• UWA promotes innovation in education at STEM Conference

    Posted: April 13, 2012

    Author: Sydney Broadaway

    Tutwiler College of Education at UWA promotes innovation in education at STEM conference

    LIVINGSTON, Ala.—The Julia S. Tutwiler College of Education will host the University of West Alabama STEM Conference on April 19 at Bibb Graves Hall. The conference promotes innovative ideas through several means of learning.

    The conference includes breakout sessions in all areas of STEM education—science, engineering, mathematics, and technology—at 8:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m.

    The 10 a.m. keynote address will be given by Dr. Debbie Silver, a former classroom science teacher who has remained active in science reform teaching for more than 30 years. Silver demonstrates proven techniques for engaging all types of learners. She offers tips and resources for safety, managing materials, cooperative groups, and other techniques.

    Online registration is available at http://uwastem.eventbrite.com. Door prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. The conference is sponsored in part by the University of West Alabama, bby Publications at UWA, and by Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa.


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