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  1. Scaffolding- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation addresses scaffolding techniques and resources.

  2. Millenials Know Technology But Not How to Solve Problems With It

    13 Jul 2015

    This is an Education Week's blog.

  3. Developing Questioning Skills

    13 Jul 2015

    Although it is essential that teachers ask questions that bring out the educational goals they are seeking, there is more to good questioning technique than simply asking the proper question. The following principles were developed by Richard L. Loughlin and provide an excellent set of...

  4. Assessment What to Count

    13 Jul 2015

    This document contains a variety of different assessment methods.

  5. Resources, Activities and Planning- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    Our presentation was on planning and resources with an emphasis on timelines. We have used the Padlet noun for our presentation. Padlet is a noun that functions much like a blog posting the most recent information on top. We organized our information based off the rubric. We have three main...

  6. Funding, Grant and Community Resources- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation includes sample PBL lesson plans, materials and applications and funding opportunities.

  7. Problem-Based Learning: As Authentic As It Gets

    13 Jul 2015

    An innovative high school is pioneering ways to engage students in solving problems by having them take on the roles of scientists, doctors, artists, and historians. In addition, the Center for Problem-Based Learning is helping other educators learn these exciting techniques.

  8. Bloom's Action Verbs

    13 Jul 2015

    Bloom's action verbs can help to push students into higher levels of thinking. Including these in objectives can help students think more abstractly.Verbs for Bloom's http://www.highperformancetrainingworks.com/EPSS/TechNotes/Bloom.htm

  9. A Curricular Overview by J. Barell

    13 Jul 2015

    This book section is about developing objectives and ensuring curriculum coverage.

  10. Some Nano Terminology

    13 Jul 2015

    This document includes some of the common names for the nano field and common definitions

  11. Teacher Role- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation addresses:1) How will you facilitate classroom discussion? (questioning and listening, different types of engagement and control, guiding)2) How will you scaffold students’ efforts?3) How will you use outside experts?

  12. Tasks/Student Investations- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation addresses:1) What will the students do (activities)?2) What resources and materials will students need to complete their work?3) How will you organize student activities (timeline)?

  13. Culture of the Classroom- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation addresses:1) How will students work together (collaboration and teamwork)?2) How will the students monitor their work (training them to take ownership, active engagement, choice and creation)?

  14. Assessment-Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation addresses:1) How will you assess student progress (formative)?2) How will you assess student learning (summative)?3) What instruments/formats will you use to assess progress and mastery?4) How will you involve the community to include a larger audience?

  15. Standards and Objectives: Learning Outcomes- Small Group Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation includes:1) How will you engage/scaffold students’ efforts via technology?2) What will the students learn: content standards (national, state, nanoscience), objectives, 21st century skills?3) How will the students demonstrate the mastery of these objectives?

  16. Math and Physics of Solar Power- Peter Bermel's Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This presentation focused on photovoltaics and the benefits of using certain materials in solar panels to increase the absorption of light.

  17. Overview of Nanotechnology- Ali Shakouri's Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    This is an overview of nanotechnology and different applications.

  18. Nanomedicine: Science or Science Fiction? Alex Wei's Presentation

    13 Jul 2015

    Gold nanorods as photothermal agents to target tumor cells.

  19. Materials for Size-Dependent Properties Station

    13 Jul 2015

    Here are the links and prices for the stations in the size-dependent properties activity.

  20. The Mathematics of Modeling Phenomena from the Bottom Up

    18 Feb 2015 | Seminars

    In this talk, I will demonstrate how mathematical models can be used to understand and improve nanoscale systems. In particular, it will be shown that photovoltaics (solar cells) can be made 100 times thinner and have their potential efficiency improved by 30% using nanophotonic structures in...