Hartford Public Schools Helps to Sponsor the STEM Conference at Ct Science Center

Spotlight on Excellence 
Issue 16  September 28, 2012

Hartford Public Schools Helps to Sponsor the STEM Conference at Ct Science Center

On September 23rd, STEM educators from the state over swarmed into the Connecticut Science Center for a day of Professional Development sessions in STEM education.  The day opened with a stellar Keynote Adress by Dr. Stephen Hegedus, Ph.D., the Director of the Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education at UMASS/Dartmouth, about how 21st century teaching tools and technology can and should change the levels of engagement and interaction in the classroom.  It was pretty brilliant.  Hartford Public Schools was one of many sponsors of the event.  Other sponsors included The CT Science Center, the University of Hartford, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center and the East Hartford Public Schools.  of the eventUniverisyt of Hartford, St. FraUn

 

Dr. Stephen Hegedus wows the crowd with his keynote address. 

Dr. Stephen Hegedus wows the audienceD

 Chief Officer of Academics, Carole Collins-Ayanlaja (r.) at the STEM Conference.

Dance/Movement instructor and performer introduces educators to the idea of teaching through movement.

 

 

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