Engineering and Design

Phenomena First: Engaging Students in Next Generation Science Standards

In this workshop, participants will learn how to use phenomena to engage students in Next Generation Science Standards, which integrate science practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas.

Culturally Responsive STEM Teaching

In this workshop, explore various approaches to Culturally Responsive Teaching in the STEM classroom.

Investigating Mechanics with Mobile Devices

In this hands-on workshop, we’ll model mechanics concepts such as kinematics, free fall, projectile motion, rotation and oscillations through the use of various small, mobile bluetooth sensors as well as through the application of various Apps.

Making for Makers with 3-D printing

A workshop exploring maker education concepts and strategies – from 3D printing to laser cutting and more.

The Job Search: Application and Interviewing Strategies for STEM Teachers

Join us for a workshop exploring best practices and strategies for your upcoming STEM teaching job search.

A STEAMy Introduction – Building to Code with OpenSCAD

Led by​: Justin Gohde Computer Science. Computational Thinking. STEAM. 3D Printing. Engineering. Spatial Reasoning…. Everyone agrees that these 21st Century Skills are vitally important, but how in the world can schools fit all of this “new” content into their already packed curriculum? This hands-on workshop will introduce participants to a promising solution: ​OpenSCAD, an easy-to-use