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11th Annual iMATHination Conference

January 20, 2017 - 03:30 PM

|$ 450.00
For the past decade, the iMATHination conference has provided educators from all content areas with innovative teaching strategies, new technologies and hands-on approaches to the teaching and learning of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This year's theme is Making Diverse Learning Real in STEM, encouraging diverse learners to engage in and pursue STEM opportunities. CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS: > STEM Maker Fair: Explore a variety of interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and do-it-yourself (DIY) exhibitions in a gallery walk environment. > In-Depth Workshops: Choose three (3) highly interactive sessions focused on math, science and technology with an emphasis on practicality in the classroom. > CenterSpace Showcase: Get an up-close look at CCAS's new maker space for teachers, featuring 3D printers, vinyl cutters, green screens and more! KEYNOTE SPEAKER Dr. Rabiah Mayas, Director of Science and Integrated Strategies Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago CONFIRMED PRESENTERS Adler Planetarium - Inexpensive - and Hackable - Solar Eclipse Activities Field Museum - Building Cross-curricular Connections through Biomechanics Shedd Aquarium - Hop to it!! Amphibian Focused Professional Development Texas Instruments - Intro to Geometry on the TI-Nspire Texas Instruments - Innovative TI Technology for 7-12 Computer Science Chicago Architecture Foundation - Digital Citizenship Through Participatory Design WE.org - STEM Service-Learning with WE Code Create - Power Puppets and Cardboard Switching Animindz - Creating Tomorrow's Geniuses in Digital Arts Scientists for Tomorrow - Promoting S.T.E.A.M. in the classroom through Project Based Learning University of Chicago - Game Changer Chicago - Game Based Learning - Infection City University of Chicago RDCEP - Energy Engineers: A Dynamic Cross-Curricular Energy Experience Illinois State University - CeMaST - Experiencing Aerodynamics Northeastern Illinois University - MSTQE - Scale Factor: Size Matters John Cabey - Using 3D Printing in the Real Classroom Robert Cherry - Using Common Core Math under STEM Joselyn Galvez - Building Bridges Competition Richard Kaplan - Equity Programs that Get Students of Color to Achieve at High Levels- AP Calculus Juan Madrigal - Robotic Generation (VEX Robotics) Clare McCarthy - Isn't Math Really Just a Game? Andreas Mueller - Transformational Geometry: From Polya to Escher Elaine Sanchez - A Crime Has Been Committed... (A Forensics Mystery) Steve Starr - "What's Fair?" Modeling Social and Personal Values through Mathematics Salvador Venegas - Community Organizations as a Vehicle to Learn Advanced Algebra and Statistics


January 20, 2017 - January 21, 2017 - 03:30 PM
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Q Center
1405 North 5th Avenue St.
St. Charles, IL 60174


Center for College Access and Success
REGISTRATION: ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER AND SUBMIT PAYMENT THROUGH imathination.c4cas.org. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Steve Bonomo Math Coordinator, Center for College Access and Success s-bonomoiii@neiu.edu | (312) 563-7214