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Questioning, exploring and challenging with technology

Questioning, exploring and challenging with technology

By Jen Lewin  Jen Lewin is a middle school science teacher at Coonley Elementary in the Chicago Public Schools. She has spent the last nine years in education striving to be a better scientist, educator and all around nerd. When she’s not in the classroom, she can be observed “in the wild” splitting her time… Read More »

From the Dean

From the Dean

By Robert E. Floden I entered the deanship with deep knowledge that comes from years of working in the college. My formal training combined mathematics, statistics, economics and philosophy, along with the foundational and pedagogical training needed for my New Jersey mathematics teaching certificate. I was hired at Michigan State University in 1977 as part… Read More »

New year, new opportunities

New year, new opportunities

By Lynn Paine  This fall, as I began working as assistant dean for international studies in education, I’ve been struck by two observations, one chiefly about the swirl of conversation outside us and the other about a different, far more exciting swirl of activity and new conversation in our college. One the one hand, there… Read More »

Undergraduate research: Challenging, and rewarding

Undergraduate research: Challenging, and rewarding

By Andrew Rabaut, senior majoring in kinesiology Rabaut is an undergraduate research assistant with the Exergames Research Lab, under the direction of University Distinguished Professor Deb Feltz. Research from the lab includes the impact of using a “cyber buddy” during a workout, using groups to increase motivation for exercise and helping to keep astronauts active in… Read More »