Thursday Think Speaker Series

The MƒA Thursday Think Speaker Series brings accomplished speakers who dive into cutting edge topics in STEM education to MƒA. A unique part of our professional course offerings, these talks, held on a Thursday of every month throughout the school year, invite MƒA teachers and their colleagues, as well as other educators and the general public to learn and engage with these thought leaders and professionals in mathematics, science, and education.

Upcoming Events

 

Stay tuned for our upcoming line-up of speakers for Fall 2021.

 

Previous Speakers
 

Sian BellockMath Anxiety: Who Has It, Why It Develops, and How to Guard Against It

Featuring President of Barnard College Sian Beilock, Ph.D. 


Florian KrammerCOVID-19 Vaccines: What Do We Know Four Months Into Vaccine Rollout?

Featuring Florian Krammer, Ph.D.


Jess PhoenixVolcanology: Danger, Discovery, and Delight

Featuring Volcanologist Jess Phoenix


Erich JarvisSinging in the Brain

Featuring Neurobiologist Dr. Erich Jarvis


Dr. Robert Berry IIIExamining Identity, Agency, Positionality and Authority in Mathematics Teaching

Featuring National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) President Dr. Robert Berry


Chris EmdinWhen Content Meets Context: Toward a Revolution in STEM Education

Featuring Professor Chris Emdin


Mona ChalabiMade You Look: Statistics Through Data Visualization

Featuring Data Editor of Guadian US Mona Chalabi


George HartHands-On Puzzles

Featuring Mathematician and Sculptor Dr. George Hart

 

For speaker inquiries or speaking opportunities, contact Jennifer Cody, Program Officer for Engagement and Communications.