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2015 NWO Annual Symposium on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Teaching

Saturday, November 21, 2015 from
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Olscamp Hall @ Bowling Green State University


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Keynote Presentation: Science and Mathematics for a New Generation

Presented by: Dr. Daniel Brahier
BGSU Professor of Teaching Excellence


Work Smarter, Not Harder: Tools, Tips, and Techniques to Help Students
become more Focused, Organized, and Productive

Presented by: Jerry Schnepp, Bowling Green State University
Mary-Jon Ludy, Bowling Green State University



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