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Looking to Next Semester

As we wrap up the last week of classes for 2017, I’m already starting to think about next semester. If you’re interested in partnering with EDUCATE or just finding out more about what the program can do to support your teaching, get in touch! Send me an...

Google for Education Summit Recap

On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Krause Studios for Innovation hosted the first ever Google for Education Summit at Penn State. The day started off with a keynote address from Dr. Scott McDonald, Director of the Krause Studios for Innovation who challenged us to...

Canvas Discussion Boards in Math Methods Course

As a graduate student, over four years I taught 10 sections of MTHED 420: Teaching Mathematics in Elementary Schools. In my first few years as an instructor, I adopted the use of Reading Reflection Journals that had been used by previous instructors of the course....

Thompson Music Event

Towards the end of last semester the Krause Innovation Studio hosted the Thompson Symposium organized by PSU’s College of Music. This came about when Dr. Linda Thornton, along with one of her doctoral students, Val Flamini, contacted us about hosting it. Since...

Interview with Dororthy Evensen

The next interview in our series was with Dr. Dorothy Evensen who teaches in the College of Education. She has used the Learn Lab space for her advanced qualitative research methods class. This class is designed for PhD-level students and typically consists of about...

Interview with Annette Hestres

In this first interview of our series on teaching faculty who have used the Learn Lab, I met with Annette Hestres Garcia. Annette is a doctoral student in Penn State’s College of Education, and she teaches a Virtual Tutoring class in the Learn Lab of our studio....

Learn Lab Experiences Project

Research on the use of Active or “Next Generation Learning Spaces” is still pretty much in its early stages. An important question driving the early stages of research pertaining to these new, more open spaces is how they shape and support teaching and learning. Here...
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