April 17th Session: Creating a Community of Caring Citizens

Image found here. “The College of Saint Rose community engages highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students in rigorous educational experiences. In the progressive tradition of the founding Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, we welcome men and women from all religious and cultural backgrounds. In addition to developing their intellectual capacities, students have the opportunity … Continue reading April 17th Session: Creating a Community of Caring Citizens

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March 27th Session Summary: “Creating a Diverse Learning Community”

  Our second Provisions session of the 2018 Spring Semester explored the topic of "Creating a Diverse Learning Community." Our first presenter was Janet Acker who spoke about making your classroom environment a "safe space."  This included looking back on an experience including a difficult conversation that escaped the safe space of the classroom. While Janet … Continue reading March 27th Session Summary: “Creating a Diverse Learning Community”

March 27th Session: “Creating a Diverse Learning Community”

Image found here.   “Everyone in my high school looked and acted like one another…At college I gravitated to other kids like me. My best friends were similarly the first in their families to go to college. I think we bonded because we felt different — we were different — from students whose parents had … Continue reading March 27th Session: “Creating a Diverse Learning Community”

February 20th Session Summary: “Failing, Learning, and Resilience.”

  Our first Provisions session of the 2017-2018 Spring Semester explored the theme of “Failing, Learning, and Resilience.”   Our first presenter was Cailin Brown who spoke of case studies of students who were “going off the tracks,” and how she was able to get them back on track and able to self-correct with guidance … Continue reading February 20th Session Summary: “Failing, Learning, and Resilience.”

February 20th Session: “Failing, Learning, and Resilience”

“Learning is dependent on preconceptions. We learn by revising our understanding of things.” -- David Gooblar,  The Benefits of Doing It Wrong In my second-grade class we did a few experiments that were 100-themed for the 100th day of school.  For each experiment, the students had to make a prediction, perform the experiment, and record the … Continue reading February 20th Session: “Failing, Learning, and Resilience”

November 21st Session Summary: “Cultivating Creative and Spiritual Gifts/Creative Innovation”

Our third Provisions session of the 2017-2018 year explored the topic of "Cultivating Creative and Spiritual Gifts/Creative Innovation."  Our first presenter, Robert Shane, presented ideas on cultivating creative innovation inside the classroom, giving an inside look on one of his assignments.  Next to present was Susan Boddie, who discussed how she instructs the mind, body, … Continue reading November 21st Session Summary: “Cultivating Creative and Spiritual Gifts/Creative Innovation”

November 21st Session: “Cultivating Creative and Spiritual Gifts/Creative Innovation”

“The College of Saint Rose community engages highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students in rigorous educational experiences. In the progressive tradition of the founding Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, we welcome men and women from all religious and cultural backgrounds. In addition to developing their intellectual capacities, students have the opportunity to cultivate their … Continue reading November 21st Session: “Cultivating Creative and Spiritual Gifts/Creative Innovation”