The Sky’s the Limit for your STEM PD!
Out-of-school time programs are an ideal environment to get youth involved in hands-on STEM learning! Join us for our Spring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) professional development, STEM in Out-of-School Time: The Sky’s the Limit! presented by Joëlle Clark and Sean Ryan, faculty from NAU’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning, featuring expandable out-of-school time activites from Engineering is Elementary (EiE).
These facilitators will engage participants in a fun, hands-on STEM workshop, sharing Engineering is Elementary’s FREE out-of-school time STEM curriculum and how you can successfully integrate these fun, enriching STEM activities in your program!
Participants will get step-by-step instruction on “Sky’s the Limit” curriculum, a collection of exciting, low-cost activities for grades 3-5 focused on flying technologies, including:
- Building A Tower
- Making A Vertical Wind Tunnel
- How to Launch Flying Discs
You’ll also learn about “Engineering Adventures” and “Engineering Everywhere”, EiE’s sets of out-of-school time activities and curriculum for grades 3-5 and 6-8, and best practices and strategies for providing fun, engaging and successful STEM activities in your program!
This training will be brought to you at three locations, from 9:15-12:15—
- Flagstaff: Tues, April 12th @ the Family Resource Center
- Tempe: Weds, April 13th @ Tempe Elementary District
- Glendale: Thurs, April 14th @ Foothills Recreation Center
This professional development session is 3 hours long, and fulfills DHS training requirements in the area of Program Management.
This training directly aligns with the following Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs: