New Orleans, Louisiana
March 25-29, 2012
SITE 2013 is the 24th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. This society represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development. SITE is a society of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Tuesday, March 26
Teacher Preparation in Developing 21st Century Workforce
Carolyn Staudt, Concord Consortium
Manorama Talaiver, ITTIP/Longwood University
Padhmanaban Seshaiyar, George Mason University
Joyce Malyn-Smith, EDC
Bonnie Bracey-Sutton, George Lucas Foundation
Jennifer Suh, George Mason University
1:30-2:30 PM, Room 1
In-service/pre-service teacher professional development on integrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning is critical for changes in instructional practices in math and science classrooms in developing the STEM workforce. Each panelist will present the professional development model used by their institutions and reflect on successes, challenges, and research issues related to STEM professional development and interact with the participants to learn from other models. A wikispace will be created for the panelists and the participants to exchange ideas and create content after the conference.