STEM Pro-D @ Westshore May 1st 2015
10:00 AM Registration and Coffee
10:30 AM Morning Sessions
#1 Mobile Devices in the Classroom: Everyday ways to utilize mobile devices to promote engagement and enhance digital skills.
#2 Smarter Science: Smarter Science is a framework for teaching and learning science in grades 1–12 and for developing the skills of inquiry, creativity, and innovation in a meaningful and engaging manner. See full description here
#3 ISTE: Connecting ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) standards with the BC curriculum redesign
12:00 PM Afternoon Sessions
#4 Digital Literacy through Play: Based on the ideas of Seymore Papert that students construct knowledge intentionally, you will have the opportunity to "play with" computer mathematical models. Afterwards you will be ready to lead students in a similar way.
#5 Setting the Stage for Inquiry: Practical strategies for middle and high Science teachers exploring inquiry learning.
Previewing (Choose one)
1:30pm Professional Discussions: Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant.
Each workshop has a short reading/viewing to preview on your own time. This will maximize our workshop time together.