Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) – The Basics

Description:
STEM – What is it and why is it important to educate children in our libraries and schools? What is our role and what can you do to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Math? This one-hour webinar will provide you with a general background you will need to take the hands-on workshop (on January 22, 2014) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) for Your Library.

Academic Library staff will be interested in this workshop because You will identify the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for students in your library. You will walk away with a guideline on how to provide programming for multiple ages and intelligences.

Public Library staff will find this training beneficial because you will identify ways to support the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for children in your library, especially when their school library closes for the day. You will walk away with a guideline on how to provide programming for multiple ages and intelligences.

School Librarians and Media Specialists will leave this workshop with a guideline on how to provide programming for multiple ages and intelligences. You will strengthen your knowledge of the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for children in the library.

Special Libraries will be interested in this workshop because you will identify the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for children in the library. You will walk away with a guideline on how to provide programming for multiple ages and intelligences.

Location: Web Based Training

Presenter: Angela Young

Other Information:
Angela Young is currently the Head of the Children’s Department at Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna, Ohio, and previously worked as a Youth Services Librarian for the Lorain Public Library System in North Ridgeville, Ohio. She began her career in libraries in 2001 and began instructing online courses for Association of Library Services to Children (ALSC) a division of the American Library Association (ALA). The courses “Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) Made Easy” and ”Out of This World Youth Programming” and were developed into multiple presentations on the subject matter. Ms. Young has presented at many workshops for the Northeast Regional Library System as well as the Ohio Library Council.

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