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LSU to Host NASA Workshop for Education Professionals

02/09/2012 12:03 PM

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/.

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