Webinar: Building Pathways to Equity Through STEM Programs

10/04/2017 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Grade levels: All Grade Levels

Content areas: Math, STEM

Topics: Robotics, Education Equity, coding

District/Organization: DA Web Seminars

Attend this web seminar to learn some of the keys to building successful and equitable STEM programs that leverage robotics and coding. Two leaders from Boston Public Schools will discuss the district’s “Excellence for All” (EFA) initiative, which aims to empower Boston’s socioeconomically diverse student population by providing access to rigorous curriculum and enrichment opportunities, including cutting-edge STEM learning.

We’ll also be joined by two educators from Frisco ISD in Texas, who will discuss how the district built a successful robotics and STEM program that is significantly impacting student learning and achievement. Our presenters will also discuss some strategies for building pathways to equity through STEM and robotics programs in any school or district.

Topics will include:
• The importance of educational equity in STEM learning
• How robotics can enhance STEM programs
• Keys to implementing STEM learning equitably for all students