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SciGirls Workshop for Educators Working with 4-8th Graders

Learn how to engage your students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through PBS Kids SciGirls!SciGirls is a PBS Kids television series out to change how tweens think about science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM! In each episode, join bright, curious real girls in putting STEM to work. Then check out the website to play games, watch episodes, share projects, and connect with other SciGirls in a totally safe social networking environment!SciGirls Trainings integrate inquiry-based STEM instruction with a commitment to gender equity. Educators attending SciGirls Trainings will learn the latest research for exciting and engaging girls (and boys) in STEM; experience hands-on STEM activities; and gain access to free materials for hands-on, video-enhanced activities that put a creative twist on teaching STEM. Participants will learn how to bring PBS Learning Media into their classrooms, after-school and summer programs.WHO: Educators working with 4th-8th grade studentsWHEN: January 16, 2017 8:30 am – 3 pmWHERE: WSKG Studios 601 Gates Road Vestal NY 13850REGISTER HERE: SciGirls WorkshopThe training is provided at no cost, but space is limited.Please bring a bag lunch. Participants will receive 6 hrs CTLE professional development credits through theTeacher Center of Broome County.  This workshop will be presented by a Subject Area Representative from the Science Teachers Association of New York State.Questions? Contact Nancy Coddington- SciGirls Trainer ncoddington@wskg.org