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Welcome to BLC16! Building Learning Communities Education Conference 2016! Join colleagues from around the world who care deeply about bringing the best innovative and practical learning resources to our students. Our 17th BLC education conference will provide you with inspiration, practical skills and expand your professional network with educators from around the world.
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Thursday, July 21 • 10:30am - 11:35am
STEMTASTIC Ideas and Resources… From STEM to STEAM to MAKERS

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Are you ready to facilitate the building of a society of learners as you go beyond the four components of STEM? This is a must attend session for those wanting to fit Project Based Learning, 21st Century Skill Acquisition, and NETS into their STEM initiatives. Participants will be introduced to the idea of STEM and integrating the Arts (STEAM) and including the Maker’s Movement (STEAMIE) Michael, a facilitator at the National STEM Academy in Washington DC, STEM/PBL Facilitator for BIE, and STEMBL workshop designer for Discovery will share with you a multitude of STEAMIE ideas. Learn about great resources as you take a tour of web sites promoting STEM education. See firsthand examples of ways to include a Makers Program for all students in just about any environment. Turn up the heat on any STEM education effort. It really is time to get STEMTASTIC

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Michael Gorman

November Learning Consultant, November Learning
Michael Gorman, is a graduate of Western Michigan University, Indiana University, and Johns Hopkins University’s. He has partnered with ISTE and various educational, governmental, and business organizations and foundations. He oversees a one to one laptop programs and digital professional... Read More →

Thursday July 21, 2016 10:30am - 11:35am EDT
Georgian - Mezzanine/2nd Floor Boston Park Plaza