January 22, 2016

STEM100

08:15  -  09:15
105C

In this session, you will hear an overview of the STEM100 project.This project is a national initiative in which 100 6th grade classrooms from around the country come together to define what STEM looks like. Together with their administrators they will work over a three year period to explore how science can be integrated across […]

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Literacy in a STEM Class: Building Content Knowledge

08:15  -  09:15
101A

Close Reading helps students comprehend what they read at a deeper level. Join us to explore the powerful role that content literacy and conceptual modeling can have in building students’ content knowledge as they grapple with a complex text from a challenging middle school Earth Science unit.

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Engineering Education and Engagement Opportunities: Design. Impact. Engineer.

08:15  -  09:15
102B

ASU’s Fulton Schools K-12 Engineering Education and Outreach team will help debunk engineering myths and share ways that participants can informally and formally engage with our department. Our hope is that by providing teachers and participants with a better understanding of engineering and resources available that they will feel empowered and inspired to bring that […]

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The Helios Journey of Starting and Implementing a STEM Program – Featured Panel

08:15  -  09:15 am
103 A & B

Join STEM coordinators from seven of the Helios STEM Schools Pilot to learn about the challenges and successes they experienced while implementing a new STEM program in their schools/districts. Each will discuss their program’s goals, objectives, challenges, and successes, as well as lessons-learned during the implementation process. Panelists: 7 STEM Coordinators from the SFAz Helios […]

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Marine Science: Bringing the Ocean Into Your Classroom

08:15  -  09:15
105A

Interested in bringing a unique ocean experience to your classroom? Come see an example of students engaged with the wonders of marine science. Learn about options to make this an affordable and exciting opportunity for you and your students. Learn about setting up a saltwater aquarium with fish, corals, invertebrates and more. See extensions for […]

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The Evolution of Laboratory Design/Science Lab Planning

08:15  -  09:15
105 B

Are you planning a new science lab or remodeling an existing space? This session will cover the basic principles used in planning a science lab for a 21st Century STEM classroom.  From the furniture to the flow of the room to the interaction of teachers and students, every detail of the laboratory experience is incorporated […]

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Secondary STEM Explorations

08:15 am  -  09:15 am
207 Lecture Hall

This session will focus on STEM integrations where district and teachers have worked in partnership. Student work will be shared along with resources used to implement STEM: project-based learning modules, open source courses, and more. The topics will include: data analytics, computational mathematics, coding and more. The focus will be on the integration of STEM […]

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STEM and the Young Learner

08:15 am  -  09:15 am
101C

Come experience the award-winning A World In Motion program and see how STEM and literature can be incorporated into your current lessons to reach even the youngest learner. Literature connections will be shared as well as information on how to get the A World In Motion program in your classroom for hands on STEM learning.

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How to Inspire STEAM Careers Using Virtual Reality in Schools

08:15 am  -  09:15 am
101B

A Virtual Reality STEAM Lab immediately invokes curiosity as it allows students to create, test and experiment in an interactive, 3D environment. Students know computers, they’ve seen 3D movies, but now they can pick up, manipulate and explore objects like never before.

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Building STEAM–Collaborative STEM and Workforce Development Programs

08:15 am  -  09:15 am
102A

Building STEAM workshops allow participants (K-12 educators, industry partners, universities, students, parents, others) to build relationships to develop effective STEM Outreach and Workforce Development programs. We will focus on four key topics: fostering an action-based, collaborative culture; exploring student-developed STEM outreach programs; leveraging national contests and competitions; defining what collaboration really means to teachers and […]

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STEM Teams Learn, Design, & Innovate

08:15 am  -  09:15 am
102C

In this session, participants will develop an understanding of a STEM Classroom Discourse Community-TM Model. Within this community environment of inquiry, STEM Teams investigate topics, issues, designs, and problems. Participants will experience the critical aspects of an investigative environment through experiences with signature lessons. From these experiences participants will label the mind sets that are […]

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