SEEd Swap Workshop (July 31-Aug 4)

In order to provide 6-8th grade teachers with professional learning support to successfully implement Utah’s new Science with Engineering Education (SEEd) standards, the Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is offering a week-long workshop – the “SEEd Swap” – in 2017. The SEEd Swap workshop is open to Utah science teachers (6-8th grade) from […]

Pearl Sandick leads CSME Exchange

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Supporting Women in STEM Pearl Sandick (Physics & Astronomy) Thursday, April 13, 2017 INSCC room 345 12-1pm Lunch will be provided!     Join us for […]

Navajo Math Circles documentary screening at UofU

The Association for Women in Mathematics and the Center for Science and Mathematics Education are pleased to announce a showing of the documentary film: Navajo Math Circles Directed by George Paul Csicsery Highlighting the special connections between Navajo culture, natural beauty, and mathematics, the Navajo Math Circles project summons applications of math in Native culture […]

Nalini Nadkarni and Caitlin Weber lead CSME Exchange (Mar 9)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Engaging the Unengaged: Interdisciplinary Approaches that Bridge Science and Society Nalini Nadkarni and Caitlin Weber (Biology)   Thursday, March 9, 2017 INSCC room 345 12-1pm Lunch […]

Ilana Horn – Hugo Rossi Lecture

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series An Asset-Orientation is Everything: How Strengths-Based Approaches to Math Teaching Help Teachers and Students Ilana Horn, Vanderbilt University March 29, 2017 This presentation was co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education View the video, below, or download the presentation files here. Abstract: I describe key findings emphasizing the centrality of math […]

Ann Darling leads CSME Exchange (Feb 9)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Changes to UofU general education requirements     Ann Darling, Undergraduate Studies Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 INSCC room 345  12-1pm Lunch will be provided!   General […]

Science Fair Benefit Carnival coming up (Jan 27)

The Science Fair Benefit Carnival, held in support of the Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF), is coming up on Friday, January 27, from 4-7pm at West High School. Kids under 5 are free! Tickets are available at the door for $3/person or $12/family. Join us for this fun, family-oriented STEM event in support of […]

Jenny Knight – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Feb 23)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Improving student learning through understanding reasoning and problem solving practices Jenny Knight – University of Colorado, Boulder February 23, 2017 This presentation is co-hosted by CSME and the Department of Biology. Abstract: Classroom practices affect student behavior, and by extension, their learning.  Through studying how students discuss clicker questions in active learning classrooms, […]

Cynthia Passmore – Hugo Rossi Lecture (Feb 2)

<<Hugo Rossi Lecture Series Learning about versus figuring out: Engaging students in the practice of modeling in the science classroom Cynthia Passmore – University of California, Davis February 2, 2017 Co-hosted by CSME and the College of Education Abstract: Abstract: In America’s diverse classrooms, teachers of science are being asked to attend to and foster student […]

Lauren Barth-Cohen leads CSME Exchange (Jan 12)

The Center for Science and Mathematics Education (CSME) is pleased to present the CSME Exchange, an interactive brown bag discussion for UofU faculty, instructors and staff. The next CSME Exchange is: Possible models for a STEM education research graduate program Lauren Barth-Cohen, University of Utah (College of Education) Thursday, Jan 12, 2017 INSCC room 345  12-1pm Lunch will […]