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Christopher Andersen
Christopher Andersen
  • Columbus, OH
  • United States
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How do you learn about research and best practices, and how do you translate, customize, and implement this knowledge in practice?  This group is designed to foster deep conversations about turning what we learn into what we do.See More
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Christopher Andersen commented on Sarita Pillai's blog post 'Skype in the Classroom - New Global Community for Educators'
The "project collaboration" aspect is something I want to jump into, either by joining into a project that already exists or by starting something of my own. I'm also interested in the strong international flavor of the participants, but I guess tha…
Apr 3
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Christopher Andersen replied to Tom Jenkins's discussion 'Award and Grant Opportunities'
Other grant opportunities geared toward K-8 teachers (from the Ohio Council for Elementary School Science (OCESS)): http://www.facebook.com/pages/Ohio-Council-for-Elementary-School-Science/155070986452 http://twitter.com/ocess
Nov 9, 2009
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Christopher Andersen commented on Tom Jenkins's blog post 'Scratch Animation in the Classroom'
It was a camp this past summer at COSI (http://www.cosi.org/). It's no longer listed on the COSI site, but I bet they'll do it again next summer.
Oct 13, 2009
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Christopher Andersen commented on Kim Lightle's event 'UDL PDQ'
At Ohio's STEM Ability Alliance, we've been working with university faculty to incorporate UDL into the huge lecture courses that are typically offered to freshman in STEM majors. Since undergrads are reluctant to disclose learning disabilities (eve…
Oct 12, 2009
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Christopher Andersen commented on Tom Jenkins's blog post 'Scratch Animation in the Classroom'
Ohio State's computer science department works with a local science museum to run a week-long camp where the kids learn Scratch and make video games. At the end of the week, they have a sleep-over at the museum where they geek out playing their game…
Oct 12, 2009
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Book Club - Fall Selection - Omnivore's Dilemma

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Join us in reading books that will expand your horizons of science and mathematics.
Christopher Andersen joined Kim Lightle's group Oct 12, 2009
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Christopher Andersen is now a member of Middle School Portal Aug 28, 2009

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College Faculty
What discipline(s) do you teach?
Science

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At 3:38pm on April 3, 2011, aimeeaimee said…
Hi Chris - I haven't done much with the portal but I'm sure there's a lot more that I could be doing. I was the communications director for the first USA Science & Engineering Festival. There is another one planned for April 2012. It's a great project, but the time commitment is way too much for me. If you're interested in learning more or helping out in 2012 contact Ruth Kiefer, she's a co-director, rkiefer@mindspring.com.
At 9:44am on October 5, 2009, Mary HentonMary Henton said…
Thanks for sharing, Chris. You have a wealth of experience! So glad you're part of the pack!
At 9:36pm on August 30, 2009, Mary HentonMary Henton said…
Hi, Christopher,

I gather you are a friend of Kim Lightle's and Mary Lightbody's. Glad you've joined us.

Would you be willing to share a little bit about yourself, for those of us who would like to get to know you?

M
At 12:05pm on August 29, 2009, Kim LightleKim Lightle said…
Hi Chris - Hope you didn't have any trouble registering. I see you've been trying out some of the design templates - pretty cool. Talk to you soon, Kim
 
 
 

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