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Saturday, January 30 • 11:10am - 12:00pm
STEMified Stories

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STEMify stories through Novel Engineering! Novel Engineering is an integrated approach to teaching engineering and literacy. Students begin by reading a book and discussing problems encountered by the characters.
At some point, either during reading or upon completion of the book, the students design something that they can build in the classroom that will solve one of the problems in the book. Come see how we've implemented STEM challenges tied to literature in our Learning Commons' MakerSpace!

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Ungar

Barbara Ungar

Library/Media Teacher, Central Elementary School
Barbara Ungar, NBCT is a Library Media Teacher at Central Elementary School in Wilmette, IL. Barbara is a regional trainer in IIM (Independent Investigation Method of Research), a Google Apps Trainer, and a frequent presenter at local and state conferences. Her article, "Revising... Read More →
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Lauren Wysocke

Technology Teacher, Wilmette Public School District 39
Lauren Wysocke (@iTeacherLauren) is a K-4 Tech Teacher at Central Elementary School in Wilmette, IL. She is a district leader in promoting the concept of a Learning Commons, which combines the Technology, Library, and Makerspace programs into an innovative and unified learning environment... Read More →


Saturday January 30, 2016 11:10am - 12:00pm
Room 3070

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