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NSTA conference 2015

Earlier this month members of the STEM team were able to attend the National Science Teachers Association annual conference here in Chicago.  The conference is always loaded with educational programming to help you prepare and extend your lessons.  The focus is of course science but heavily incorporates engineering as the Next Generation Science Standards have encouraged teachers to integrate t...

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Superintendents Commission for the Study of Demographics and Diversity

In January I was given the honor to present to educators, Chicago public school board members, superintendents and administrators at the annual Superintendents Commission for the Study of Demographics and Diversity.  I spoke on inquiry based teaching and the Next Generation Science Standards.  It was a pleasure to be in the presence of accomplished educators such as Dr. Garrard Mcclendon and Dr. D...

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