STEM 101 for Schools and Admins
How is your school addressing the push for better STEM education? Is your school doing its best to help grow an interest in STEM and cultivate future scientists, engineers, and designers? Do you know where to get started? Join Dr. Keith Ingram, principal of a STEM academy, as he addresses some fundamental questions and concepts that can help you understand, build, and cultivate a STEM-friendly culture within your school. Keith will explore why there is a big push for improved STEM instruction, including the current and future benefits to students He will share what makes for good STEM activities and show how writing, problem-based thinking, and creativity can all be enhanced through STEM instruction. Keith will also cover how hands-on STEM projects can build collaboration skills and improve content and conceptual understanding. Come discover why you should create a STEM-friendly culture at your school and how you can go about doing it.