NSTA Engage: Fall20

November 13-15, 2020

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FILTERS APPLIED:9 - 12, Presentation, Informal Education


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Beyond the Classroom: Developing Robust Industry and Community Partnerships to Strengthen Applied STEM Learning and Address Workforce Development in STEM Fields

Saturday, November 14 • 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

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Hear innovative ideas for developing partnerships and programs with community, universities, and industry to equip students with STEM skills necessary for success in tomorrow’s world.

1. Learn how to go beyond one-off field trips to engage students in deeper, more meaningful, long-term, and real-world learning; 2. Learn how to take advantage of the coming "silver Tsunami" in most industries, to get unique learning experiences and measurable outcomes for your students; and 3. Understand that "STEM fields" are not limited to robotics or space exploration; most if not all fields soon will require at least a basic understanding of STEM concepts.

Gordon Bourns (Bourns, Inc.: Riverside, CA), Sharon Gutierrez (Riverside Public Utilities: Riverside, CA), John Robertson (Riverside Unified School District: Riverside, CA), Damaris Velez (Riverside Public Utilities: Riverside, CA)

Rising to the Challenge: Creating Equitable Opportunities During a Remote Learning  Environment…and Beyond

Sunday, November 15 • 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

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Let's bring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion into the forefront of science education! Join us as we share the details of our joint AMSE and NSTA Multicultural/Equity upcoming virtual miniseries. #DEIinACTION

1. Addressing the Elephant in the Room: A Focus on Diversity and Equity Among Minority and Underserved Students in Geographic Locations; 2. Designing for Equitable Sense-making with Multilingual Learners; and 3. All in the (Science) Family: Considerations and Strategies for Inclusive Science Teaching for All Students.

Alicia Conerly (Marion County Schools: Columbia, MS), Sharon Delesbore (Stephen F. Austin High School: No City, No State)

Sparking Discovery and Exploration—From Home!

Sunday, November 15 • 1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

STRAND: No Strand

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This session will engage teachers in experiencing and exploring free NGSS-focused resources for classrooms from STEM@GTRI.

1. Free NGSS-focused resources; 2. virtual field experiences; and 3. educational technology.

Tyler Kinner (Georgia Tech Research Institute: Atlanta, GA)

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