February 21st Session Summary: Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks

Click here to access the audio recording from the session!! Our first Provisions session of the Spring 2017 semester explored the theme of “Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks.” Presenters shared experience and expertise with the various topics pertaining to the theme, in which sought to explore creativity and … Continue reading February 21st Session Summary: Raising the Bar While Providing a Safety Net for Taking Creative Risks

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PERTS: Project for Education Research That Scales

What is PERTS? PERTS (Project for Education Research That Scales), located at Stanford University, is a center for applied research that focuses on academic motivation and achievement. PERTS team members conduct research that explores ways of improving motivation, using the information they received from partnered schools, colleges, and organizations. The PERTS website provides many great … Continue reading PERTS: Project for Education Research That Scales

March Provisions Session – Teaching Lives: What Keeps You Motivated

To listen to the podcast from this session, click here Our second provisions session of the year explored the theme of “What Keeps You Motivated”. An audience of 30 were in attendance to hear presentations from Dr. Mary Ann McLoughlin, Professor of Mathematics, Prof. Julie Demers, Adjunct Professor of English, and Dr. Stephen Birchak, Professor … Continue reading March Provisions Session – Teaching Lives: What Keeps You Motivated