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Rethinking STEM-D Education: Innovative Practices from the Field

Date/Time

May 15, 2014
08:30 AM

Description

Learn about inspired Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Design (STEM-D) instruction from colleagues and researchers in the classroom and other educational settings. This one-day conference is the result of a unique collaboration by the Pace University School of Education, The Lower Hudson Teacher Center Network, The New York Technology Educators Network, Southern Westchester BOCES, and The Lower Hudson Regional Information Center.


Keynote Addresses Event attendees will enjoy lively and informative keynote addresses from science education experts:

  • Stephen Jacobs, Associate Director of the Rochester Institute of Technology’s new MAGIC Center and its Technological Literacy Lab, will present “Games for Learning & Education: A Historical Look Back, A Survey of Today’s Landscape and Predictions for the Future That Will Be Proven Wrong Later.”
  • Vicki Cobb, innovator in hands-on-science and author of the classic book Science Experiments You Can Eat, will present “How To Teach Science: It’s Not the Answers That Count, It’s The Questions!”

Workshop Breakout Sessions Educators and researchers from Westchester, the lower Hudson Valley and New York City will present their teaching strategies on a variety of STEM-D topics including robotics, Scratch programming, lunar rover design, roller coaster physics, MaKey MaKey, 3D printing, game design, digital design lab, MakerSpace, and nature and science for young children.  

Cost

$25

Location

View map Pace University Graduate Center
One Martine Ave
White Plains, NY

Additional Information

Sponsor

Pace University

Phone

(914) 773-3884

Contact name

Merrill Lee Fuchs

Contact email

soeevents@pace.edu

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