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  1. A Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011

    Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation Conference October 10-12, 2011Carl Wieman Keynote PresentationCognitive psychology research What is the learning we want? How is it achieved? II. Education research Data from classrooms III. Institutional change—undergraduate STEM...

  2. Active Learning Classrooms as a Lever for Improving Undergraduate Education

    12 Oct 2011

    Panel discussion participant at the Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation October 10-12, 2011 ConferenceUniversity of Minnesota

  3. Creating Informed Problem Solvers: A Case Study in Engineering Education

    12 Oct 2011

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F1 In our increasingly knowledge-based society, the focus of engineering education has changed dramatically, de-emphasizing specialized content skills and rote problem solving and concentrating on processes and habits of...

  4. Institutional Course Redesign

    12 Oct 2011

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D2This presentation addresses policy, implementation, design, sustainability, research and institutional cultural change for a unique and compelling course transformation program. This program bases its transformation on...

  5. IS-IT Learning? Challenging Students to Think 'Outside the Box' through Interdisciplinary Contexts for Inquiry in STEM

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session E2Large-enrollment first-year STEM courses present a significant challenge to academics in terms of engagement and in catering for student diversity in academic ability, career aspiration, and prior experiences. In this...

  6. Learning Cycles in Large Chemistry Lectures: Implementation Logistics

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F2 Inquiry-based instruction employing the learning cycle is theoretically grounded in constructivism (1) and social constructivism (2) as well as empirically supported in research conducted in learning environments...

  7. Online Learning Systems for Science: From Grant-Funded Project to Widespread

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session E1This presentation will describe the genesis, testing, modification, and eventual commercial distribution of a web-based homework/learning system for chemistry. This project relates to the design and implementation of...

  8. Perspectives on the SLED Project

    05 Jun 2013 | Demonstration Video | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This video provides perspectives on the SLED project from members of the leadership team and participating teachers.

  9. Project Kaleidoscope: Leadership for Implementing Change in Undergraduate STEM Education

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education: from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session D1 Transforming undergraduate STEM education requires vision, leadership and action. Since 1996, Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), a national organization, has been offering leadershipinstitutes for STEM faculty members to...

  10. Reflection Upload Guide

    11 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This printed guide outlines the steps to follow to upload a teacher reflection to the SLEDhub site.

  11. Reflection Upload Guide 2015

    14 Oct 2013 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This short guide explains how to upload your teacher reflections.

  12. SLED Reflection Template

    25 Oct 2011 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    Use this document as a template for your reflection.

  13. SLED Teacher Reflection Template 2012

    11 Oct 2012 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This is the template teachers should use for SLED reflections during the 2012-13 academic year.

  14. Slow Boat

    11 Jun 2013 | Lesson Plans

    This 4th grade design task lesson focuses on the concept of drag by asking students to develop ways to slow down a boat.

  15. Slow Boat PowerPoint

    11 Jun 2013 | Teaching Materials

    The PowerPoint slides which accompanied the Slow Boat design task at the 2013 Summer Institute.

  16. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation was designed to accompany the SLED Slow Boat activity.

  17. Slow Boat PowerPoint Presentation Summer 2017

    29 Jun 2017 | Downloads

    This PowerPoint presentation accompanied the Slow Boat design activity at the SLED summer workshops in 2017.

  18. STEM Strategies in K-15 Education in Colombia

    12 Oct 2011 | Publications

    Transforming Education from Innovation to Implementation Conference: Session F3 The Center for Research and Development in Education (CIFE) at Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia) has launched a STEM program as a part of its mission to produce research based knowledge for the...

  19. STEMEdhub: Supporting STEM Education Initiatives via the H U Bzero Platform

    07 Apr 2015 | Publications

    Built as one of 60+ hubs on the HUBzero platform, STEMEdhub was developed in 2011 as a resource for research, education, and collaboration in STEM education. The hub currently supports 82 different groups. In this article, the authors describe two specific groups (SLED and AAU) that are taking...

  20. Teacher Reflection Template for 2017-18

    28 Sep 2015 | Teacher Reflections | Contributor(s): Nancy Pelaez

    This is the template for SLED teacher reflections for 2017-18