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Tinkering with STEAM: Open-Ended Materials

September 22, 2018

Tinkering with STEAM is a series of three seminars in which quality literature supports learning across the curriculum - linking literacy with science, technology, engineering, artistry and mathematics. Join us as for this powerful collaboration as we re-think curriculum design and strategies, tapping into children’s natural ability to innovate.  

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Solve the mystery of "Open-Ended" materials in this hands-on, enjoyable seminar. When children tinker they learn the use of materials and the power of tools. Classrooms that support creativity allow for experimentation, providing playful time with materials, ideas, and storytelling.

In this STEAM rich seminar, we will encourage teaching across the curriculum using open-ended materials and quality literature. Classrooms that support creativity allow for experimentation, providing playful time with materials and tools. Build confidence in implementing emergent strategies with this hands-on professional learning format.

Take a refreshing turn in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Artistry, and Mathematics), following the lead of Boston's Children's Museum and author Cate Heroman, Making & Tinkering with STEM: Solving Design Challenges with Young Children (NAEYC, 2017).

Join us as for this powerful collaboration as we re-think curriculum design and strategies, tapping into children’s natural ability to innovate.

Location: Rio Salado College Conference Center, Tempe AZ

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Tinkering with STEAM is a series of three seminars in which quality literature supports learning across the curriculum - linking literacy with science, technology, engineering, artistry and mathematics. Join us as for this powerful collaboration as we re-think curriculum design and strategies, tapping into children’s natural ability to innovate.  

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