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Monday, January 25

10:45am EST

Going Digital? Let ORC Help with Content Evaluation!
Are you ready for the transition to digital content? Participants will be introduced to digital content, tools and processes for conducting effective evaluations of resources. Join us for free access to online PD modules on selecting and using digital resources!

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Tracy Cindric

Science Education Specialist, Ohio Resource Center (OSU)
After earning a B.A. from Capital University and an M.A. in teaching biology from Miami University, Tracy taught middle and high school science classes for five years near Columbus. She then taught courses for preservice science teachers at Ohio Wesleyan University and Capital... Read More →

Monday January 25, 2016 10:45am - 11:35am EST
Juniper C

2:00pm EST

Soy Fresh, Soy Clean...connecting community and kids to Ohio STEM careers.
Do you need refreshed hands-on lab ideas for community outreach or recruitment days? How can you connect students to unique STEM career fields in ag-related industries? In this workshop sponsored by the Ohio Soybean Council, participants will learn how to use SLOPs (Standard Laboratory Operating Procedures) and STEM equipment to create soy-based products and research STEM career fields within the Ohio agricultural industry.

Monday January 25, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm EST
Juniper B

4:30pm EST

Incorporating Digital Technology while Insuring Conceptual Learning, Deep Understanding, and Literacy and Math Skills
Participants explore hands-on force, motion and energy inquiry lessons spanning the Ohio Cognitive Demands in a systematic learning progression, starting with simple K-2 conceptual activities, then MS hand timing and calculations to HS digital sensor and computer analysis of motion.

Monday January 25, 2016 4:30pm - 5:20pm EST
Tuesday, January 26

1:20pm EST

Environmental Literacy
Many of our four legged, six legged, eight legged, and winged neighbors need us to know about them to survive. We are not educating our students about their backyard neighbors. If you don't know who they are how can you care about them or make intelligent decisions about environmental policies.


Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm EST
Juniper C

1:20pm EST

School & Community Partnerships: Cross-Contextual STEM Learning
Do you want to build community partnerships that enhance classroom STEM learning? Join co-founders of rurally located Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery to engage in hands-on exploration that will highlight the value of accessing informal STEM learning experiences to bridge the gap between school and out-of-school learning.

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Sara Hartman

Assistant Professor, Ohio University

Tuesday January 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:10pm EST
Easton D