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Dr. Alice Christie's MEC 2010 Workshops

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Strengthen Your STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Thinking


The session focuses on conceptual learning using interactive math and science lessons, innovative 3D math and science simulations, and access to an online math and science environment. It explores the importance of math, science and technology in society, strategies needed for rigorous inquiry and problem solving, and pedagogies for enhancing mathematical and scientific thinking in elementary and secondary students.

3/15/2010 at 1:00:00 PM in Coor Hall, L1-20



Creating Interactive, Interdisciplinary Mapping Mash-ups with GoogleMaps: EduTrekking™


Use Web 2.0 tools to create mapping mash-ups that offer new ways of presenting and analyzing data and incorporate their research, photos, podcasts, or other digital data to share with others around the world. Creating mapping mash-ups that incorporate authentic data, photos, and location-based research is an effective way for learners to engage in problem solving, critical thinking, visual literacy, contexts for spatial and cultural differences, and communication skills.

3/16/2010 at 4:00:00 PM in Coor Hall, L1-38