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STEM Smart: Lessons Learned from Successful Schools

Hilton San Francisco Financial District
San Francisco, California
Downloads: CA STEM Smart Agenda_0.pdf | STEM_Smart_Presenter_Bios.pdf | CA STEM Smart Session Descriptions.pdf
Time Description
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Registration and Informal Networking (Coffee served)
Location: Grand Ballroom, Third Floor

Downloads: CA STEM Smart Agenda_0.pdf | STEM_Smart_Presenter_Bios.pdf | CA STEM Smart Session Descriptions.pdf
Time Description
- Welcome and Opening Remarks
Location: Grand Ballroom, Third Floor
  • Barbara Brauner Berns, Senior Project Director, Education Development Center, Inc.
  • Evan Heit, Director, Division of Research on Learning, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation 
  • Trish Williams, Member, California State Board of Education | View Presentation
- Implications of the Three-Dimension Vision of the NGSS
Location: Grand Ballroom, Third Floor
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Break

- Instructional Materials and Successful STEM Education—Morning Breakout Sessions
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Break

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Networking Lunch (Lunch served)
Location: Foyer, Third Floor

- Lessons Learned from Early NGSS Implementation
Location: Grand Ballroom, Third Floor
  • David Campbell, National Science Foundation (Introductions)
  • Steven Schneider, WestEd (Moderator)
  • Kirk Brown, San Joaquin County Office of Education
  • Kathy DiRanna, WestEd
  • Maria Chiara Simani, CA Science Project
  • Craig Strang, Lawrence Hall of Science
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Break

- Instructional Materials and Successful STEM Education —Afternoon Breakout Sessions
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Break

- Closing Remarks
Location: Grand Ballroom, Third Floor