xPRINCETON 2019 CONFERENCE

Conference Schedule
9:30-10:00 Check-in
10:00-10:10 Opening Remarks
10:10-11:10 Makerspaces with Lee Pagenkopf
11:10-11:20 Snack Break
11:20-12:20 Project Based Learning with Lopa and Smitesh Bakrania
12:20-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:30 Robotics with Liz Gallo
2:30-2:40 Closing Remarks
2:40-3:10 Networking

WELCOME
Dear IgniteSTEM Educator, 

 

A very warm welcome to IgniteSTEMxPrinceton 2019! We are incredibly excited to have you attend this conference today and have been working hard to make this an event that is enjoyable as impactful.  In the sessions that we've lined up for the day, we hope that you'll find the resources, ideas, and community you need in your quest to make STEM education more exciting, relevant, and innovative for students.  

 

All of us at IgniteSTEM had teachers play enormous roles in shaping our lives, and have a lot to owe to those who have taught, guided, and inspired us.  We know first-hand how the classroom is a powerful place for influencing students and their perspectives of the world.  We want to help you uncover in your students this exact excitement and curiosity about the world, that comes from learning, a process that is incredible to experience from both ends.  

 

Today, through a combination of showing, practicing, and discussing, we are going to figure out how to realize this ambition.  We are going to develop together an actionable toolkit to help you bring a new learning experience to your schools first thing Monday morning and begin building the classroom of the 21st century. 

 

Let's #igniteSTEM!

 

Sincerely,

Dimitris Ntaras & Minh-Thi Nguyen

Directors, IgniteSTEM 2019-2020

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