Welcome to the 2019 Alaska Cross Content Conference at West High School in Anchorage, AK, October 25th and 26th with follow up activities at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Sunday, October 27th.
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Saturday, October 26 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Featured Speaker Michael DiSpezio: Awesome STEM Activities for the 21st Century Classroom

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Join Michael for a motivating, informative and exciting hands-on session during which you’ll participate in a variety of inexpensive and easy-to-repeat activities for the 21st century elementary school classroom. During this session, you’ll explore the pedagogy changes inherent to 3D teaching and apply them to a variety of activities in both science and engineering. From engineering a paperclip wheel-and-axle to exploring the science of flight, you’ll experience understanding through the facilitation of process experiences. You’ll also explore sound by constructing a variety of instruments that will be used as a landscape on which the SEPs are applied to further understanding in physical science. So why not join Michael for a fun, practical and enlightening workshop from which you’ll leave with a variety of new ideas for teaching science!

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Michael DiSpezio

author and educator, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
From hosting National Geographic broadcasts to shepherding the Discovery Channel to their first Emmy Award nomination, Michael is a globally respected renaissance educator, speaker, TV host and science education author. A former marine biologist, Michael completed his graduate studies... Read More →


Saturday October 26, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm AKDT
West High Library Main Area