ARCHIVED AGENDA: 2008

8th ANNUAL NSF GK-12 MEETING
February 29 - March 2, 2008
Renaissance Hotel
Washington, DC




 

Friday, February 29
Pre-Meeting Activities

Location: National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230
(Room locations to be determined)
 
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Meeting for New PIs  
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Graduate Student Research Posters  
GK-12 Annual Meeting
Activities

Location: Renaissance Hotel
999 Ninth Street, NW
Washington, D
C
 
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Registration for GK12 Annual Meeting
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom Central

Graduate Student Research Poster Set-Up
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom North
Project Poster Set Up

 
6:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Grand Ballroom South
Opening Plenary: Welcome and Overview
Mrs. Carol Stoel, Acting Division Director, NSF
Dr. Arden Bement, Director, NSF
Dr. Sonia Ortega, GK-12 Program Director, NSF
 
6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom Foyer
Networking Reception
Graduate student research posters will be displayed in foyer.
 
Grand Ballroom North
GK-12 Project Posters
All posters will be available for preview. Posters will be arranged by geographic region (East, Midwest, West).
 
Grand Ballroom Central
Graduate Student Research Posters
Download abstracts [PDF]
 

Saturday, March 1
7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
Renaissance Foyer
  Breakfast  
8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Meeting Rooms
  Birds of a Feather Small Groups  
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Renaissance Ballroom
  Opening Plenary: State of GK-12
Dr. Sonia Orgega, GK-12 Program Director, NSF
Ortega Presentation
 
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Meeting Rooms
 

Small Group Sessions

Accountability and Dissemination: Writing Reports and Highlights

Assessing Communication Skills
Richard Tankersley Presentation [PDF 2.2MB]

Defining Roles and Expectations: Building Effective Teams

Integrating Research into the Classroom
Lamar Blackwell and Kandarp Shah Presentation

International Collaborations
Mandy Munro-Stasiuk Presentation [PDF 3.5MB]

Project Evaluation: Responsibilities and Opportunities

Sharing Activities

 
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Grand Ballroom North
  Poster Session A
 
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Renaissance Foyer
  Box Lunches  
2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Meeting Rooms
 

Small Group Sessions

Accountability and Dissemination: Designing Effective Websites

Becoming GK-12 Alumni: Sustaining Best Practices
Doug Levey Presentation [PDF 44KB]
Jordan Rose Presentation [PDF 714KB]

Best Practices and Pitfalls

Integrating Research into the Classroom
Yazmin Rivera Presentation [PDF 91KB]

International Collaborations

Mika Munakata Presentation [PDF 388KB]

B.L. Ramakrishna Presentation
  [PDF without notes 367KB] or
  [Powerpoint with notes 5MB]


Sharing Activities

Using Innovative Technologies in GK-12 Projects
Rusty Reeves Presentation [PDF 716KB]


 
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Grand Ballroom North
  Poster Session B  
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  

Special Sessions

Preparing for Life after GK-12: Speed Networking for Graduate Fellows

QRC Data Training Session

Partnering with Museums for Curricula Evaluation and Dissemination

 
6:30 p.m.   Dinner on Your Own  

Sunday, March 2
 
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Renaissance Foyer
  Breakfast
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Renaissance Ballroom
  Meeting for PIs and Co-PIs
Presenter: Dr. Sonia Ortega, GK-12 Program Director, NSF
 
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Renaissance Ballroom
  Keynote: Communicating with Diverse Audiences
Eric Jolly, President, Science Museum of Minnesota
 
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Renaissance Ballroom
  Awards and Final Remarks
 
12:00 p.m.   Adjourn