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Monday, January 25

8:00am EST

EiE - Ohio: Building 21st Century Learners
Join us for an introductory engineering design workshop that utilizes Engineering is Elementary(EiE) curriculum and resources. Participants will engage in the design process, and learn how three urban elementary schools are integrating the EiE engineering design process into their classrooms.

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Trudy Giasi

Science Coordinator, Columbus City Schools
Trudy Giasi is currently a science coordinator for Columbus City Schools. She has experience in K-12 STEM education as well as the arts. She taught 8th grade science at Indianola Math, Science, and Technology MS and Hilltonia MS in the Columbus City Schools district. At both schools... Read More →

Karen Irving

Ohio State University

Monday January 25, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am EST
Regent 1

10:45am EST

Celebrating Student Success in the Science Classroom: 3 Inquiry-Based Programs from The Ohio Academy of Science
Join students as they inspire science teachers.  Students will present their work, followed by a discussion of: 1) the simplicity of embedding Invention Convention, State Science Day and Believe in Ohio into the classroom; and 2) the importance of these programs to students’ academic and professional success.

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Steve McConoughey

CEO, The Ohio Academy of Science
The Ohio Academy of Science promotes hands-on science through a variety of programs (State Science Day and Believe in Ohio) that give student-scientists an opportunity to compete for millions of dollars in scholarships and awards.
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Angela McMurry

Science Curriculum Coordinator, Darke County Educational Service Center

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

3:30pm EST

'The Martian' - Fiction or Reality
Find out what technologies used in the movie "The Martian" NASA has already developed. Learn about NASA resources, activities, lesson plans, and more!

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Janet Struble

Project Manager, The University of Toledo
New NASA funded grant entitled Mission Earth: Fusing GLOBE with NASA Assets to Build Systemic Innovation in STEM Education

Monday January 25, 2016 3:30pm - 4:20pm EST
Regent 1
Tuesday, January 26

8:00am EST

The Engineering Design Process and the Scientific Method in the High School Science Classroom
Teams will complete a challenge using the engineering design process and reflect on the similarities and differences between the engineering design process and the scientific method. Participants will modify a traditional classroom lab activity into an engineering design challenge.


Kathleen Jones

Science Teacher, Oak Hills High School

Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 8:50am EST
Easton E

8:00am EST

Developing Three Dimensional Science Learning That Incorporates Literacy, Math and Engineering Design
Participants will explore hands-on inquiry and engineering design activities which model the learning progression from the simplest introduction of content to discovery of patterns, connections and general principles using data, reasoning from evidence, math techniques and communication.

Tuesday January 26, 2016 8:00am - 9:50am EST
Regent 1

11:00am EST

Engineering Design Processes in the Science Classroom
Join us for a one-hour interactive, engaging, and hands-on session where the Engineering Design Process is investigated for the K-12 student. We will collaborate to solve a design challenge and reflect on how to infuse engineering into our classrooms.

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Michele Cozza

Manager Professional Development Manager, Accelerate Learning
Years of presenting sessions at conferences and school districts. Assists in developing customized Professional Development Plans for schools, counties, and offices of education.

Tuesday January 26, 2016 11:00am - 11:50am EST
Regent 1