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Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology Newsletter

Archive for November, 2011

Publications and Presentations

By • Nov 8th, 2011 • Category: Publications & Presentations

Cocciolo, A. (2011). Situating Student Learning in Rich Contexts: A Constructionist Approach to Digital Archives Education. Evidence Based Library and Information Practice, 6(3), 4-15. Cocciolo, A. & Rabina, D. (2011). Using Mobile Technology to Promote Historical Understanding: Exploring German Traces on the Streets of New York. Mobility Shifts. Day, Leslie, Science Education, Ed.D. 2003. Authored [...]

Accomplishments and Announcements

By • Nov 7th, 2011 • Category: Accomplishments, Announcements

Dr. Christopher Emdin (Assistant Professor, Science Education Program) was awarded the 2011 Strage Junior Faculty Prize. This award includes the Urban Science Education for the Hip-Hop Generation. Attached is the link to the production of a web video that highlights the work of the recipient. Click here to see the video. Dr. Joey Lee (Assistant [...]

Student Spotlight: Sonam Tobgye, ED.M. Science Education

By • Nov 7th, 2011 • Category: Science Education

Sonam Tobgye grew up in two very distinct places. During the school year he would live in Kanglung, an institutional town in the eastern Bhutan; however, his summer and winter holidays were spent at his family’s village, Phosorong, which is under the Mongar district in eastern Bhutan. Growing up in these two environments taught him [...]

Department Event: Mathematics Colloquium: Zalman Usiskin’s “Mathematical Modeling in the School Curriculum”

By • Nov 7th, 2011 • Category: Mathematics Education

On September 26, 2011, the Program in Mathematics held the first session of the Fall 2011 series of Mathematics Colloquia.  The featured speaker was Dr. Zalman Usiskin, Professor Emeritus at the University of Chicago, Director of the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, and Mathematics Education Trust Lifetime Achievement Award recipient (2001). Usiskin’s presentation, entitled [...]

Program Spotlight: CCTE’s Newest Program – Technology Specialist K-12 Certification

By • Nov 7th, 2011 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design

Educational technology has been available for over thirty years, but schools have proved remarkably resistant to using these new tools.  The Technology Specialist K-12 Certification is one of the newest MA programs offered by CCTE.  It prepares candidates to help K-12 school personnel integrate technology in their classrooms to promote student understanding. Students in this [...]

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Yoo Kyung Chang

By • Nov 7th, 2011 • Category: Communication, Media, and Learning Technologies Design, Lead Story

The Magical Journey of Dr. Yoo Kyung Chang CCTE’s newest faculty member recounts her circuitous path from Korea all the way to Teachers College. Professor Yoo Kyung Chang has led a life on the move. Communication, Computing and Technology in Education’s (CCTE) newest full-time lecturer is originally from Seoul, South Korea. She earned her BA [...]