Seminar 1 – 9/6/2019
Active Learning Strategies
City Tech, Namm 119
10:30 am Welcome
Brief introduction to the grant, goals, expectations etc.
11:00 am Active Learning and Conceptual Understanding in Calculus
Presenters: Steve Hinds and Greg Fein
Abstract: This interactive session will include a demonstration and discussion of a calculus lesson that emphasizes student voice, encourages students to identify and describe patterns, asks students to provide reasoning for their conclusions, and involves the whole class in gradually refining a definition based on information that arises over the course of the lesson. The seminar will also include a brief activity focused on strategies for asking effective questions in the Calculus classroom.
1:00 pm Lunch and Discussion
1:20 pm Feedback and Photos
Friday, September 20, 2019, 10:30 am-1:30 pm: Open Digital Pedagogies and STEM Applications (City Tech, Faculty Commons, Namm 227)