Category Archives: Conferences

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Could a Species Like Bigfoot Have Evolved? 17 Mysteries Revealed at #STEMforum Last Week






2016 STEM Forum and Expo Denver, Colorado, July 27–29 As Seen on Twitter How do you make a banana piano? #STEMforum @NSTA in the Exhibit Hall playing a banana piano!! pic.twitter.com/fxlcEN0W0w — Danielle Perrotta (@dani_perrotta) July 29, 2016 Is it true that STEM lessons can be found anywhere? STEM in the streets of Denver, CO […]

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The Anatomy of the STEM Pipeline: Dissecting Misconceptions at the 2016 #STEMforum






Anatomy: The subject tend to make teachers freeze up, or make the obligatory “gross” puns. But it’s a great topic for STEM, and a career field more students need to know about. The NSTA staff had a chance to sit down at the 2016 STEM Forum and Expo with Shawn Boynes (SB), Executive Director of […]

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Attend a conference, virtually






I remember the first time I attended a professional association conference when I was a child care provider beginning my career and was thrilled to be among so many educators who were passionate about improving themselves professionally. If you can’t attend a conference in person, a virtual conference may meet some of your needs for […]

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10 Sessions a High School Educator Needs to Attend at the STEM Forum & Expo






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, taking place on July 27-29 in Denver Colorado, high school educators can expect to learn more about environments that best facilitate effective STEM integration (both across STEM and non-STEM subject areas) and STEM Career Awareness. Through hands-on experiences and real-world connections high school educators will be able […]

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10 Great Sessions for Administrators at the STEM Forum & Expo






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, taking place on July 27-29 in Denver Colorado, administrators can expect to learn more about how they can incorporate STEM into their schools. From roundtable discussions to learning more about the benefits of professional development, the Expo will have everything an administrator will need or want.  Check […]

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10 Sessions at the STEM Forum & Expo for Every Middle School Teacher






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by NSTA, taking place July 27-29 in Denver, Colorado, middle level educators will find more than 80 sessions specific to their area. A successful middle school STEM program allows students to create, innovate, communicate, and collaborate on projects that are driven by their own interests. Check […]

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Foster STEM in Young Children with these 10 Sessions at the STEM Forum & Expo

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At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by NSTA, taking place July 27-29 in Denver Colorado, lower elementary/early childhood educators will find more than 25 sessions catered to their area. The foundational skills learned and mastered through the integration of STEM during the early years, if done right, will help these students be […]

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10 Sessions at the STEM Forum & Expo that show the Importance of Partnerships






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo hosted by NSTA, taking place July 27-29 in Denver, Colorado, attendees will learn how important it is to leverage partnerships. As the Nation recognizes the importance of STEM education to our economic future, collaborations in STEM education between PK–16 and business and cultural communities are becoming increasingly […]

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10 Upper Elementary Sessions at the 2016 STEM Forum and Expo






At the 5th Annual STEM Forum & Expo, hosted by NSTA, taking place July 27-29 in Denver, Colorado, upper elementary educators will share quality learning activities and experiences that spark curiosity, promote confidence, support the rigor of current standards, and develop competence in STEM subjects. The Forum will showcase programs and instructional strategies that support […]

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Should I present at a conference?






My colleagues and I recently attended an NSTA conference. On the way home as we discussed what we learned, they suggested I share some of the successful activities I do in the classroom, but I’m not sure that others would be interested. Plus, I’d be really nervous doing a presentation, and I’m not sure how […]

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