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Friday, January 11 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Do They Really Get It? Mimicry and misconceptions (242)

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What’s the point of assessment if it just tells you what you thought you knew anyway? With an eye on research and a nod to Johnstone, I’ll talk about tricky concepts: how to support students along the liminal path to understanding, and how we know when they’ve truly mastered them.

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Niki Kaiser

Chemistry teacher and Research Lead, Notre Dame High School, Norwich
What should people talk to me about? About how I'm a Chemistry teacher who always thought she'd be a flautist? Or about how someone with a Chemistry PhD ended up working on ships as a Marine Scientist and sampling phytoplankton? Or about why I am fascinated by Threshold Concepts... Read More →

Friday January 11, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Biosciences E102 LT