2018 DR K-12 PI Meeting

Washington, DC
June 6-8, 2016
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The 2018 DRK–12 PI Meeting will examine how the collective work of DRK–12 and STEM+C projects can transform the STEM landscape for all students, focusing on the intersecting domains of broadening participation, STEM and computer science disciplines, and technological innovations.

Thursday, June 7

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM, Wilson C

Dan DamelinData Are Everywhere—and Now, So Is Data Science Education. Learn How This Affects You!

Dan Damelin, Chad Dorsey, William Finzer, Sherry Hsi, Janice Mokros, Andee Rubin, William Tally

Hear from four projects grappling with what it means to engage learners in data science, both integrated into STEM subjects and stand-alone, and discuss the potential challenges.

2:15 PM – 3:45 PM, Wilson C

Chad DorseyFrom Pilots to Products: Sustained Dissemination of Curriculum, Software, and Hardware at Scale

Meltem Alemdar, Chad Dorsey, Douglas Edwards, Jason Freeman, William Finzer, Marion Usselman

Plan how to broadly disseminate, maintain, and sustain the products of your DRK–12 and/or STEM+C project. Learn about common models, and share your own ideas and experiences.

Friday, June 8

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM, Hoover

Designing for Broader Access: Considerations in Providing Opportunities for Students to Create Computational Models

Dan Damelin, Joseph Krajcik

This session explores the kinds of obstacles students encounter when creating computational models and potential approaches for addressing these issues.

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