Free Elementary STEM Education Webinars

In partnership with, Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is hosting free webinars during the month of July that are geared towards elementary STEM education.

Turn Your Elementary School into a STEM School! How-To Steps from Educators Who Transformed Their School

Monday, July 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

In this webinar, Susan Hayes, principal of Barkley Bridge Elementary in Hartselle, Alabama, and her three colleagues – Angie Harris, 4th grade math teacher; Kim Jared, gifted specialist; and Jamie Dutton, library media specialist – will outline their school’s STEM journey and share why they chose to ride the wave of change and how they held on successfully



Age-Appropriate Computer Science for K-5 Students: Strategies and Resources for Your Classroom

Thursday, July 21, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT

In this webinar, Lori Fields, Associate Director of Engagement for Project Lead The Way (PLTW), and Rebecca Reed, PLTW Regional K-5 PLTW Launch Trainer, will share successful strategies and real-world classroom examples for introducing computer science at the elementary level.



K-5 Students’ Natural Curiosity: The Key to True STEM Learning

Thursday, July 28, 2016 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm EDT

In this webinar, Ginger Teague, Director of Professional Development at Project Lead The Way (PLTW), and Emily Schaefer, K-5 STEM educator in Crystal Lake, IL will discuss how an Activity-, Project-, Problem-Based—or APB —instructional approach can empower teachers to create an exciting STEM learning experience as early as kindergarten