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Orlando, FL

Let's Move: Kinesthetic Math and Science

Presenters: Deborah McMurtrie, Bridget Coleman, Gary J. Senn
Schedule: Saturday, October 27, 2018; 9:55 AM–10:55 AM
Room: Sarasota
Session Code:
Session Program ID: 3215

Description:
Physical movement and social interaction are essential in the middle school classroom! In this session, we will model kinesthetic strategies to actively engage your students as alternatives to whole-class lecture. Participants will experience "learning by doing" as we move our bodies to investigate math and science concepts.

Deborah H. McMurtrie, University of South Carolina Aiken
Bridget K. Coleman, University of South Carolina Aiken
Gary J. Senn, University of South Carolina Aiken

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Center of Excellence in Middle-level, Interdisciplinary Strategies for Teaching (CE-MIST)

Geocaching as a hands-on, integrated activity

Presenters: Gary J. Senn, Deborah McMurtrie, Bridget Coleman
Schedule: Friday, October 26; 11:10 AM–12:10 PM
Room: Sanibel
Session Code:
Session Program ID: 2220

Description:
Many educators have enjoyed the international phenomenon geocaching as a hobby and some have found creative ways to integrate this adventure into education. Geocaching is an activity that will excite middle level students and will provide opportunities for them to learn content. Participants in this session will learn about a number of educational uses of geocaching and will go on a short geocaching adventure on the grounds outside of the building.

Gary J. Senn, University of South Carolina Aiken
Deborah H. McMurtrie, University of South Carolina Aiken
Bridget K. Coleman, University of South Carolina Aiken

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Center of Excellence in Middle-level, Interdisciplinary Strategies for Teaching (CE-MIST)

National Association of Professors of Middle Level Education (NAPOMLE) Best Practices Session

Collaborative Partnerships in NAPOMLE

Presenters: Bridget Coleman, Nancy Ruppert, Gary Senn, Lienne Medford, and Deborah McMurtrie
Schedule: Friday, October 26; 3:10 PM–4:10 PM
Room: Naples
Session Code:
Session Program ID: 2408

Bridget K. Coleman, University of South Carolina Aiken
Nancy Rupert, University of North Carolina Ashville
Gary J. Senn, University of South Carolina Aiken
Lienne Medford, Converse College
Deborah H. McMurtrie, University of South Carolina Aiken

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URL = http://rpsec.usca.edu/Presentations/AMLE2017/ (November 2017)