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STEM in the Science Classroom, 6-8



Day 1 – Design Thinking in the Science Classroom 
Explore design thinking practices including communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. Learn to facilitate problem solving using the Engineering Design Process to make content engaging and relevant for students. Participants will leave with practical ideas for implementation of STEM practices and making in the classroom. 

Day 2 – Finding the STEM in the Science TEKS 
Experience and discuss ways to extend the science TEKS to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) challenges. Discover how to increase rigor and student achievement by providing students with opportunities to apply science concepts to solving real world problems while using 21st century skills. 



Important Session Information:




T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 1.1: Standards and Alignment, Dimension 1.4: Activities, Dimension 2.2: Content Knowledge and Expertise, Dimension 2.4: Differentiation

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Session ID:
1454613
Credits Available:
(12) CPE
Contact Person:
Dodie Resendez
Registration Fee:
$170.00
Instructor(s):
Dodie Resendez, Region 4 ESC, Laurel Frank, Region 4 ESC

Audience:
Science Teachers 6-8
Date Time Location
1/29/2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 113A Sci Lab
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092
1/30/2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 113A Sci Lab
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092



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