Session Title: Cultivating Curiosity: STEM in the Elementary Classroom
Your Name: Sara Hunter
Work Title: STEM Coach
School or Organization Name: Zionsville Community Schools
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Indianapolis, Indiana
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): classroom teachers, instructional coaches
Short Session Description (one line): Engaging classroom instruction through the lens of STEM
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): STEM isn't something we "do" but rather a philosophy of making connections through real world problem solving, collaborating and communication. This session will focus on the STEM philosophy for classroom teachers, provide resources and ideas for integrating STEM in the elementary classroom, and help participants build a STEM PLN. Student project highlights will include global collaboration opportunities, outdoor learning with mobile devices, and leveraging technology to share our learning.
Sara is a STEM Coach working collaboratively with teachers to integrate STEM in Zionsville, Indiana and is honored to be an ISTE Emerging Leader 2013.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: http://zstem.weebly.com/