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Partnering Scientists and Teachers: Priming the STEM Pipeline

December 13, 2011 // 9:00am10:30am
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Argonne National Laboratory

Something powerful happens when teachers and students work side-by-side with scientists and engineers.  They come to understand the practice of science and engineering, while scientists and engineers learn to communicate their work in a way that makes sense to the public.  These types of partnerships are being recommended by a series of recent legislative initiatives and STEM organizations.  Our panel will discuss first-hand experience with teacher-scientist partnerships and how they can strengthen K-12 STEM education.

Location: 
5th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
 
Event Speakers List: 
  • Professor of Ecosystem Ecology at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks
  • Kent Hughes // Public Policy Scholar
    Former Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
  • Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, and Teacher, Oil City Area High School, Pennsylvania
  • Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, and Teacher, Kuna High School, Idaho
  • Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, and Teacher, Hellgate High School, Montana
  • Josh Westin Research Mentor, Brooklyn Technical High School, New York
  • Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, and Teacher, Rowland Hall Middle School, Utah
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