Teacher Tuesdays – Jump Simulation

Teacher Tuesday Event – Make – Play - Connect a networking event to spur ideas that teachers can test in their classrooms   4:30pm-5pm: Optional Jump Simulation Facility Tours 5pm-5:20pm: Welcome & Introduction from University of Illinois Extension & Jump Simulation 5:20-6:30pm Breakout Session Rotation Breakout Session 1: Upcycled STEAM Anyone can be a “Maker” with everyday objects you have around the house.  Try out your maker skills in our Upcycled STEAM station.  How many devices can you make out of the supplies provided? Breakout Session 2: Anatomical Skills Demonstration Anatomy and Physiology concepts can be a challenge to learn at any age. Analogy based learning is imbedded in grade school texts through medical texts and clinical practice because it enhances teaching, learning, and memory retention, as well as strengthening…
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Teacher Tuesdays – Developing Critical Thinking Skills Through Games

Teacher Tuesday – Make, Play, Connect -a networking event to spur ideas that teachers can test in their classrooms Developing Critical Thinking Skills with Games Led by Illinois Digital Educators Alliance   Light refreshments will be served. Teacher Tuesdays is a networking event designed to foster peer-to-peer support for learning. Building a learning community around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM)Education for our region. In addition to monthly networking events, we are building an online network Tech Teachers GP –Join our conversation:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TECHTeacherGP/ Teacher Tuesday programming partners include University of Illinois Extension Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit, River City Labs, Greater Peoria EDC, Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Bradley University, Area School Districts, Caterpillar Inc. | Innovation & Technology Development Division, and IDEA-Illinois Digital Educator Alliance.   2019-2020 Teacher Tuesday Scheduled Programs…
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Teacher Tuesdays – Outdoor STEAM Education

Teacher Tuesdays – Outdoor STEAM Education

Explore nature like never before at Forest Park Nature Center! On a short forest hike, our biologist will be your guide to the sounds and sights of the woodland and prairie habitats. You will see what makes the Peoria area so unique in terms of natural features, glimpse some cool native wildlife, and discover ways to incorporate an appreciation for nature into your classroom. Inside the nature center, you'll come face-to-face with a few fascinating native animals that love kids, make classroom visits, and display some impressive adaptations. Our staff will be on hand to answer your questions and discuss how to connect your students with the amazing natural world around them. Enjoy an evening in nature discussing ways to bring nature into your classroom and how to get your…
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Teacher Tuesdays – Libraries in STEAM

Teacher Tuesdays – Libraries in STEAM

Professional Development Units will be available for this event. Libraries are a vital place for informal science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) education for pre-K- 12th-grade students and their families.  This session of Teacher Tuesday will highlight STEAM programming from several libraries.  Come learn how libraries are reaching out to youth and families in formal and informal education settings.  This session is great for other library staff, as well as for teachers and afterschool programmers looking to partner with libraries. Special Addition - Youth Component This month's Teacher Tuesdays includes an invitation for participants to bring their children, ages 6 and older, to participate in their own STEM-related activities. Teacher Tuesdays is a networking event designed to foster peer-to-peer support for learning. Building a learning community around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts…
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Teacher Tuesday

Teacher Tuesdays is a networking event designed to foster peer-to-peer support for learning. Building a learning community around Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math(STEAM)Education for our region. In addition to monthly networking events, we are building an online network Tech Teachers GP –Join our conversation:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/TECHTeacherGP/ Teacher Tuesday programming partners include University of Illinois Extension Fulton-Mason-Peoria-Tazewell Unit, River City Labs, Greater Peoria EDC, Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Bradley University, Morton and East Peoria School Districts, Caterpillar Inc. | Innovation & Technology Development Division, and ICE-HOI Illinois Computing Educators - Heart of Illinois.
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