News Tag: Bain

Monday, February 08, 2016

Bob Bain quoted in story in The Atlantic on teaching history

Tags: bain, expertise, history, teaching and learning

“A Better Way to Teach History” in The Atlantic looks at different ways of teaching history in ways that are effective, exciting, and productive. Bob Bain is quoted on the ongoing debate over teaching facts versus skills, and advocates for the use of narrative.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Bob Bain interviewed by NPR on Big History Project

Tags: bain, big history, expertise

An interview with Bob Bain on The Big History Project is on the Michigan Radio website. In the story, “Bain argues that students taking the new history class are coming away with a more connected world view and better critical thinking skills.”

Saturday, November 02, 2013

The Big History Project launched its public online course

Tags: bain, big history

The Big History project seeks to broaden awareness and understanding of big history and create demand for the project’s classroom course. Bob Bain, associate professor and chair of secondary teacher education, has played a central role in the project, overseeing all curriculum design and delivery for the classroom course, with an emphasis on assessments and standards.

Friday, September 27, 2013

Register today for the 2013-2014 TeachingWorks Teaching Teachers Roundtable seminar series

Tags: bain, ball, davis, faculty, khasnabis, lectures and talks, moje, oconnor, students, teachingworks

Registration for the 2013-2014 streaming seminar series sponsored by TeachingWorks is now open. This year's series, like last year's, is titled "Teaching Teachers Roundtable: Preparing Novices to Use High-Leverage Practices."

Friday, March 01, 2013

Bob Bain and Elizabeth Moje speak at UM-Dearborn

Tags: bain, moje, silver, teacher education

At the invitation of Dr. Ed Silver, Dr. Robert Bain and Dr. Elizabeth Moje presented their research on the training of education students to faculty at the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s School of Education. Specifically, their talk was about creating a cohesive educational experience for students to better prepare them to become teachers upon graduating.

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