2012 NSF Noyce Conference Videos & Presentations

Plenary and Workshop Session Videos/Presentations from the May 2012 NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Conference in Washington, DC.

Plenary Sessions

Wednesday, May 23rd

4:30pm – 5:30pm: New Awardees Session

Joan Prival, Noyce Lead Program Director,  Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE), NSF
Mary Lee Ledbetter, Program Director, DUE, NSF
New Awardees Session (ppt)
New Awardees Session (Video)

Noyce Monitoring System
Chris Griffith, ICF International

Thursday, May 24th

8:00am – 9:00am:  Opening & Welcome (Video Coming Soon)

Joan Prival, Noyce Lead Program Director, DUE, NSF
Katherine J. Denniston, Acting Division Director, DUE, NSF
Yolanda George, Deputy Director, Education and Human Resources (EHR), AAAS

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

Highly Effective STEM Teachers: How and Why (Video)

Plenary Speaker: Carl Wieman, Associate Director for Science, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

Highly Effective STEM Teachers: How and Why (ppt)

10:45am – 11:45am:  Voices From The Field (Video)

Moderator: V. Celeste Carter, Program Director, DUE, NSF
Panelists: (Noyce Scholars)
Jessie Campbell, Luella High School, Locust Grove, GA
Mindy Chappell, Jane Adams High, Chicago, IL
Ginnie Chu, Pine High School and Grace High School, Santa Rosa, CA
Emily Koehler, De Smet High School, De Smet, SD
Abner Zorilla, Community Academy of Science and Health, Boston, MA

12:00pm – 1:30pm:  Lunch & Keynote

Keynote: Enabled, Engaged, Empowered: The K-12 Student Vision for Personalized Learning and STEM Education (Video )

Enabled, Engaged, Empowered: The K-12 Student Vision for Personalized Learning and STEM Education (ppt)

Introduction:  Lee Zia, Program Director, DUE, NSF

Keynote Speaker:  Julie Evans, Chief Executive Office, Project Tomorrow

Friday, May 25th

8:00am – 9:00am:  Friday Morning Plenary Session

Introduction:  Shirley M. Malcom, Director, EHR, AAAS

Plenary Speaker:  James H. Shelton, III Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement, U.S. Department of Education (Video)

12:00pm – 12:45pm:  Plenary & Closing Remarks

Plenary:  Catalyzing Partnerships for Developing STEM Outreach Programs (Video)

Catalyzing Partnerships for Developing STEM Outreach Programs (ppt)

Shirley M. Malcom, Director, EHR, AAAS

Plenary Speaker: Lynford L. Goddard, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana

Closing Remarks: Joan Prival, Noyce Lead Program Director, DUE, NSF


Workshop Presentations

Workshop Sessions are listed below by session number.

Wednesday, May 24th: Session I

1.1A — Susan Benner; Geri Landry; Lynn Hodge; Michael Lawson
Teaching Fellows Learning About Teaching by Learning from Teaching:  The TEACH/Here Residency Performance-Based Evaluation System

1.1B — Brad Hoge
Using Undergraduate Research with Noyce Teams to Encourage Learning Community Development and PBL Applications

1.2 — Deidre B. Sessoms; Kelly McDonald; Jennifer Oloff-Lewis; David Kagan; Brandi Aranguran; Julia Smith
An Urban-Rural University Partnership:  Understanding the ‘Other’

1.3A — Robert Ferdinand
Recruiting Majors for Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

1.3B — Gregory T. Rushton; Nancy Overley
A Comprehensive Recruitment Strategy of STEM Professionals into K12 Teaching:  Analyzing Data from Five Years of Marketing through Noyce Projects at Kennesaw State University (ppt)
Handout 1 
Handout 2

1.4A — Thomas Dick; Amber Clark; Alyssa Goss
Studio Classrooms: A Greenhouse for Growing Mathematics Leaders (ppt)
Studio Classrooms: A Greenhouse for Growing Mathematics Leaders (pdf)

1.4B — Leah McCoy; Joseph Hester; Anna Hester; Samantha Freiberg
Action Research in STEM Classrooms

1.5 — Pamela Fraser-Abder; Meagan Driver; Alice Yang; Jamie Dinsmoor
Using Connective Technology Resources in Urban Science Classroom

1.6 — Laird Kramer; Julian Edward; Ivette Vallejo
Integrating Modeling Instruction Across the Curriculum:  Establishing An Inquiry Paradigm

1.7 — Deborah A. Harmon
The DUETS Program:  Highly Effective Urban STEM Teachers

1.8 — Orlando Alonso; Margo DelliCarpini
Preparing Noyce Scholars for Effective Instruction of English Language Learners in STEM Classrooms

1.9 — Regina Toolin; Beth White
Project-based Inquiry as a Model for Teaching, Learning and Assessing Science in the Grade 7-12 Classroom (ppt)
Project-based Inquiry as a Model for Teaching, Learning and Assessing Science in the Grade 7-12 Classroom (handout)

1.10 — Davida Fischman
CCSS Standards for Mathematical Practice:  What are They, and How Can They Improve Instruction Today?

1.11 — Jon Anderson; B Lippitt; Heidi Rowles; Jacob Clark Blickenstaff
From Candidate to Teacher:  Innovative Induction and Mentoring in the PhysTEC Noyce Program

1.12 — Trina Crowley; Tesfay Meressi; Justin Mare; Matt Huberman
Recruiting Today’s Engineering Students to Become Tomorrow’s Teachers

1.13 — Steven Fletcher; Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon
Social Media for STEM Educators:  How to Build an Online Community Around STEM Ideas and Market Yourself as a Leader in the Field

1.14 —  Annabel D’Souza
Why Don’t You Just Tell Us the Information?:  An Instructional Model for Moving Away From Teaching by Telling and Towards Guided Inquiry for the 21st Century Classroom

Thursday, May 24th: Session II

2.1A — Kimberly Bigioni; Lisa Jones-Gast
Implementing Noyce Program Training:  Two Noyce Graduates Develop Innovative Strategies to Facilitate Student Success in a Drop-out Recovery Urban High School

2.1B — Joanne Goodell
CSUTeach: Preparing a New Generation of Noyce Scholars (ppt)
CSUTeach: Preparing a New Generation of Noyce Scholars (handout) 

2.2A — Laveria F. Hutchison; Susan E. Williams; Robert Houston
Noyce Scholars as Leaders:  Innovative Practices at the University of Houston

2.2B — Hope Marchionda; Stephanie Burba; Kathryn Crawford; Tyler Ghee; Shelby Overstreet
Promoting Professionalism in Preservice Teachers

2.3 — Christine D. Thomas; Marcellin Mutuyimana; Rabia Shahbaz; Karen Tatum
Why I Remain Committed to Teaching in a High Need School:  Perspectives of Three Scholars

2.4 — Paul D. Heideman
Drawing to Learn:  The Role that Visualization and Drawing Can Play in Teaching and Learning

2.5 — Jim Farrar; Stacy Coakley
The Math for America San Diego Noyce Program:  Teaching the Mathematical Standards through Holisitic Problems

2.6 — John Keller
Preparing Students for STEM Careers through Research

2.7 — Steven Fletcher; Paul Walter; Zach Carpenter; Angie Lux; Veronica Lopez; Margo Sabin
All Hands on Deck:  Pre-service STEM Teachers on a Co-generative Voyage that Examines Issues Surrounding Climate Change

2.8 — Bruce Bukiet
Using Technology to Enhance Student Interest and Understanding of STEM Disciplines

2.9 — Suzanne Thurston
Science NetLinks – An Incredible Resource for Teachers and Students…and It’s Free!

2.10 — Lisa S. Loop; Chris Brownell
A Classroom Experience Fostering Explanation Through Exploration

2.11 — Mika J. Hunter
An Inquiry-Based Analysis of the Eno River Basin

2.12A — David M. Andrews; Jaime Arvizu
Fresno State Noyce Scholars Programs:  Ten Years and Still Going

2.12B — Paul Bischoff; Paul French; John Schaumloffe
Reflective Pathways:  The Impacts of an Urban Science Teaching Field Experience an Undergraduates’ Decisions to Teach Science in the New York City School System

2.13 — Kyle Butler; Michaele Chappell; Samantha Stevens
The Nuts & Bolts of Implementing the MTSU Master Teaching Fellows Project:  Perspectives on What We Have Learned in Three Years

2.14 — Melissa George
Understanding Teacher Research:  Perspectives on Student Learning and Adaptation of Curricular Materials During a Middle School Unit on Climate Change

Friday, May 25th: Session III

3.1A — Jeffrey Carpenter
Shared Classroom Experiences in Teacher Preparation

3.1B — Andre M. Green; Kelly Byrd; Tami May; Ashley Velazquez; Peter Kupfer; and L. Michael VeSoulis
Do Field Experiences Really Matter:  Perspectives of Noyce Scholars

3.2 — Richard Weibl
Speed Networking:  Who is Here?  What Do They Know?  Who Do They Know?  Can We Work Together?
Perspective: Speed Networking for Scientists
Building a New Niche Network
Network Your Way Into Work: Index of Articles
Career Trends: Building Relationships
Career Trends: Careers Away from the Bench

3.3A — Timothy P. Scott
Stimulating STEM Teacher Growth through aggieTeach:  A Model for the Recruitment and Retention of Pre-service Mathematics and Science Teachers

3.3B — Alice Yang
Working with High School Students in an Intense Science Research Environment

3.4 — Wil Parker
Expanding Teacher Practice for Increased Student Learning

3.5 — Hugo Rossi; Lisa Friedman; Carter Jensen
Building a Community of Learners through the Noyce Fellowship Program

3.6 — Elizabeth Wright; Cara Allen
Using Discourse as an Intentional Strategy to Elicit Student Thinking in Classroom Conversation (handout)
Project Poster

3.7 — Sherri Kennedy
Meaningful Mathematics:  Maximizing Models

3.8 — Ruth Cossey; Gina Phone; Matt Chan; Kat Hall; Sasha Hin; Amanda Issa; Sadia Mohammad
Lesson Study:  Individual and Collaborative Inquiry and Performance Assessment

3.9 — Sheila Vaidya; Gregory Phelan; Lisa Gonsalves; Kerri Freese
Noyce Northeast Regional Conference

3.10 — James Knuuttila; Michelle Pound; Kathrynn McDermott
The Survival Guide for the First Year Teacher

3.11 — Desha L. Williams; Ian Frame; Santhi Prabahar; Bonnie Roydes
Supporting New Teachers:  The “Extra” in Teaching Culturally Diverse Learners

3.12 — Martin Bonsangue; Natalie Tran
Examining Teachers’ Efficacy in Mathematics Teaching:  A Pilot Study

3.13 — Kim Nguyen; Rebecca Schini
Emerging National Science Teacher Leader:  iGEM Pathway to Cultivating Future STEM Workforce Internationally

3.14 — Allan Phipps
From Solar Cars to Artificial Reefs:  A Look at Two Case Studies that Highlight Unique Funding Opportunities for Classroom Teachers

Friday, May 25th: Session IV

4.1A — Kevin Carr; Chris Pokorny
A Practice-Based Model for Preparing Noyce Candidates for Success in High-Needs Schools

4.1B — Marlynn M. Griffin; Michelle Cawthorn
Using a Practicum Experience for Selecting SMART (Science and Mathematics Achievement via Research and Teaching) Scholars at Georgia Southern University

4.2A — Keith Sheppard; Angela Kelly
Physics and Chemistry Offerings in New York State:  Enrollment, Policy and Needs

4.2B — Tyra Lopes-Mendes
Evaluating Teacher Candidates’ Readiness for Today’s Diverse Classrooms Using the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA)

4.3 — Michael E. Beeth; Tammy Ladwig; Brandon Nelsen; Pamela Josifek
Science and Math Career Switchers Tell Their Stories:  What Motivated the Decision to Switch Careers. and What Type of Support was Needed During the Transition?

4.4 — Suzie Fore; Trang Vu
Master Teaching Fellows as Agents of Change:  Reporting from the Trenches

4.5 — Tom Siller; Rachelle Gard
Culture of Care for Noyce Scholars

4.6 — Stephen A. Swidler; Jon Pedersen; Greg Sand; Molly Jensen; Nathan Van Meter
Creating Accelerated Graduate Post-Baccalaureate Programs for Secondary STEM Educators

4.7 — Colleen M. Eddy; Pamela Esprivalo Harrell
Using Concept Maps as an Assessment Tool to Close the Achievement Gap

4.8 — Lisa M. Gonsalves; Laura Vanderberg
Teacher Development Cycle:  A Cycle of Inquiry for Training Future Teachers to Collect, Manage, and Analyze Data for the Purposes of Improving Teaching, Learning, and Student Academic Achievement

4.9 — Stephanie Burba; Hope Marchionda; Kathryn Crawford; Tyler Ghee; Shelby Overstreet
Using the 5E Lesson Model to Promote Mathematical and Scientific Thought (ppt)
Handout 1
Handout 2

4.10 — Viji K. Sundar
When Can You Use the 2012 Calendar Again?

4.11A — Jaqueline T. McDonnough; S. Joy Casad
Providing Support for First Year Noyce Teachers

4.11B — Emily Thrasher; Morgan Early
Providing Opportunities and for Support to Beginning Teachers Through a University Supported Community

4.12 — Michael Marder
UTeach Observation Protocol and Measures of Effective Teaching

4.13 — Samantha Stevens
Impacting the Learning and Motivation of Students of Various Ability Levels with Graphing Technology

4.14 — Rhonda Brown
The 4 C’s of Highly Engaged Students