Spotlight on Education

Welcome to Spotlight on Education, celebrating teaching and learning and featuring news, events, student work, and faculty from the education division of NYIT School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education. Contact myildiz@nyit.edu for more information.

Dr. Yildiz attended 42nd Fulbright Conference celebrating President of the Republic of Croatia

Blog | Oct 27, 2019

President Grabar-Kitarović received a lifetime achievement award Saturday, October 26, 2019.- https://fulbright.org/2019/08/29/2019-lifetime-achievement-award-kolinda-grabar-kitarovic/ https://fulbright.org/2019/08/29/2019-lifetime-achievement-award-kolinda-grabar-kitarovic/ Dr. Melda Yildiz attended and presented at 42nd Fulbright Conference and greeted President Grabar-Kitarović following her speech. Dr. Yildiz's hosted a panel called: "Connecting Communities through Participatory Action Research." https://tinyurl.com/2019MNY
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NYIT celebrates Media Literacy Week

Blog | Oct 10, 2019

NYIT Celebrates Media Literacy Week October 21-25, 2019 You are invited to join our panel discussion on the role of Media Literacy Education: Beyond Borders October 21, 2019 5:30-6:30pm PM EST 3rd Floor Conference Room Wisser Library, Old Westbury and through Zoom Featured panelists Belinha De Abreu Please RSVP https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sumgPp9BrN1MDaIdS02SGynGARx7stct7rR5E1pVBA4/edit# Contact: Melda Yildiz Myildiz@nyit.edu
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NYIT-Abu Dhabi Celebrates Graduation Weekend

Feature | May 16, 2019

Members of the Class of 2019 joined other alumni for social and formal occasions as part of Abu Dhabi's graduation celebration.
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Long Island’s 1st Annual Computer Science and Computational Thinking Conference

Blog | May 02, 2019

Long Island’s 1st Annual Computer Science and Computational Thinking Conference At this day-long conference, educators in Long Island will come together to learn about the upcoming NYS Computer Science K-12 standards and share information about best practices and best instructional resources for teaching Computer Science and Computational Thinking in three grade strands: K-5, 6-8, and 9-12. ● Keynote by Dr. Michael P. Nagler, Supt. of Mineola Schools ● Panel discussion on Computational Thinking ● Breakout sessions designed for each grade strand ● Demonstrations of new instructional resources for Computer Science ● Hands-on Playground/Computer Science EdCamp ● Participants may earn 6 CTLE hours with completed reflection work Date/Time: Monday, July 1, 2019, 8:00-3:30 Location: NYIT de Seversky Mansion, 1 Northern Blvd, Glen Head Cost: $30.00 (covers breakfast, lunch, dessert bar, and takeaways) Registration (copy and paste link into your browser) : https://www.mylearningplan.com/WebReg/ActivityProfile.asp?D=18802&I=3078356 Questions? Ask Carol Weintraub, intercountytc@gmail.com
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$1.2 Million NSF Grant Prepares Teachers to Work in High-Need Schools

Feature | May 02, 2019

New York Institute of Technology received a $1.2 million National Science Foundation (NSF) scholarship grant to prepare high school math and science teachers to work in high-need schools.


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Countdown to Commencement 2019

Feature | Apr 30, 2019

On May 19, New York Institute of Technology will honor the Class of 2019 at the 58th Commencement Ceremony on the university’s Long Island campus.


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18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception: Celebrating NYIT’s Creative Achievements

Feature | Apr 19, 2019

Nearly 190 scholars, scientists, professionals, and researchers were honored at the 18th Annual Faculty Scholars Reception at NYIT de Seversky Mansion on April 11.


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NYIT Students Mentor the Next Generation of Doers and Makers

Feature | Mar 13, 2019

High school and middle school students devised clever ways to recycle materials for clean water and sanitation projects as part of the ETIC E-Cycle Program.


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