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Gerald Ardito

Assistant Professor

School of Education

School of Education New York

Location
  • @New York City
    163 William Street
Office Hours
New York City

(by appointment)

I am a professional learner.

Biography


Dr. Gerald Ardito has been working in Education for almost three decades. His experience includes adult education, adolescent Biology, and most recently higher education. He is the Assistant Chair and Assistant Professor of STEM-D Education at Pace University's School of Education. His research interests include the development of self-directed, technology-enhanced learning environments.

Education


DPS , Pace University , White Plains New York , 2010
Computer Science for Educators

MST , Pace University , Pleasantville, NY , 2007
Adolescent Science Education

MA , New York University , New York City , 1985
Cinema Studies

BA , Vassar College , Poughkeepsie, New York , 1982
Biopsychology

LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES

  • New York State Education Department, September 1 - Professional NY State Teaching License - Adolescent Biology
    This is my 7-12 teaching license.

Publications


Ardito, G. (2017). Emerging student learning networks: self-directed learning in a middle school life science classroom..

Ardito, G. (2017). Math my way: self-directed learning in a middle school mathematics classroom..

Lynch, T. & Ardito, G. “It makes no sense, but at least I got it up and running.” A critical software analysis of teachers' reflection journals while learning to program in R. Work in Progress.

Evans, B., Ardito, G. & Kim, S. (2017, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Mathematics Problem Solving, Literacy, and ELL for Alternative Certification Teachers. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management. Vol 12 (Issue 1) http://www.jnaac.com/

Mosley, P., Ardito, G. & Scollins, L. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Cooperative Robotic Learning Promotes Student STEM Interest. Academic Journal. Vol 7 (Issue 2) http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1131333.pdf

Ardito, G., Evans, B. & Kim, S. (2015). STEM-D and ELLs: Creating “Stickiness” Through Experiential Learning in Middle School Science Classrooms. International Journal of TESOL and Learning. Vol 4 (Issue 2) http://untestedideas.net/journal_article.php?jid=ijt201506&vol=4&issue=2

Ardito, G., Evans, B. & Kim, S. Building experience and learning with ELLs through STEM-D projects.. S. Kim (Eds.), TESOL education: Current issues and best practices. Niagra Falls, New York, USA: Untested Ideas Research Center.

PRESENTATIONS


Ardito, G. (2016). Enhancing Teacher Effectiveness. See the Writing on the Wall: Strategies for Designing and Using More Effective Classroom Spaces. West Nyack, NY

Ardito, G. (2016). Faculty Resource Network. Flipping the Classroom Without Flipping Out. Atlanta, GA

Stenerson, J. (2016, November 18). Faculty Research Network 2016 Conference. How to Flip the Classroom without Flipping Out. Faculty Research Network, Atlanta, GA

Ardito, G. (2016, November 12). eLearn . Learning in Commons: Investigating the impact of a social network on the the learning of technology graduate students.. AACE, Washington, DC

Ardito, G. (2016, January 6). ASTE 2016. Building student networks: towards a connectivist analysis of classroom learning environments. ASTE - Association for Science Teacher Education, Reno, NV

Ardito, G. (2015, June 22). EdMedia 2016. Building Student Networks: Towards a Connectivist Analysis of Classroom Learning Environments. AACE, Montreal

Ardito, G. (2015, June 9). NMC 2015. Teaching to Teach: Inventing and Making in the Classroom. New Media Consortium, Washington, DC

Ardito, G. (2015, March 2). SITE 2015. Teaching to Teach: Inventing and Making in the Classroom. SITE - Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, Las Vegas, NV

RESEARCH INTEREST


Self-Directed Learning; Online learning; Instructional Design; Self-Efficacy; Self-Regulated Learning; Technology Enhanced Learning Environments.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Association of Science Teacher Education , January 1 , 2015
    ASTE is a professional association supporting the development of science educators.
  • Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education , January 1 , 2014
    SITE–Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education promotes the development and dissemination of theoretical knowledge, conceptual research, and professional practice knowledge through the SITE conference, books, collaborative projects with other organizations, and the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education.
  • Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education [Journal Reviewer] , January 1 , 2011

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

  • Pace University School of Education- Faculty Affairs, Curriculum Committee [Committee Member]
  • Pace University School of Education Program Committees: Adolescent, Educational Technology [Committee Member]
  • Pace University School of Education Teacher Education Leadership Council [Committee Member]
  • Pace University Student Experience Action Team
  • School of Education [Program Organizer]
  • School of Education, New York City [Committee Chair]

PUBLIC SERVICE

  • Saturday STEM Enrichment Program.
    Desc: Served as lead instructor, curriculum designer, and coordinator for various Saturday STEM Enrichment Programs that served several school districts including: Croton, Briarcliff Manor, White Plains, and Mt. Vernon. This work has resulted in awards from Mt. Vernon and White Plains for leadership in STEM education.
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