Presentations & Professional Development

2017

Presentations:

STANYS State Conference - Rochester, NY
HHMI Presents: Digging Deep with Data

Suffolk County STANYS Fall Conference- Hofstra, NY
"HHMI Presents: Data Points- A Deeper Dive"

Suffolk County STANYS Spring Conference- Upton, NY
"HHMI Presents: Wildcam Gorongosa"

ASSET - Farmingdale, NY
"Hack your departments: Workflow solutions for educators"

Professional Development:

Deer Park UFSD.  Deer Park, NY
"Spreadsheets will change your life"

2016:

Presentations:

Phi Delta Kappa Share-A-Thon - Stony Brook, NY
Kill your textbook

Professional Development:

New York State Master Teacher Program - Long Island Cohort
"The Visual Design of Presentations"
"Google Apps For Educators"
"Statistics for the Biology and Research Classrooms"

2015:

Presentations:

NABT National Conference - Providence, RI
Curate, create, connect” (co-presented)
The evolution of skin color” (co-presented)

Suffolk County STANYS #SCITECH15 - Huntington, NY
Google apps for science teachers

Professional Development:

NYS Master Teacher Program Development Conference - Cortland, NY
“Irritation celebration”

2014:

Presentations:

NABT National Conference - Cleveland, OH
Standards-based grading in the biology classroom
Exploring human origins” 

STANYS State Conference - Rochester, NY
Making meaning with math

NYBTA - New York, NY
The origin of species” (co-presented)
“The double helix” (co-presented)

ASSET - Farmingdale, NY
Argument from evidence: Digital structures to improve argumentation

2013:

Presentations:

NABT National Conference - Atlanta, GA
Building phylogenetic trees from DNA sequences

NSTA National Conference - San Antonio, TX
How to build phylogenetic trees from DNA sequences

NY Google Summit - Hofstra University, NY  
Apps for labs: Maximizing inquiry-focused collaboration

Suffolk County STANYS Spring Conference - SUNY Stony Brook, NY
“Standards-based grading in the chemistry curriculum”

ASSET - Farmingdale, NY
“Moving a chemistry curriculum into the digital age”

2012:

Presentations:

Long Island Tech Summit - Farmingdale, NY
“Make them publish:  Towards an online model for publishing student work”

Professional Development:

Deer Park UFSD.  Deer Park, NY
"Utilizing New Tech Tools: Prezi & YouTube"
"Computing for the Educator Power User"

2011:

Presentations:

LISELA- Farmingdale, NY
“What’s hot in science education:  Google apps and blogs”

Padcamp LI- CW Post, NY
“Publishing student work” (co-facilitator)

EASTCONN- Rocky Hill, CT
“Instructional technology for AP science teachers” (co-facilitator)

Suffolk County STANYS Spring Conference. SUNY Stony Brook, NY
“Terrific teacher tech tools”

2010:

Professional Development:

Deer Park UFSD.  Deer Park, NY
"Wiki Wonderland"
"Building Class Websites with Google Sites"

2009:

Professional Development:

Deer Park UFSD.  Deer Park, NY
"Using the Internet to Enhance Instruction"
"Beyond Powerpoint: Prezi and New Ways to Present Information"

2008:

Professional Development:

Deer Park UFSD.  Deer Park, NY
"Contemporary Technology for Educators"

Awards & Recognitions:

2017:

Suffolk County STANYS Service Award,Science Teachers Association of New York State

2015:

New York State Finalist, Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

2014:

Master Teacher, New York State Master Teacher Program

Biointeractive Ambassador, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2013:

Invited Teacher Participant, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lecture Series 

2012:

Suffolk County Secondary-level Science Teacher of The Year, Science Teachers Association of New York State

Kim Foglia AP Biology Service Award, National Association of Biology Teachers

Friend of Education, Phi Delta Kappa at Stony Brook University

Model Classroom Technology Integration Award, Eastern Suffolk BOCES

Invited Teacher Participant, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lecture Series 

2011:

Invited Teacher Participant, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Holiday Lecture Series 

2009:

Excellence in Technology Award, The Association of Suffolk Supervisors for Educational Technologies

Fellow, DOE Academy Creating Teacher Scientists

Publications

Print:

Knuffke, D. (2017) AdminThoughts (blog).

Knuffke, D. (2016) The long-term project (essay) in Unity & Diversity, 2015 Essays.

Knuffke, D. (2015) More than never, and less than all the time (essay) in Unity & Diversity, 2014 Essays.

Knuffke, D., Mainhart, D., Manning, M., Skinner, P., & Smith, M. (2013) Visualizing information (curriculum module). New York, NY: The College Board.

Knuffke, D. (2013). Opening up the lab: Guided inquiry in laboratory experiences (article). The Science Teachers Bulletin, 76(2), 27-31.

Donovan, S., & Knuffke, D. (2012). AP biology: Exploring plasmodium evolution (curriculum module). New York, NY: The College Board.

Knuffke, D. (2012, jan 12). Rethinking AP biology (article). US News & World Reports STEM Education Blog. 

Knuffke, D., Bloch, A., & Williams, D. (2010). A transect approach to mapping tiger beetle colonies on the brookhaven firebreak (research poster).

Online:

Knuffke, D. et. al (2017) Check your intuition: The birthday problem (TED-Ed):

Knuffke, D. (2016) mrknuffke.net (professional website

Knuffke.D., & Andersen, P. (2016) Horizontal transfer (podcast)

Knuffke, D. (2016). AP biology course presentations (e-text)  

Knuffke.D (2016) K-Chem Honors Chemistry Course Videos (e-text)

Knuffke, D. (2013).  Get-a-five AP biology (course videos & lesson materials):