LSU to Host NASA Workshop for Education Professionals
BATON ROUGE – NASA is offering a K-12 educator professional development workshop in partnership with the LSU College of Education and the LSU Cain Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Room 225 of Peabody Hall.
The NASA Education Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, Workshop is designed for educators to gain resources and activities for the P-12 classroom and for informal settings.
The workshop will provide the following:
• NASA-developed curriculum support resources that meet state and national standards.
• NASA Aerospace Education Specialists utilizing a train-the-trainer approach so participants can train additional educators in their school system.
• Ideas for integration of NASA Education resources and activities into lesson planning and curriculum.
• Hands-on, inquiry-based methods for teaching science and mathematics, as well as state-of-the-art methods for incorporating technology into teaching.
Seventy-five educators are registered for the workshop, including pre-service LSU teacher education students. Participants represent approximately 40 public and parochial schools from across the state.
For more information about the LSU College of Education, visit www.lsu.edu/coe.
For more information about the LSU Cain Center, visit http://www.cain.lsu.edu/.