2011 NSF Noyce Conference Videos & Presentations

Plenary and Workshop Session Videos/Presentations from the July 2011 NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference in Washington, DC, are listed below.

Plenary Sessions

Wednesday, July 6th

New Awardees Session with NSF Program Officers

Mary Lee Ledbetter, Program Director, Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), NSF
New Awardees Session (ppt)

Effective Project Leadership: Advice from Exemplars

Elizabeth Cady, Program Officer, Center for Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education, National Academy of Engineering
Effective Project Leadership: Advice from Exemplars (pdf)

Thursday, July 7th

Opening & Welcome

Mary Lee Ledbetter, Program Director, DUE, NSF
Katherine J. Denniston, Acting Division Director, DUE, NSF
Alan I. Leshner, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Opening Plenary: The Third STEM Crisis: Defending the American Dream in the New Millenium (Video also includes Opening & Welcome)

Introduction: Joan Ferrini-Mundy, Assistant Director, Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), NSF

Plenary Speaker:¬† Sylvester “Jim” Gates, John S. Toll Professor of Physics and Director, Center for String and Particle Theory, University of Maryland
The Third STEM Crisis: Defending the American Dream in the New Millenium (pdf)
PCAST Video: Prepare and Inspire: Who Inspired You?

Voices from the Field (Video)

Moderator: V. Celeste Carter, Program Director, DUE, NSF
Panelists: (Noyce Scholars)
Courtney Greene, Rome Transitional Academy, Rome, GA
Marrielle Myers, Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School, Raleigh, NC
James Knuuttila, Fall River Schools, Fall River, MA
Michelle Pound, New Bedford High School, New Bedford, MA
Paul Blazi, Memorial Middle School, San Diego, CA

Lunch & Keynote

Keynote: What’s a Teacher to Do? (Video)

Introduction: Shirley M. Malcom, Director, Education and Human Resources (EHR), AAAS

Keynote Speaker: Philip Uri Treisman, Professor of Mathematics and of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin

Update on Noyce Program Evaluation (Video)

Introduction: Connie Della-Piana, Program Director, DUE, NSF
Ellen Bobronnikov, Abt Associates, Inc.

Friday, July 8th

Plenary Session

Introduction: Barbara Olds, Acting Deputy Assistant Director, EHR, NSF
Welcome and Remarks: Cora Marrett, Deputy Director, NSF

Plenary: Go Out and Do Something Wonderful: The Life and Adventures of Robert Noyce (Video also includes welcome and remarks)

Introduction: Bert Holmes, Program Director, DUE, NSF
Plenary Speaker: Pendred “Penny” Noyce, Trustee, Noyce Foundation

Plenary & Closing Remarks (Video)

Shirley M. Malcom, Director, EHR, AAAS
STEM Teachers for and STEM Teaching in the 21st Century (pdf)

Mary Lee Ledbetter, Program Director, DUE, NSF


Workshop Sessions / Presentations

Workshop Sessions are listed below by session number.

Wednesday, July 7th: Session I

1.1 — Virginia Oberholzer
How to CSCSify Inquiry Science Lessons for K-16 Science Classrooms Using Google Tools

1.2 — Ted Willard
Using the Atlas of Science Literacy and the NSDL Science Literacy Maps (pdf)

1.3 — Emily Quinty; Laurie Langdon
Inquiry Science Instruction: Structures, Norms, and Classroom Culture

1.4 — Brad Hughes; David Bader
Sustainable Partnerships for Innovative Teacher Preparation

1.5 — Carol Cronk
Fractions: Equivalence and Representation (ppt)

1.6 — Pendred Noyce
Integrating Math and Literature in the Middle School with Lost in Lexicon
Lost in Lexicon

1.7 — Suzanne Chapin; Matthew Chedister; Matthew Coleman; Darilyn Barney; Blythe Colyer
PROMYS for Teachers: The Effects of an Immersion Program on Noyce Scholars’ Understanding of Teaching and Learning

1.8A — Diana White
A College Recitation Experience for Pre-Service Secondary Math Teachers

1.8B — John Quintanilla
A Capstone Course for Future Mathematics Teachers

1.9 — Victor Donnay
Key Principles of How People Learn

1.10 — Judi Fonzi; April Luehmann
Fostering Transformative Teacher Leaders: Working Collaboratively to Improve Everyone’s Practice

1.11 — Richard Weibl
Speed Networking: Who is here? What Do They Do? Can We Work Together?

1.12 — Kim Nguyen; Greg D. Wegesin
A Mixed Methods Approach to Research and Evaluation of the Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program in an Urban Environment

1.13A — Paul Bischoff; Valerie Boos; Alexander Chase
Noyce Scholars Experiential Learning in the New York City Public Schools

1.13B — Angela Kelly; Serigne Gningue
Noyce Teachers’ Reflections on Teaching in High-Poverty Urban Schools: Challenges and Strategies

1.14 — David Torres
Enhancing STEM Curriculum with MATLAB and Online Resources

Thursday, July 7th: Session II

2.1 — Mark Greenman
Interactive Lecture Demonstrations – A Research-Based Minds-On Learning Pedagogy

2.2 — Louis Nadelson
Scientific Inquiry and Engineering Design: Creating Meaningful Contexts for STEM Teaching and Learning

2.3 — John Keller; Robin Williams
Exploring the Nature of Science through Immersion in Research Activities

2.4 — Guershon Harel; Barbara Edwards
Putting Math in the Middle: The Conceptual Framework for Focused Program of Professional Development

2.5 — Davida Fischman
Common Core Standards of Mathematical Practice: What Are They, and How Can We Implement Them? (pdf)

2.6 — Lauren Mann; Jenna Rice; Ayanna Franklin
Activities to Promote Motivation, Reasoning, and Sense-Making in the High School Mathematics Classroom

2.7 — Matthew D. Felton
Developing Master Teachers in Elementary Mathematics: Arizona Master Teachers of Mathematics (AZ-MTM)

2.8 — Cari Hermann-Abell
Developing and Using Assessments Aligned to Science Learning Goals

2.9 — Paul Heideman
Teaching Tips: Small Things with Large Effect (Extracts from a Noyce Add-On Class)

2.10 — Michael Beeth; Tammy Ladwig
Alternative Careers in Teaching: A Successful Model for Recruiting and Preparing Mathematicians and Scientists for Careers in STEM Training

2.11 — Ralph Martin; Jeff Connor; Lauren Metcalf; Al Cote; Paul Beam
SciMath Teaching Fellows Pilot Program

2.12 — Marty Sugerik
A Virtual Professional Learning Community (ppt)
Recruiting (ppt)
Poster (jpg)
Brochure (pdf)

2.13A — Andre Green; Elexisca Morriesette
Selecting Good Noyce Participants

2.13B — Greg Rushton; Nancy Overley
Recruiting STEM Professionals into Noyce: Strategies and Opportunities

2.14 — Susan Benner
TEACH/Here: Program Design and Performance Assessment in an Urban Residency

Friday, July 8th: Session III

3.1 — Taha Mzoughi
Using Digital Libraries for Teaching Physics (pdf)

3.2A — Canceled

3.2B — Keith Sheppard; Angela Kelly; Luisa McHugh
Suburban Science Education and High Needs Schools

3.3 — N. Bharathan; Holly Travis
Create Inquiry-based Science Lessons the Easy Way: A Hands-on Workshop (ppt)
Description/Samples (doc)
NSES Science Content Standards (doc)

3.4 — Ovie Soto
The Math for America San Diego Noyce Program: Holistic Problems and the Common Core Standards

3.5 — Joy Darley
Using Performance Assessments to Connect Fractions and Rational Expressions: Noyce Scholars as Mentors to Pre-service Elementary Teachers

3.6A — Elsa Medina; Davina White
A Model for Continued Support for Scholars

3.6B — Thomas Dick; Melissa Plummer
Studio Math Classroom: A Model for Developing Leadership, Mentoring, and Fostering Professional Learning (ppt)
Noyce Studio Background (doc)

3.7A — Robert Ferdinand
Recruitment and Selection of Phase I Noyce Teacher Scholars at East Central University (ECU), Ada, Oklahoma

3.7B — Blidi Stemn; Behailu Mammo
Student Perceptions About Teaching Mathematics in High-Need Schools

3.8 — Canceled

3.9 — Lisa Montplaisir; Kim Nguyen
Noyce Summer Internships: A Safe Pathway Toward STEM Teaching

3.10 — Terri Burke; Christopher Duran; Angel Moreno
Lesson Study for Secondary Teaching

3.11 — Joye Beth Spinks; Tara Thompson; Kathryn Crawford
Discovering Science and Math Using the 5E Model (ppt)
5E Lesson Template (doc)

3.12 — Kimberly Welty; James Knuuttilla; Michelle Pound; Kate McDermott
Survival Guide for the First-Year Teacher

3.13A — Leah McCoy; Lauren Schnepper
Action Research: Analysis and Reflection of Emerging Teacher Leaders (ppt)

3.13B — Sheila Vaidya
Beyond Knowledge and Pedagogy: Case Study Profiles of Teacher Leadership

3.14 — Arlene Russell; Rachel Halper
Summer Internships: Experiences from the First Year

Friday, July 8th: Session IV

4.1 — Rebecca Schini
Fusion of STEM in iGEM

4.2 — Victory Donnay; David Andrews: John Keller; Jane Horwitz
Noyce Partnerships: Building Connections-Developing Synergies-Adding Value

4.3A — Michelle Mass
My-Fi is Sci-Fi (ppt)
Book List for Science Fiction Book Clubs (doc)

4.3B — Jean Pennycook
Connecting Field Research about Penguins to the K-12 Classroom Using an Interactive Website

4.4 — Viji K. Sundar
Exploring the World of Irrational Numbers (ppt)

4.5 — Sarah Irvine Belson; Michael Keynes; Ronald Mitchell
Advanced Topics in High School Mathematics: Enrichment or Advancement?

4.6 — Hollylynne Lee; Ayanna Franklin; Emily Thrasher
Providing Opportunities for Teachers to Take a Scholarly Lens Towards Designing and Implementing Research-Based Tasks

4.7 — Diana Campbell; Kate Kinney; Sarah Poncz
Philadelphia Teacher Residency Induction: Strategies for Providing Continuity from Pre-service Teacher Preparation to In-service Teaching

4.8 — Valerie Brown Schild; Carrie Brewington; Matt Misuraca
Noyce Kenan Master Teaching Fellows: Teaching Students to Think Outside the Book

4.9A — Laura Henriques; David Andrews; Jaime Arvizu
Planning and Hosting a Regional Noyce Conference

4.9B — Paul Heideman
How Students Learn, a One-Credit Add-On Class and Textbook in Development for Noyce Scholars at the College of William and Mary

4.10 — Steven Fletcher; Grant Simpson; Bill Quinn; Cynthia Naples; Hannah Kenah
“Honey, Call the Plumber!” – Mending the Pipeline of STEM Teacher Recruitment into Noyce Programs

4.11 — Michaele Chappel; Kyle Butler
The “Nuts & Bolts” of Implementing a Master Teaching Fellows Project: What Have We Learned in Two Years

4.12 — Susan Tucker; Davida Fischman
Finding the Value in eVALUation — What a Noyce Director Should Expect from Program Evaluation (ppt)

4.13 — Lisa Loop; Maria Corona; Bryan Bowens; Young Mi Kim
Model Lessons to Increase Student Engagement

4.14 — Constance Smith; Stephen Johnson; Marshall Hunter; Harvey Williams; Molly Gildea; Tyler Lucero
Facilitating Student Reflection Through Self-Assessment