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Loretta Cheeks reflects on CESTEMER

Loretta Cheeks attended the CESTEMER conference in 2015 and wrote to reflect on her experience.

improvscience at SC16

This year, Dr. Raquell Holmes and members of the improvscience team will be participating in the student programs at the The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, better known as SC, in a number of ways.  

"Performing the World" Interview with Dr. Raquell Holmes

Dr. Raquell Holmes has attended, and presented at, the Performing the World conference since 2001. She spoke with Dr. Neil Bardhan for an interview about her experiences with the PTW community.

Ben Taylor reflects on CESTEMER

Ben Taylor specializes in curriculum development that translates scientific research into hands-on educational resources for informal outreach and the K-12 classroom. He has been a professional improvisor with Atlas Improv Co. since 2008 and he attended the Cultivating Ensembles in STEM Education and Research conference (CESTEMER) in June 2015 in Berkeley. He wrote about his CESTEMER experience:

Boston University: Communicating Science Series

The Communicating Science: Labs to Jobs series of workshops brings improvscience
to Boston University's campus this spring.

Jeremy Scott Hoffman reflects on CESTEMER

Jeremy Scott Hoffman attended the Cultivating Ensembles in STEM Education and Research (CESTEMER) conference in June 2015 in Berkeley and wrote about his experience for our blog.

Association for the Study of Play conference

"Play" is a major aspect of the work improvscience does. The Association for the Study of Play will hold their 2016 conference March 16-19 at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. The conference's theme is "Play on the Move." We're excited to see work by many, including the host-organizer Dr. Carrie Lobman of Rutgers. Dr. Raquell Holmes learned directly from Dr.

December 2015 improvscience e-newsletter

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Excitement for PressForward

In a busy life, there's those moments when you enjoy catching up with someone professionally. One such moment came when I spent some time with Eric Olson. Eric and I met as he researched who was providing improvisation-based science communication training. We found we have a common passion for building community and advancing science. 

Martha McCoy on The Power of "Yes And"

Martha McCoy, a teacher, attended CESTEMER and said of her new tools:

"A conversation with one of my grad students took on a radical transformative shift for both of us this morning. She was bogged under with her research, feeling disgruntled about everything and blaming her students for not valuing their education. I did a 'yes and' with her and guided her into a whole new reality from the perspective of her students.

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