June 23-26, 2019
ISTE 2019 is the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. It’s also the place to get connected to the brightest minds in edtech, then network with them all year long.
Monday, June 24
Integrating Computational Thinking Into the Middle School Science Classroom
Meridith Bruozas (Argonne National Labs), Nanette Dietrich (Millersville University of Pennsylvania), Carolyn Staudt
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, 121AB
Funded by the National Science Foundation, this curriculum design project integrates computational thinking (CT) practices into an inquiry-driven middle school weather unit in order to better understand how the integration of CT impacts students’ understanding of weather concepts and influences students’ abilities to adopt a CT mindset.
Tuesday, June 25
Computational Thinking in STEM from Preschool to High School: Research and Practice
4:45 PM – 5:45 PM, 126AB
Learn how to integrate computational thinking and modeling into math and science from three innovative NSF projects. See how students across the grades develop strategies for understanding and solving problems in a way that leverages the power of technological methods to experiment, make, develop, and test solutions.
Wednesday, June 26
Teaching Environmental Sustainability Using Model My Watershed
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM, 115B
Learn about Model My Watershed, a visually engaging, free, web-based application that invites students and teachers to explore, model, and evaluate the condition of their local watershed using real data and a scientifically valid watershed model.