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.
Stay tuned for our upcoming line-up of speakers for Fall 2021.
Math Anxiety: Who Has It, Why It Develops, and How to Guard Against It
Featuring President of Barnard College Sian Beilock, Ph.D.
COVID-19 Vaccines: What Do We Know Four Months Into Vaccine Rollout?
Featuring Florian Krammer, Ph.D.
Volcanology: Danger, Discovery, and Delight
Featuring Volcanologist Jess Phoenix
Singing in the Brain
Featuring Neurobiologist Dr. Erich Jarvis
Examining Identity, Agency, Positionality and Authority in Mathematics Teaching
Featuring National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) President Dr. Robert Berry
When Content Meets Context: Toward a Revolution in STEM Education
Featuring Professor Chris Emdin
Made You Look: Statistics Through Data Visualization
Featuring Data Editor of Guadian US Mona Chalabi
Featuring Mathematician and Sculptor Dr. George Hart
For speaker inquiries or speaking opportunities, contact Jennifer Cody, Program Officer for Engagement and Communications.