Allen Rauch

  • Professor of Education
  • Division: Education

Why I love teaching at Molloy College

Teaching at Molloy reflects politeness, respect, scholarship and the warmth of family.

Academic Interests

Courses Taught:

  • EDU 503 Science Curriculum and Methods for Childhood Diverse Learners
  • EDU 507 Methods of Teaching Science in Inclusive Classrooms for Middle School and Adolescent Learners
  • EDU 532 Advanced Science Content and Methodology for Childhood Diverse Learners
  • EDU 582 Advanced Research Techniques: the Modern Laboratory Experience as an Investigative Strategy to Enhance Scientific Inquiry for the Adolescent Learner
  • EDU 583 History of Biology and the 21 Century: Social, Ethical and Technological Concerns
  • EDU 311 Methods and Techniques of Teaching Biology for Adolescent Students

What I am working on

Research in Neuroscience and Learning Styles

Educational Philosophy

As educators our task is not only to teach our students basic skills and content, but to identify their respective talents and have each individual  utilize them to their maximum potential. Hope leads to success. Success leads to success.

Educational Background

B.S., M.A., M.S., Ed.D

Additional Information

Organizations and Committees:

  • American Research Education Association (AERA)
  • Writing for Publication Subcommittee, Molloy College
  • Teaching and Learning Subcommittee, Molloy College
  • Presidents' Advisory Council on Diverse Cultures, Molloy College
  • Outdoor Education Advisory Committee, Nassau BOCES
  • Math and Science Advisory Committee, Molly College
  • Nassau Association of District Curriculum Officials (NADCO), Executive Board-Sector Leader 2003-2006
  • Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, President 2001-2002
  • Board of Directors, Long Island Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 2000-present
  • Council of Administrators and Supervisors 1996-1999
  • Phi Delta Kappa, Long Island Chapter, Vice President 1985
  • National Science Teachers Association 1970-present

2010
How the Human Nervous System Connects

Science and Technology and Art and the Humanities, Oxford Round Table, Oxford, England

2009
cience for the ELL (SELL): Strategies to Enhance

Comprehension,  Educator's Voice, NYSUT

2009
Linking  learning, motivation, and cognitive skill development through scientific discrepant events,

The 3rd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics (IMSCI 2009), Orlando, Florida

2008
The Need For Electronic Curriculum Mapping, The Molloy College Newsletter/Magazine

2008
Linking learning styles and cognition to cognitive dissonance through scientific discrepant events: An elementary level experience, European Learning Styles Conference (ELSIN), Ghent Belgium

2008
Creativity, Test Prep and the Global Economy,
The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy (pending)