Past Talks

July 2022 Workshop

"Using Physics Education Research to Improve High School Physics"

PoLS-T Summer Workshop | July 12, 2022 (All day) to Thursday, July 14, 2022 (All day) EST

Julie JungalwalaApril 2022 Talk

"Pandemic as Portal: The Human Side of Changing Education"

Speaker: Julie Jungalwala, Institute for the Future of Learning and Harvard University
PoLS-T Network Talk Series and LIVE Q&A | April 2, 2022 | 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Tony WagnerFebruary 2022 Talk

"Education for the Innovation Era | Engaged by Learning (Tony Wagner shares a keynote talk he gave at the NEASC in Dec 2020)"

Speaker: Tony Wagner, Learning Policy Institute
PoLS-T Network Talk Series and LIVE Q&A | February 12, 2022 | 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Ted DintersmithJanuary 2022 Talk

"What School Could Be' and Sundance Documentary Film 'Most Likely to Succeed"

Speaker: Ted Dintersmith, Author, Film Producer, Innovation Expert and founder of WhatSchoolCouldBe.org
PoLS-T Network Talk Series and LIVE Q&A Discussion & Book Giveaway | January 22, 2022 | 11:00am to 12:00pm EST

Thomas-PalmerNovember 2021 Talk

"The Flipping Physics Journey into Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning"

Speaker: Jonathan Thomas-Palmer, Flipping Physics & Community High School, Ann Arbor, MI
PoLS-T Talk LIVE Discussion Series | November 20, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

Catherine GarlandOctober 2021 Talk

"Cultivating a Passion for Physics: Everyday Actions for Developing Your Students’ Physics Identity"

Speaker: Catherine Garland, Community College of Vermont
PoLS-T Talk LIVE Discussion Series | October 27, 2021 | 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Al-Karim GangjiSeptember 2021 Talk

"Changing the Culture for the Love of Learning"

Speaker: Al-Karim Gangji, Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY) and Herricks High School in New Hyde Park, NY
PoLS-T Talk LIVE Discussion Series | September 25, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

Crystal Bailey, Latasha Gillespie and Jon BergmannJune 2021 Summer Conference

"Building a Global Network of High School Physics Teachers"

Speakers: Crystal Bailey, Latasha Gillespie and Jon Bergmann

PoLS-T Exchange | June 23 - July 1, 2021

Eugenia Etkina, Rutgers UniversityJune 2021 Talk

"When Learning Physics Mirrors Doing Physics"

Speaker: Eugenia Etkina, Rutgers University

PoLS-T Talk LIVE Discussion Series | June 19, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

Brian Holzman, Rice UniversityMay 2021 Talk

"Studying STEM Pathways in a Research-Practice Partnership"

Speaker: Brian Holzman, Rice University

PoLS-T Talk & LIVE Discussion Series | June 5, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

April 2021 Talk

"Learning from Our Students"

Speakers: Raymond Frechette, Lani Morales-Arnao, Tsedaye Abenet, Servando Avalos, Brooke Beers, Emma Davey, Ivayla Radkova and Martin Dimitrov 

LIVE Discussion on April 24, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

Kelli Warble, Arizona State UniversityMarch 2021 Talk

"Physics for All: Teachers as advocates for policies that support students (and one another)"

Speaker: Kelli Warble, Arizona State University

LIVE Discussion on April 3, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

Angela DuckworthFebruary 2021 Talk

"How and Why to Develop Character"

Speaker: Angela Duckworth, University of Pennsylvania and CEO, Character Lab

February 27, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

Jennifer Docktor, University of Wisconsin-La CrosseJanuary 2021 Talk

"The Science of Learning Physics: Cognitive Strategies for Improving Instruction"

Speaker: Jennifer Docktor, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

January 30, 2021 | 11:00am to 12:00pm

Eric Mazur, Harvard University

November 2020 Talk

"Transform Your Classroom with Perusall (A workshop)"

Host: Eric Mazur, Harvard University

November 21, 2020 | 11am-12pm EST

Robert Krakehl, Stony Brook University

October 2020 Talk

Part I "A (brief) historical perspective of physics education in the US"
Part II "Arduinos and Cellphones – some practical labs"

Speaker: Robert Krakehl, Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY

Saturday, October 24, 2020 | 11am-12pm EDT

Praisy Poluan

September 2020 Talk

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in the High School Physics Classroom

Speaker: Praisy Poluan, Huntington Beach Union High School District, Huntington Beach, CA

Saturday, September 26, 2020 | 11am-12pm EDT