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K-12 Education

Oct 02, 2015

This strand intends to promote classroom-based practices with data to support their impact on either student interest and achievement or impact on change in teacher instruction. They intend to show impact over a period of time; describe who has benefitted and succeeded through these promising practices; suggest the requirements to scale this to another classroom, school, or district; and outline what barriers need to be lowered for implementation.

Below is one example each of a session and exhibit in this strand. Summit attendees are encourage to read all of the K-12 Education sessions and exhibits.

Session: “10 Quick Wins for STEM Integration and Programming”

Nipmuc Regional High School leaders will provide attendees with the chance to learn ten simple strategies to develop sustainable STEM programming and build a school-wide culture of STEM.

Full session description.

Exhibit: “The Discovery Museums' Traveling Science Workshops”

A variety of hands-on STEM activities from magnetism to sound to physical changes of matter that not only represent the depth and breadth of what The Discovery Museums Traveling Science Workshops offer students and teachers PreK-8th grade, but also provides ideas for simple and affordable ways to bring physical science concepts to life in the classroom.

Full exhibit description. 

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