Monthly Archives: September 2018

Seminar #3

Using Flipped Instruction and Desmos in the Math Classroom

(joint workshop City Tech/BMCC) at BMCC room S613.

 11:00 am         Welcome and discussion of grant business

11:15 am         A Taste of Flipping Your Classroom

Presenter: Judy Putnam Dean


  • Experience flipped environment as a student
  • Benefits and drawbacks of flipping
  • Lay the groundwork to design your flipped lesson

Bring your assignment to gain class points!

For Judy’s materials, go here.

12:45 pm         Desmos in the Math Classroom

Introduction to Desmos and its activity builder. Learn how Desmos is being used by the Opening Gateways faculty in their classrooms.

1:30 pm           Lunch and discussion

1:50 pm           Feedback

 Upcoming Events

Friday, October 19, 2018,11 am – 2:00 pm: Math Games (joint workshop City Tech/BMCC) at BMCC room S613.

Seminar #2

Open Digital Pedagogies and STEM Applications

City Tech, room N227

10:30 am Introduction to the STEM Application Template

11:00 am   Using Open Digital Pedagogies in the Math Classroom

Presenters: Jody R. Rosen, OpenLab Co-Director & Associate Professor of English

Alessandro Zammataro, OpenLab Digital Pedagogy Fellow

 Abstract: In this interactive session, the OpenLab Team will give a brief 

 introduction to the OpenLab and show examples of Open Digital Pedagogy. 

12:00 pm STEM Applications for MAT 1275 and MAT 1375

Introduction to deliverables with examples from previous cohorts of fellows. Focused discussion on MAT 1375 topics and brainstorming for the development of new activities utilizing open digital pedagogies.

1:00 pm Pizza and Continued Discussion of Deliverables

1:20 pm Feedback 

Upcoming Events

Friday, October 5, 2018, 11 am-2:00 pm: Using Flipped Instruction and Desmos in the Math Classroom (joint workshop City Tech/BMCC) at BMCC room S613.

Prof. Lee Sheldon’s slides

Hi All,

Thanks for attending our first Opening Gateways seminar on the Multi-player Classroom and making it a great success! As promised, here are Prof. Sheldon’s slides:

We look forward to seeing you at future seminars.

Reminder: Please take the faculty pre-survey if you haven’t already!!!


Kind Regards,

Marianna and Laura

Faculty Seminar Co-coordinators