In partnership with edWeb.net, 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