Author Archives: Laura Ghezzi

Seminar #7

Deliverables Wrap-up Session

Friday, December 7, 2018

¬†City Tech, Namm 227, 10:30 am ‚Äď 1:30 pm

 10:30 am         Coffee and welcome

 10:45 am         Presentation and peer review of STEM applications

11:30 am         Deliverables working session

   1:00 pm         Lunch, discussion on next steps and feedback

 

 

Seminar #6

Effective Advisement Strategies for Math Faculty 

Friday, November 16, 2018

¬†City Tech, Faculty Commons, Namm 227, 10:30 am ‚Äď 1:30 pm

 10:30 am         Coffee and welcome

 10:40 am         Discussion and activity around advisement best practices

  Presenter:  Yelena Bondar (Director, Accelerated Study in Associate Programs)

 11:45 am          Discussion around advisement

  Presenter:  Sandie Han (Chair, Mathematics Department)

12:10 pm         Deliverables working session

 Fellows will bring a draft of their STEM Application Template (hard copy) and the resources needed to keep working (including laptop).

 1:00 pm          Lunch, continue discussion on deliverables and feedback

 Upcoming Events

City Tech Fellows only: Deliverables Wrap-up Session Friday, December 7, 2018, 10:30 am-1:30 pm, City Tech, Namm 227

 

Seminar #5

 An Introduction to WeBWorK

 BMCC, room S613, 11AM-2PM

 11:00am          Welcome, discussion of reading

Section 2 (Conceptual Framework and Research Questions, pp. 4-8) of Parker, Andrew, ‚ÄúA Modularized Tablet-Based Approach to Preparation for Remedial Mathematics,‚ÄĚ Taylor and Francis in International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology, Volume 47, Issue 8, 2016. A copy of the article is under “Files”.

11:30am          Intro to WeBWorK

  • Benefits
  • Challenges (and solutions)

 Instructor Basics, Advanced Features, Meta-WeBWorK

1:30pm          Brown Bag Lunch and discussion

1:50pm          Feedback

 Upcoming Events

City Tech Fellows only: Friday, November 16, 2018, 10:30am-1:30pm:  Effective Advisement Strategies for Math Faculty (City Tech, Faculty Commons, N227)

 

 

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

Abstract:

  • 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.