blog postsMSE Fireside Chat: Making Sense of the Natural World through Translanguaging | Enrique Suárez, UMass Amherst (via Zoom)Oct 14, 2019 3:45 pm0 views Friday, October 18, 2019 Time: 3 p.m. Location: Room 378, College of Education Enrique (Henry) Suárez will be kicking off our MSE Brown Bag series with a virtual fireside chat about his research on emerging bilingual elementary school students’ use of translanguaging during their participation in science practices. Enrique is an assistant professor Math, Science, and Learning Technologies at UMass Amherst. During this informal, interactive conversation, Enrique will be telling us the “story behind the story” of the attached paper; talking about his career trajectory; discussing his perspective on doing equity-focused research in MSE; and/or answering any questions we may have.African American Studies 50th Anniversary EventsOct 14, 2019 1:30 pm0 views In 1619, twenty enslaved Africans were imported into Virginia in an act that many people recognize as the beginning of the European slave trade to the Americas. This 400th anniversary is being widely observed. The activities listed here will help us understand why such historical developments are so significant. These are a series of events sponsored by the Department of African American Studies and many other units across the campus.Fall 2019 MSTE Friday Lunch Series: IT Accessibility at the University of IllinoisOct 14, 2019 1:15 pm0 views What is accessibility all about and how does it apply to the University of Illinois and you? In this presentation, Tim Offenstein will give an overview of IT Accessibility. He will explain what “assistive technology” is, who uses it and how it benefits them, and the current state of the legal landscape – are we going to get sued? Please join in for this conversation about IT Accessibility! RSVP!16th Annual AERA Brown Lecture Viewing PartyOct 14, 2019 12:00 pm0 views The College of Education is pleased to sponsor a viewing party for the 16th Annual AERA Brown Lecture: "A Shade Less Offensive": School Integration as Radical Inclusion in the Pursuit of Educational Equity, presented by Dr. Prudence L. Carter. The lecture will be live-streamed at 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time in 4G Education. A moderated discussion will be held immediately after the lecture. Mary Lyons, Curriculum & Instruction Grad Student, is a Finalist in the 2019 Research Live! Competition!Oct 11, 2019 4:00 pm0 views Mary Lyons, a graduate student in Curriculum & Instruction, has advanced to the final round of the 2019 Research Live! competition! We invite you to join us for the final event on Tuesday, October 22 from 4-6 PM at Stage 5 in the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts to see the final presentations. The event is free and open to the public, so we encourage you to come out and support Mary. For more information about Research Live! and a full list of finalists please visit https://grad.illinois.edu/research-live/event. Three Education Faculty Launch New NSF-funded ProjectOct 8, 2019 12:45 pm273 views Assistant professor Stina Krist is the principal investigator of the $1.3M award from NSF for Advancing Computational Grounded Theory for Audiovisual Data from STEM Classrooms.EdPsych's Ananya Tiwari Recipient of 2019 Illinois International Graduate Achievement AwardOct 7, 2019 2:15 pm146 views Ananya Tiwari, a second-year PhD student in Educational Psychology, will receive this campus-level award at a banquet on November 20. Fall 2019 MSTE Friday Lunch Series: PAGES: Progressing Through the Ages--Global Change, Evolution, and Societal Well-beingOct 4, 2019 10:15 am0 views MSTE Friday Lunch is back! Please join us on Friday, October 11, from 12-1 p.m. for a presentation from Barbara Hug about the PAGES project and developing Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) aligned curriculum and professional development, as well as how to support in-service science teachers through the use of NGSS storylines. Please RSVP: https://fridaylunch.mste.illinois.edu/event/2019-10-11Fall 2019 MSTE Friday Lunch Series: A Laser Light Show to Teach CoordinatesOct 4, 2019 10:15 am0 views Joe Muskin and Adam Poetzel will show how to create a coordinate path that a laser follows to generate a design. This simple apparatus uses mirrors and a laser that projects the image on fluorescent paper. Join us for this presentation on November 8 from noon-1:00 p.m. in Classroom 201, 505 E. Green St, Champaign, IL 61820. RSVP: https://fridaylunch.mste.illinois.edu/event/2019-11-08NSF Awards Funding to Prof. Adrienne Dixson to Study STEM NOLAOct 3, 2019 12:00 pm590 views Professor of EPOL is the principal investigator on the project that is studying STEM NOLA, a community-based Saturday STEM program for students in grades 2–12.Library trial database: Bloomsbury Education and Childhood StudiesOct 3, 2019 11:00 am2 views The Library has a trial of the Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies database during October 2019. Please check it out and provide feedback to email@example.com as to whether you think it is a useful resource. You can browse by education level, topic, or country to find:Alumna Shawna Cooper-Gibson Appointed Vice President of Student Services at Seton Hall UniversityOct 1, 2019 4:15 pm4 views Shawna Cooper-Gibson, Ed.D., a national leader in academic, co-curricular and multicultural student development, has been appointed Vice President of Student Services. Cooper-Gibson currently serves as the Assistant Provost for Student Academic Services at Loyola University Chicago and will officially begin her new position on October 14, 2019.EPOL's Rachel Roegman Selected as Illinois Leadership Center Faculty FellowSep 27, 2019 11:00 am140 views Assistant professor Rachel Roegman has been selected to be part of the Illinois Leadership Center (ILC) Faculty Fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year.Prof. Gloriana González Awarded NSF Funding for Project with University of Puerto Rico-Rio PiedrasSep 25, 2019 9:30 am124 views C&I professor's funded research project is titled, Developing Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Pre-service Math Teachers by Enhancement of a Methods Course Using Instrumental Orchestration and Lesson Study Strategies.College of Education hosts, with Illinois Theatre: "Gandhi, King, and Our World Today"Sep 19, 2019 1:30 pm306 views Mark your calendar for October 2, 7:30pm at Spurlock Auditorium, a two-part evening to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi. Illinois Theatre presents a staged reading of Unexpected Contact written by Rajmohan Gandhi, followed by "Is the Dream alive?" a panel discussion with: James Anderson (Dean, College of Education), Ronald Bailey (Chair, African-American Studies), Cynthia Oliver (Professor of Dance & Associate Vice Chancellor), and moderated by Rajmohan Gandhi (Research Professor, College of Education).