2023 Kansas City National Conference

October 25-28, 2023

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Tech Tools for High School Science: A Speed-Sharing Session

Friday, October 27 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

Kansas City Convention Center - 2205


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Science educators will share their favorite tech tools for teachers and students. Learn about tools for interactive simulations, virtual field trips, data collection, and more. This is a great opportunity to discover new tools and learn how to use them in your own classroom. ASTE: Assistive Technology, Students with Learning Differences & Achieving Scientific Literacy A presentation of the findings from a study addressing the impact of audio technology to uncover the ideal devices that best advance scientific literacy and comprehension for students with learning differences. How science really works: Enhancing instruction with the Science Flowchart interactive Find out how to modify your current instruction to better communicate the dynamic process of science using an interactive tool from the Understanding Science website. Help students recognize science as a dynamic, exciting, creative, and intensely human endeavor! Tech Tools to Improve Student Data Fluency from Rubin Observatory Rubin Observatory has applied multiple strategies to improve student data fluency and self-efficacy in the design of its free online astronomy investigations. These investigations feature interactive tools and innovative authentic data representations designed to address common topics in astronomy.

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Science educators will share their favorite tech tools for teachers and students. Learn about tools for interactive simulations, virtual field trips, data collection, and more. This is a great opportunity to discover new tools and learn how to use them in your own classroom.

SPEAKERS:
Clement Gomes (CUNY Guttman Community College: New York, NY), Felicia Mensah (Teachers College, Columbia University: New York, NY), Lindsey Roy (Science and Digital Learning Coordinator: Lincoln, NE), Betsy Barent (Lincoln Public Schools: No City, No State), Ardis Herrold (Vera C. Rubin Observatory: Tucson, AZ)

Tech Tools and STEM for Elementary Science Education: A Speed-Sharing Session

Friday, October 27 • 10:40 AM - 11:40 AM

Kansas City Convention Center - 2204



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Flippity for Attendees.pdf

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Join us for a fast-paced session where you'll learn about a variety of tech tools, and STEM Night Ideas that can help you engage your elementary students in science. This session is designed to be informative and interactive, so come prepared with questions. We'll also have time for a Q&A at the end. Enhancing Teaching Efficiency and Personalizing Learning: The Advantages of ChatGPT for Teachers' Lesson Planning This proposal emphasizes the benefits of AI, specifically ChatGPT, in teaching practices. ChatGPT reduces the workload and stress of lesson planning, and offers personalized resources that can enhance teaching efficiency and improve student engagement and achievement. Flippity: A go to versatile tool to increase engagement Flippity can "easily turn Google™ spreadsheets into flashcards and other cool stuff." This session will highlight three go to interactives to increase student engagement with one another and with content. Consider bringing a device to practice creating one or two of these cool things. Family STEM Nights Participants will gain insight into how to plan a school site or district wide STEM Night. Grant writing, community partnerships, do’s and don’ts, creating engaging, interactive booths for students, and timeline for planning the event will all be discussed.

TAKEAWAYS:
Join us for a fast-paced session where you'll learn about a variety of tech tools that can help you engage your elementary students in science. This session is designed to be informative and interactive, so come prepared with questions. We'll also have time for a Q&A at the end.

SPEAKERS:
Li Zhu (PhD student: , IA), Hye Ryung Won , Lauren Wagner (Ph.D. Candidate: , FL), Hyesun You (University of Iowa: Iowa City, IA), Simone Nance (University of Southern Indiana: Evansville, IN), Jeff Thomas (University of Southern Indiana: Evansville, IN), Krissy Johnson (Midwest City-Del City ISD #52: Oklahoma City, OK)

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