Atlanta–June 23, 2013

Event Title
STEM Smart: Lessons Learned from Successful Schools
Event Type
Regional Workshop
K-12 Engineering Education

This meeting highlighted issues in the NRC reports, Successful K-12 STEM Education and Monitoring Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education, with a special focus on incorporating engineering into K-12 education, as described in the Next Generation Science Standards. It included breakout sessions on National Science Foundation funded projects, resources, and initiatives that align with the reports' evidence base on effective instruction, access to high quality STEM for all students, and building supportive infrastructure. Participation by teams was encouraged.

The STEM Smart workshop was planned in conversation with the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Read more about the 10th Annual ASEE Workshop on K-12 Engineering Education, held on June 22, 2013 at the Georgia World Congress Center. View the ASEE K-12 Workshop's informational flyer.

Plenary Presentation Recordings
Read the STEM Smart Brief on Engineering: Emphasizing the “E” in STEM Education


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Georgia World Congress Center
285 Andrew Young International Boulevard, NW
Building C, Second Floor
Atlanta, GA 30313
United States

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Directions to GWCC and Parking

Parking: If you plan to drive to the GWCC the day of the workshop, please park at the Gold Deck. Parking will cost you $10. You may buy your parking pass ahead of time at: (Select "STEM Smart Conference".)

Map of the GWCC with STEM Smart Workshop Location

Map of STEM Smart Session Locations

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