Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Time: 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT
Duration: One hour
Hear the why, how and how-to in this jam-packed session on enabling STEM for your students. First, award-winning futurist David Thornburg, founder of the Thornburg Center, will unearth the reasons why educators must make STEM a priority from a global perspective, and provide ideas to support your efforts. Next, former district-level administrator and funding expert Mona McCoy will provide concrete ideas on how you can find funding to implement STEM programs in your schools. And last, hear from two teachers, Jennifer Rosser and Kelly Crowley, who are in the classroom each day implementing STEM lessons and activities to engage and excite their students for further learning in the STEM fields.
Why: David Thornburg, Ph.D. – An executive level perspective on the importance of STEM education.
How: Mona McCoy – An expert look at the current implications of STEM and funding.
Practical Application: Teachers Kelly Crowley and Jennifer Rosser from New Hanover will speak about their classroom experiences with STEM solutions.
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