Technology

Evolution + Student Discourse = Student Engagement

Led by: Chris Resch and Glen Stuart Interested in learning how to raise the level of student discourse and reflection in your class? Are you tired of using grades as a motivating factor for promoting engagement? Want to learn some key strategies for getting students of all ability levels interested and engaged in your lesson?

Making and Using Videos in the STEM Classroom – a hands-on workshop

Led by: Lisa Ammirati Need more quality class time with your students? This workshop will share an easy to employ method of making and utilizing instructional videos in the STEM classroom.  These videos can be used to teach skills, review content, and even to model laboratory techniques; thus saving valuable instructional time the classroom for

MULTIPLE USES OF VIDEO ANALYSIS IN PHYSICS

Workshop Led by: Noah Segal Interested in learning how short videos of physical phenomena can be used to create excellent, authentic learning opportunities in your classroom?  This workshop will explore the various ways Direct Measurement Videos can be integrated into your physics lessons. Direct Measurement Videos are free online resource for physics teachers developed by several award-winning educators. They have

Maker Science Forum

Led by Paul Bianchi Are you already integrating or soon to be engaging your students in engineering, robotics, or other related “maker” activities?  Either way you’ll want to attend our Maker Education Forum. 

Interactive Simulations + CER = Effective Biology Class

Led by Christopher Resch and Glen Stuart Are your students having trouble articulating the evidence and reasoning behind sex-linked genes?  There is a simulation for that! 

Enliven Your Science Course With Tech!

Leader: Steve Lewis (Heschel School) Would you like to teach your students some real engineering and computer programming in the context of your science course? Here’s a great way to do it!