STEM Symposium Focusing on Encouraging More Girls
Chase Niesner | October 30, 2013
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With implementation of the Common Core standards and Next Generation Science Standards in full swing, a symposium in Sacramento next month will bring together teachers, administrators, students and industry professionals to discuss betters ways to develop robust science, technology, and mathematics programs in local schools.
LA Unified is scheduled to make a strong showing, with three featured presentations from district officials. In a joint presentation with NASA, they will highlight how to infuse after-school programs with the engineering and design process by engaging students with “Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles.” They will also discuss the district’s Advanced Placement Boost Program, which has raised district-wide AP testing participation and scores by 8.1 percent and 11.2 percent respectively.
Registration for the symposium is available here.