Elementary STEM Endorsement is Now U-BEES

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The Elementary STEM Endorsement’s name has changed to “U-BEES” – UofU Building Excellence in Elementary STEM. Click here to be redirected to the U-BEES website, or visit csme.utah.edu/ubees.                


Erica Litke – Math Education Seminar (Mar 29)

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Exploring a Content-Focused Approach to Describing and Improving Instructional Quality in Mathematics Erica Litke, University of Delaware Friday, March 29 4:30-5:30 SAEC 1151 Research examining teaching quality in mathematics has evolved from a focus on general pedagogical aspects to one that considers mathematics-specific teaching practices. This research has developed our understanding of quality mathematics instruction broadly speaking and has guided improvement […]


Holly Godsey is awarded 2019 Faculty Fellowship

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Holly Godsey, Director of Student Success and Teacher Development at CSME, was awarded the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Faculty Fellowship for 2019.  In her role as Faculty Fellow, she will be coordinating the Educational Futures and Student Success Presidential Task Force that has been charged with strategic planning for growing enrollment, changing student […]


Cassandra Horii: Big Ideas in Evidence-Based STEM Teaching (Feb 13)

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Dr. Cassandra Volpe Horii, Founding Director of the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning & Outreach will present an Atmospheric Sciences seminar: Wednesday, February 13 3:15pm 110 INSCC Over the past decade, individual research efforts on university STEM education in a variety of science disciplines have begun to coalesce into a clear and coherent set of big […]


Hugo Rossi Lecture: Nathan Klingbeil (Feb 27)

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Uncorking Curricular Bottlenecks to Student Success in STEM Nathan Klingbeil, Wright State University Wednesday, February 27, 2019   The inability of incoming students to advance past the traditional first-year calculus sequence is a primary cause of attrition in engineering programs across the country. Similar curricular bottlenecks exist in other STEM disciplines, and in many ways, across […]


Next CSME Exchange: National and Local Learning Assistant Programs (Dec 7)

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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: The College of Science’s Learning Assistants:  Comparing Programs Nationally, Reflecting on Implementation Locally Friday, December 7, 2018 CSC 210 (Tutoring Center) 12:30-1:30pm Lunch will be provided This […]


Special seminars on undergraduate research programs (12/3 and 12/10)

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  The College of Science and the Center for Science & Mathematics Education are pleased to host two guest speakers who will discuss national models for undergraduate research programs:     Monday, 12/3 Vertically Integrated Projects (VIP) Program Edward Coyle, VIP Director and John B. Peatman Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Georgia Institute […]


CSME Exchange: Teacher Training & Community Building (Nov 15)

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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: Teacher Training & Community Building: From Graduate Student to Colleague Thursday, November 15, 2018 CSC 210 (Tutoring Center) 12:30-1:30pm Lunch will be provided This CSME Exchange […]


CSME welcomes new staff members

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New resources available from University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair

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    The University of Utah Science & Engineering Fair (USEF) is pleased to announce new resources for 2018-2019:     A resource page of “Science Fair Friday” videos, geared towards helping teachers, parents, and students navigate the process of project development, implementation, and fair preparation. A new funding opportunity for students in grades 10-12, […]