According to a 2019 study, robotics and coding are going to see significant growth and use in the next five years. How are you leveraging in-class technology to promote STEAM skills? See how educators can drive STEM/STEAM initiatives effectively by using the right solutions.
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In This Episode …
- What role does your classroom technology play in STEM/STEAM learning?
- What is your advice for teachers who are looking to better drive STEM/STEAM learning in the classroom?
- Robotics and coding are seeing huge growth in K-12 lessons, are you using these technologies in your class? Are there any other really cool ways that you’re able to provide real-world lessons with edtech?
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Matt Barfield graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Elementary Education and worked 9 years in a rural district in NC. After finding a love of working with teachers in his district, Matt ventured outside of his school district and began to work in the professional development field across the Carolinas. For over ten years, Matt has been working with Promethean, Inc. to help teachers integrate instructional technology in the classroom. Matt is a father, a husband, a teacher, an instructional technology integrator, an Apple Distinguished Educator, and a professional development guru for Promethean, Inc.
Amy Winstead graduated from the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina, with an undergraduate degree in History and a graduate degree in Elementary Education. She worked as an elementary teacher for 9 years teaching both third and fifth grades. In 2014, she joined the Department of Innovation and Digital Learning as a digital learning specialist. In this work, she designs and delivers professional development for teachers around best and promising instructional practices and integration of technology tools. Amy is also an adjunct professor at the College of Charleston where she teaches graduate courses to educators.
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