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Tuesday, December 4 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Swimming with STEM through Children's Literature

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Rapunzel, Rumplestiltskin, a troll and other literary characters will introduce participants to the fun to be had with integrating STEM challenges. All of the 4 C's will be used as participants discover how coding, task challenges, and projects can be integrated with children's books and their characters. The presenters will share their experiences with utilizing the Media Center Makerspace Resource Center as the hub of all of the fun. STEM challenges and activities and materials lists for 7 Folk Tales will be shared.

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Kathy Blades

Instructional Technology Facilitator, Currituck County
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Lisa Rose

Media Specialist, Moyock Elementary School
I have been a K-5 media specialist for 20 years. I love books and children and will do just about anything to get them together. I can't wait to share the fun we've had with all age groups incorporating STEM challenges, Bee Bots, Spheros, coding,and BreakoutEDU into our enjoyment... Read More →

Tuesday December 4, 2018 8:45am - 9:45am EST