Christopher Clinton

Christopher Clinton

Full Time Lecturer

STEM Education & Teacher Development

Curriculum Vitae

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Liberal Arts 399A

Education

2018University of Massachusetts LowellEDD
2005Endicott CollegeMBA
1998Harvard UniversityM Ed

Teaching

  • Teacher Preparation
  • Teaching and Integrating Technology
  • Organizational Management
  • Mentoring and Induction
  • Science Education

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

An examination of integrated approaches to classroom curriculum and pedagogy based on human development theories. Particular attention is paid to learning plans that respond to diversity, learning needs, and learning preferences of all students. The course provides an opportunity for students to develop lesson plans and curriculum units that reflect learning strategies aligned with culturally responsive pedagogy.

Empowering in-service teachers to design a variety of instructional opportunities that attend to student learning, Building from a review of basic practices related to addressing academic diversity and responsive teaching in contemporary classrooms, this course focuses on the creation of learning environments supporting effective instructional and management strategies that attend to the dynamic and varied needs of all learners.

Research skills development. Students will focus on building the skill set necessary to conduct research for the dissertation with an emphasis on background fundamental issues in STEM education research. It will build on exploration, analysis, and writing skills critical to the research process. The course also addresses ethics of research, including issues associated with human subjects research. Students will learn skills that give shape to their thinking. As part of the course, students will be expected to identify a problem for which they will conduct a pilot study during the Introductory and Preparatory phases of the doctoral program.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

A variable topics course for education topics of current interest. Recently offered topics include authentic assessment, leadership mentoring, and teaching and learning. May be repeated with change of content.
Register for this course.

A variable topics course for education topics of current interest. Recently offered topics include authentic assessment, leadership mentoring, and teaching and learning. May be repeated with change of content.
Register for this course.

Empowering in-service teachers to design a variety of instructional opportunities that attend to student learning, Building from a review of basic practices related to addressing academic diversity and responsive teaching in contemporary classrooms, this course focuses on the creation of learning environments supporting effective instructional and management strategies that attend to the dynamic and varied needs of all learners.
Register for this course.

Research

Research Activities

  • Teacher Education Advisory Committees
  • Alternative Pathways for Teacher Preparation
  • Mentoring and Induction

Research

Research Interests

  • Teaching and Learning
  • Organizational Impact on Students
  • Improving Teacher Preparation
  • Partnerships and Organizational Development

Founder of three different school programs: Pilot School, Charter School and Innovation School.  Educator in K-12 for 24 years.  Consultant work with the Massachusetts Elementary and Secondary Department of Education has resulted in the states development of the Candidate Assessment of Performance (CAP) and the Massachusetts Educator Evaluation System.  He is currently serving the department as the Chair designee.

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