STEM Education Professional Development Conference for preK – 12 in-service and pre-service teachers, informal educators, and college faculty. Featuring a keynote presentation by BGSU Professor of Teaching Excellence Dr. Daniel Brahier! A passionate and dedicated educator for 35 years, Dr. Brahier continues to have a tremendous impact on mathematics education nationwide. He has written several books, including the top-selling textbook for middle and high school mathematics teacher preparation, and is the co-author of Principles to Actions, an NCTM-published guidebook centered on mastering teaching practices with core principles for today’s educators.
Dr. Brahier has taught mathematics and science at many levels during his career. He currently teaches mathematics education courses at BGSU, and serves as the Director of Science and Math Education in ACTION, a program designed to train STEM teachers in current and effective teaching methods.
Dr. Brahier’s keynote presentation – “Science and Mathematics for a New Generation” – will focus on the use of research-based teaching practices in classrooms of today and the future. He will explore the role that critical thinking plays in the STEM classroom and how all educators need to work toward the same goals.
2015 NWO Symposium Strands
1. Research Based Instructional Practices in the College Classroom: Enhancing the Undergraduate Experience
2. STEM in the Community: Thinking Outside the Classroom
3. Putting Creativity to Work: Teaching STEM With Innovation
4. Integrating Technology in the Classroom
5. Teaching and Learning in SCIENCE
6. Teaching and Learning in MATHEMATICS
7. Teaching and Learning in ENGINEERING
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