Session One: Introduction to STEAM Learning in Elementary Classrooms
("It's Elementary" Workshop Series for Elementary Educators)
Date | Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Trainers: Dr. Christine Mason and Orinthia Harris
Designed to help early childhood educators recognize what STEAM learning looks like in elementary classroom settings, this session will highlight the major characteristics of STEAM education at this level, give participants opportunities to plan imaginative play activities for implementing quick and easy STEAM-based activities, present how-to activities on creating lessons using content standards associated with DC and Next Gen Science Standards, and introduce resources for helping students understand the contribution of engineering to their day to day lives.