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2017 STEM Symposium

2017 STEM Symposium 2018-01-31T14:44:11+00:00

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Session I

2. Increasing Student Engagement and Productive Classroom Discussions by Teaching Your Students to Ask Their Own Questions

Danielle Gothie and Gwen Perea Warniment, Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation

5. Project-Based Learning by Immersion

Krystal Irby, Albuquerque Public Schools

9. Teach Astronomy with Space Engine ‒ Free Planetarium Software that Amazes Everyone Who Uses It

Mel Strong, melstrong.org

11. Literacy and STEM: The Perfect Complement

Tara Henderson and Explora’s Early Childhood Educator Team, ¡Explora! Museum

Session II

15. Hands-on Volcanoes: Activities for Your Classroom.

Mel Strong, melstrong.org

16. Building Computational Thinkers in Science

Melody Hagaman, Project Growing Up Thinking Scientifically (GUTS)

Session II

18. Alien Autopsy ‒ Fake Bodies, Real Science

Dave Dooling, New Mexico Museum of Space History

19. The Power of Partnerships and Community Connections…Making Them, Taking Care of Them, & Celebrating Them

Karen Kinsman, UNM STEM-H Center for Outreach, Research, & Education

21. Go With The Flow: Unit Design with Momentum and Intention

Sharyn Gray and Heather Herd, Turquoise Trail Charter School

22. Equity and Excellence: Fractions on the Number Line for ALL Students

Susie Hakansson, TODOS: Mathematics for ALL

23. Using Number Talks to Build Math Fluency and Flexibility in the Secondary Classroom

Zachary Leonard, Los Alamos National Laboratory Math and Science Academy; Regina Watson and Kathe Kanim, Mathematically Connected Communities, NMSU

Friday, June 2, 2017

Session IV

31. Energy in a New Mexico Ecosystem

Tish Morris and Karen Herzenberg, The Bosque Education Guide Foundation

23. Using Number Talks to Build Math Fluency and Flexibility in the Secondary Classroom

Zachary Leonard, Los Alamos National Laboratory Math and Science Academy; Regina Watson and Kathe Kanim, Mathematically Connected Communities, NMSU

Session IV

34. Fractals are SMART − Science, Math and Art! New Ways to Teach Core Concepts in Math and Science Using Fractals.

Emma Eckert and Jonathan Wolfe, Fractal Foundation

36. Increasing Academic Language Through Student Discourse and Science Note-Booking in the Inquiry Classroom

David Call, Doris Rivera, and Dave Forester, Los Alamos National Laboratory Foundation

37. STEAM PBL: Using STEM + Art Project-Based Learning to Empower Multicultural Educational Engagement

Kim Scheerer, NM MESA; and Michaela Shirley, Indigenous Design & Planning Institute

38. Hands-on Volcanoes: Activities for Your Classroom.

Mel Strong, melstrong.org

39. The Missing ‘M’ in STEM: A Math Circles & Modeling Approach

James Taylor and Nicholas Bennett, Math Circles Collaborative of New Mexico

Session V

41. Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) – Taming the Fear Factor

Ellen Loehman and Debra Thrall, New Mexico Science Teachers Association (NMSTA)

Session III

24. Introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) – Taming the Fear Factor

Ellen Loehman and Debra Thrall, New Mexico Science Teachers Association (NMSTA)

28. New Mexico Climate Champions: Students Learn and Take Action to Mitigate Climate Change Effects on New Mexico Water and Energy Resources

Stephanie Bestelmeyer and Libby Grace, Asombro Institute for Science Education

Session VI

44. NM PED Teacher and Family Outreach

Alicia Duran, NM PED Strategic Outreach Teacher Liaison; and Gloria Ruiz, NM PED Strategic Outreach Family Engagement Coordinator

47. Breaking Chocolate: Engaging Science and Engineering Concepts

Hy Tran, Sandia National Laboratories; and Turtle Haste, Albuquerque Public Schools

48. Supercomputing Challenge

Josephine Kilde, Supercomputing Challenge

51. Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and K−8 STEM Education

Monica Martinez-Archuleta and Janelle Vigil-Maestas, Los Alamos National Laboratory Community Partnerships Office

55. Are You STEM Ready? Hands-on STEM K−5 Science −Let’s Go!

Veronica Burnett, STEMscopes; and Terry Talley, Accelerate Learning

Session VII

57. Productive Struggle and Peaceful Interaction in Math: A Lesson from Colombia’s Escuela Nueva Model

Dave Million and Kathryn Million, Las Cruces Public Schools

58. New Mexico Department of Transportation (NM DOT) STEM Outreach Program

David Hadwiger, New Mexico Department of Transportation (NM DOT)

60. Introduction to FREE Online Professional Development Courses Offered By the UNM STEM-H Center

Karen Kinsman and Erin Garcia, UNM STEM-H Center for Outreach, Research, & Education

61. STEM Teachers as New Teacher Mentors: A Look at One Alternative Licensure Model

Cecilia Hernandez and Jamie Baker, New Mexico State University

62. Brain Hackers Online: A Social Media Platform for Teaching Science

Chris Forsythe, Brain Hackers Association

63. CONVECTION CURRENTS & PLATE MOTION

Bill Gipperich, LAB-AIDS

65. Exploring Key Ideas Across the Number and Operations in Base Ten Standard in Grades K−5

Rick Kitchen

66. Everyone Can Code

Brian Peterson, Apple Inc


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