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2015 NCGS Conference - Post Conference Materials

To download a PDF version of the complete program for the 2015 NCGS Conference, From STEM to STEAM: Girls' Schools Leading the Way, click here.

Monday, June 22, 2015

PRE-CONFERENCE SESSIONS
Secret Team Enrollment Agents and Marketers (STEAM for School Admission Professionals): The Importance of Managing and Empowering Your Faculty, Staff, Administration, and Board as Integral Members of Your Recruitment and Retention Strategies
Steeped in Learning: The Student Experience at All-Girls Schools
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Reshma Saujani: Workforce of the Future
BREAKOUT SESSIONS A
Assessing the Subjective in STEAM Courses
Don't Forget Your Armor-Clad Bikini: Why and How Should We Change Girls' Perceptions of Online Gaming?
Drawing and Videomaking as STEAM Pursuits
Incorporating Ethics into STEM Education
Inspiring High School Girls by Saving Endangered Species: Robotics Take Flight
It Takes Water to Make STEAM: The Hutchison School Lake Project
Science Across Disciplines
What Keeps You Up at Night? An Allegation of Sexual Misconduct, Past or Present
BREAKOUT SESSIONS B
Creating Relevant Learning Opportunities During Design and Construction Projects
Infusing the Arts into STEM Instruction: Strategies to Support Creative Problem-Solvers

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Maria Klawe: Giving More Girls Access to Tech Careers
Dorothy Bennett and Amy Leidtke: Advocating for Irresistible Girl-Powered STEAM Learning
BREAKOUT SESSIONS C
Keys to Success of Thriving 17-Year Old Hathaway Brown Research Program
Stone Ridge "Triple Tech Team (T3)" Engineering/Design Project
Top Strategies from Australia to Integrate STEAM and STEM in Mathematics and Science Teaching
INSPIRE! SESSIONS I
All Teachers Teach Writing: Writing Practice in the Science Classroom
Girls as Change Agents
Girls in the Great Outdoors
Music + Geography + Writing = Relevant and Enriched Math Instruction
STEM@emma: Small Groups Exploring Big Ideas
What To Do (and NOT To Do) When Launching a STEAM Initiative
HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS
The "A" in STEAM is Awareness – The Role of Meditation and Mindfulness in STEAM Education
Bringing GIS - Geographic Information System - to the Classroom
A Chair Affair: Exploring Form and Function through a Chair Design Project
C.F I. Cool Forensics Investigation
Getting Hands-on with the Maker Movement
Girls Rock the Blocks
Inquiry and Literacy for Grades 3-5 Science: A Perfect Pair for Making Meaning of the Natural World
Tower Activity: The Engineering Design Process
Using iPads to support Design, Make, Play in STEM
Using Robots to Teach Something More Than Robotics

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

TRANSGENDER SESSION

Click here to access materials from the session "Transgender Students at Girls' Schools: A Training and Discussion" along with several additional resources, which are available on the NCGS Transgender Resources webpage.

BREAKOUT SESSIONS D
FIRST Robotics: Engaging Girls in STEM
To Flip or Not to Flip – Experiences from the History and Mathematics Classrooms
INSPIRE! SESSIONS II
Archaeology: Digging Up the Past
Exploring Wearable Technologies
Inspiring Service-Learning Design for Middle School Students
Prototyping to Programming and Everything in Between
STEAM Class - Anything Goes!
STEAM in the Early Childhood Outdoor Classroom
"Through his glaz'd Optic Tube": An Ultimate Guided Tour into Milton's Paradise Lost