SDSU’s Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE) is pleased to announce the following upcoming events:
- Wednesday, February 27, 1-2 PM, suite 128–CRMSE Colloquium—Dr. Judy Paterson, Department of Mathematics, University of Auckland, New Zealand, will be visiting Chris Rasmussen’s group at CRMSE and will present Talking About Mathematics and Teaching: Collegial, Intra-Departmental Approaches to Math-Based Professional Development (see attached flyer).
- Thursday, March 21, 5:30-7 PM, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, Community Event Room–2013 San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering Festival—Dr. Stanley Maloy (Dean of SDSU’s College of Sciences) and Dr. Kiki Sanford, nationally recognized science host, will lead a dynamic workshop entitled, Science Misconceptions: “Theory” Does Not Mean What You Think It Means! for anyone looking to better understand some of the misconceptions behind science and how students learn. RSVP at www.sdsciencefestival.com
- Saturday, March 23, at Petco Park–2013 San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering Expo Day–CRMSE will again participate in this community event, with a booth/activity organized by Ricardo Nemirovsky and Bohdan Rhodehamel. Details to follow.
- Monday, April 29, 4:30-6:30 PM, at the SDG&E Energy Innovation Center–Spring, 2013, STEM Education, Economics, and Equity (SEEE) Seminar—Innovative STEM Education for a Diverse San Diego. Teachers from various public schools (preK-12) facing complex, social, economic, and cultural issues will share their work and innovations toward improving STEM education for their students. Each participating teacher will bring materials reflecting their classroom work for display and discussion. A moderated panel discussion will follow with time for questions and answers. You are invited to come and share experiences! More details and to register by April 5 at: www.seeeseminar.com.
- Friday, April 26, 1-2 PM, suite 128–CRMSE Colloquium–Dr. Giancarlo Gola, University of Trieste, Italy, will be conducting a two-week research project (MS Teachers’ Knowledge of Proportional Reasoning for Teaching) in the College of Education at SDSU, and will present a colloquium at CRMSE. Nadine Bezuk is the CRMSE contact. More details to follow.