2022 Chicago National Conference

July 21-23, 2022

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FILTERS APPLIED:PreK - 5, Presentation, No Strand, STEM


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Promoting Equity for Girls Through Purposeful STEM Clubs

Thursday, July 21 • 4:25 PM - 4:55 PM

McCormick Place - W187b

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STRAND: No Strand

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Learn how to assist educators in facilitating purposeful STEM clubs for elementary girls, focusing on strategies promoting female student achievement, confidence, and interest in science.

1. Strategies to establish and facilitate STEM clubs that are fun, develop collaboration, actively combat stereotypes, and provide students with female role models in the STEM community; 2. An exploration of options for club formats and in-class applications, possible equity protocols, as well as a discussion of potential barriers and possible solutions for educators; and 3. Tools and resources for further research and strategies.

David Rosengrant (University of South Florida St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg, FL), Nicole Caltabellotta (Mt. Vernon Elementary: St. Petersburg, FL)

Integrating STEM Teaching and Learning in the K–2 Classroom

Friday, July 22 • 2:20 PM - 3:20 PM

McCormick Place - W186c

STRAND: No Strand

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In this session, authors Dr. JoAnne Vasquez and Michael Comer describe the step-by-step thinking that defines the key elements in a STEM unit and share examples of how those elements can work together to support the implementation of STEM in the K–2 classroom.

This practical session provides teachers with a model template to help them create their own STEM learning experiences.

Michael Comer (Savvas Learning Co.: Paramus, NJ)

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