference on integrating STEM education research into teaching, Wednesday morning, June 20th through lunch on Friday, June 22nd. The conference program will consist of a keynote address, contributed and invited talks, workshops, panels and roundtables, a poster session, and evening programs, with ample time for discussion and participant interaction.
Keynote speaker: Karen King, Ph.D., Director of Research, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
The following themes will be the foci of the conference: 1. Recent findings from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education research.
2. Using discipline-based education research in middle, secondary, and post-secondary STEM classrooms.
3. Research supported strategies to increase participation and learning in STEM, particularly among students from under-represented groups.
4. Strategies for improving student learning in STEM teaching.
5. Building effective partnerships to implement research-guided practices in the classroom.
6. Research-supported strategies for STEM teacher preparation and professional development.
Date: Wednesday, June 20 - Friday, June 22, 2012
Location: University of Maine, Orono, Maine
FMI & Registration
Hosted by the Maine Center for Research in STEM Education (RiSE Center) and the Jackson Laboratory, with support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America Company, N.A., Trustee, and the University of Maine.