Kaneb Center to host research symposium for area high school teachers

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The 2005 Research Experience for Teachers (RET) Symposium, sponsored by theKanebCenterfor Teaching and Learning at the University of Notre Dame, will be held Saturday (Oct. 29) on campus.

The symposium, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. with a breakfast in Hurley Hall followed by research presentations from last summers RET participants in Room 117 Hayes-Healy Hall.A schedule of the days presentations and descriptions of research projects are available on the Web at http://www.nd.edu/~kaneb/pages/RET%20Symposium%20Flyer.pdf .

RET at Notre Dame is a summer program in which high school mathematics, science and technology teachers from Michiana work collaboratively with Notre Dame professors on research projects covering a wide range of topics in the three fields. The annual symposium offers the previous summers RET participants an opportunity to present their findings and discuss how they have applied those findings to the classroom.

More information on RET at Notre Dame, including information on how to apply to next summers program, is available at http://www.nd.edu/~ndrets/ .

TheKanebCenteroffers programs to stimulate reflection about teaching and learning.The Center sponsors workshops, presentations and consultations that highlight best teaching practices and learning environments for faculty, graduate students and teachers in the wider community.

Reservations for the 2005 RET Symposium can be made by calling theKanebCenterat 574-631-9146.

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