Feed: The STEM Read PD Experience
Friday, November 17, 2017
Learn New Ways to Feed Your Students’ Love of Learning!
When: 7:30 AM—3:15 PM, Friday, November 17, 2017
Where: NIU’s Altgeld Hall, DeKalb, IL
Who: Educators, Media Specialists
Cost: $75 per registrant (includes breakfast, lunch & a copy of Feed)
The moon totally sucks, but school doesn’t have to! Join Northern Illinois University’s STEM Read and author M.T. Anderson to explore how you can use awesome books like Feed to create engaging STEAM activities.
You’ll learn by doing as you shadow university and community experts running game-based challenges for over 200 students in grades 8 through 12. See how you can use these standards-aligned challenges in your classroom and gain insights into using exciting books, hands-on activities, creative-problem solving, and fake birds to ignite students’ enthusiasm for reading and learning.
7:30 – 8:00 Check-in and Chatter
8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast with author M.T. Anderson and Networking
8:30 – 9:00 STEM Read’s Field Trip Philosophy
9:00 – 12:00 Feed: The STEM Read Experience: Teachers will shadow experts and gain an understanding of creating and running hands-on, game-based challenges.
12:00– 12:30 Lunch
12:30 – 1:00 Exploring STEM Read’s Open Educational Resources
1:00 – 2:00 Author Talk with M.T. Anderson
2:15 – 3:15 PM STEAMing Up Your Classroom: Strategies and Tips for Implementation