MILLS TEACHER SCHOLARS

TEACHER INQUIRY IN ACTION FORUM

Please join us on Tuesday, May 21st, 5-8 PM, in the Mills College School of Business, Gathering Hall, as our Teacher Scholars discuss their inquiry projects in a poster session (5-6 PM) and roundtable presentations (6-8 PM). Light dinner provided.

 

Benjie Achtenberg, 8th Grade Humanities Understanding US history through historical maps
Rebecca Akin, 1st Grade Supporting students to collect data as they engage in inquiry
Laura Alvarez, 7th Grade Humanities Developing argumentative writing that draws on textual evidence
Christina Ayala, 4th Grade Building inferential thinking during guided and independent reading
Joan Bonsey, 3rd Grade Bilingual Supporting the development of number sense in struggling students
KC Bull, Kindergarten Supporting the development of number sense in kindergarten students
Michelle Cascio, 5th Grade Supporting mathematical understanding in real world situations
Alane Paul Castro, 5th Grade Developing complex questions to demonstrate content understanding
Robyn Chevalier-Hall, 7th Grade Math and Science Discussion that promotes student understanding
Marijke Conklin, 1st Grade Dual Immersion African American boys’ social/emotional development and self perception
Courtney Connelly , 7th Grade History Developing strong claims and evidence to improve writing
Holly Coombs, 4th Grade Developing peer feedback on student summaries in book groups
Michelle Contreras, 1st Grade Developing partner reading strategies that support comprehension
Moyra Contreras, Principal Reflecting on teacher-led collaborative data analysis at the school site
Joanna Davis, 2nd Grade Non-cognitive skills: cooperation, perseverance, and impulse-control
Cynthia Epps, 5th Grade Supporting struggling math students through strategic questioning
Krishna Feeney, 6th Grade Math Developing and articulating mathematical reasoning
Victoria Forrester, Principal Reflecting on teacher-led collaborative data analysis at the school site
Paco Furlan, Principal Reflecting on teacher-led collaborative data analysis at the school site
Tracey Iglehart, 2nd Grade Relationship between literacy skills in reading and writing
Channon Jackson, 4th Grade Supporting students’ internalization of science vocabulary
Sam Johnson, High School Science Using and evaluating evidence for validity in science-based arguments
Charity Johnston, 3rd Grade Supporting students to develop number sense
Nessa Mahmoudi, 2nd Grade Bilingual Meta-linguistic awareness; understanding verb conjugation
Matilde Merello, 3rd Grade Promoting rich text-driven, student-led discussions
Rosa Miller, 5th Grade Raising the level of discourse in discussions about reading
Dina Moskowitz, Middle School Humanities and Math Building students’ meta-cognitive awareness of effective reading strategies
Blair Mosner, High School Social Studies Developing specificity in social studies writing
Kenny Moy, 3rd Grade Building struggling students’ fluency in writing
Alberto Nodal, Kindergarten Bilingual Eliciting oral language in kindergarten and transitional kindergarten students
Liz Ozol, Principal Reflecting on teacher-led collaborative data analysis at the school site
Nandini Pal, 2nd Grade Developing student understanding through the framing of meaningful questions
Wendy Papciak, 3rd Grade Using of Studio Habits of Mind framework in student self-evaluations
Brook Pessin Whedbee, Kindergarten Developing kindergarteners’ written narratives through the use of story plays
Leah Rotkin-Ellman, 6th Grade Humanities Developing writing using claims and evidence through teacher and peer feedback
Luz Salazar-Jed, 3rd Grade Writing as a scaffold for oral development
Marguerite Sheffer, 11th Grade ELA Deepening student analysis and close reading of text
Claire Shorall, High School AP Bio, AP Chem. and Biology Discussion protocols to build science content understanding
Aija Simmons, 5th Grade Supporting students to write like scientists
Tara Kaur Singh, 3rd Grade Independent learning through the use of literacy stations
Mitch Singsheim, High School Environmental Science Using academic vocabulary to explain cause and effect relationships in science
Kate Snyder, 3rd Grade ELL reading comprehension using the Reader’s Workshop model
Tessa Strauss, 3rd Grade ELL reading comprehension using the Reader’s Workshop model
Dana Sudduth, Middle School Reading Intervention Supporting struggling students to build ownership of their learning
Amy Symons, K-8th Grade Faculty Coach Supporting teachers to differentiate effectively for their students
Ginny Tremblay, High School Art Integrating art and content area subjects
Sasha Tyshler, 3rd Grade Supporting students to develop number sense
Malcolm Waugh, 1st Grade Developing writing in emergent writers
Karen Wells, Elementary and High School Music Developing an awareness of intonation in instrumental music
Charles Wilson, Principal Reflecting on teacher-led collaborative data analysis at the school site
Georgia Wood, Kindergarten Supporting articulation of mathematical reasoning in kindergarten