Tag Archives: CREATE for STEM

CREATE Science Seminar Speaker: Dr. Brian Reiser

The 2017-2018 CREATE Science Seminar Series continue with a presentation by Dr. Brian Reiser, Professor of Learning Sciences, Northwestern University, on November 15, 2017. The presentation is titled “Developing and Teaching with Storylines that are Coherent from the Students’ Perspective”. Abstract: I will explore the characteristics of coherent storylines for the Next Generation Science Standards,… Read More »

CREATE Science Seminar Series

Title: “Hybrid Spaces and Third Places for Scientizing with Mobile, Wearable, & Community Technologies” Speaker: Tamara (Tammy) Clegg, assistant professor from the University of Maryland Abstract: Emerging technologies have the potential to enable new forms of hybrid spaces for promoting scientizing experiences, where science practice can become deeply intertwined with learners’ everyday lives, cultures and… Read More »

CREATE Science Seminar: Cindy Hmelo-Silver

This presentation will share results from a technology-rich classroom intervention that used a conceptual representation to support reasoning about ecosystems. The Components-Mechanisms-Phenomena (CMP) conceptual representation was designed to enable students to construct coherent mental models. As part of this approach, CMP was made visible through hypermedia, simulations and a CMP modeling tool. Engaging students in… Read More »