STEAM Newsletter – Celebrating Native American Heritage Month
November is Native American Heritage Month and is a time to pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans and honor the significant contributions they have made to our society and STEAM. Check out NativeAmericanHeritageMonth.gov! This website has resources for teachers, educators, and our communities to learn more about the heritage and history of American Indians.
As Thanksgiving approaches, we encourage folks to learn about how
Thanksgiving this year! Two ways you can do this is to
What Native Americans Really Think
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Note: Each webinar will include strategies to support a positive Math Identity (e.g., role models, career connections, family connections, literacy connections).
Questions begin a path toward discovery, imagination, and STEM exploration. How can we help youth expand and clarify their thinking and develop their reasoning through the questions we ask them? This module is a great way to train staff on facilitating STEM learning. Experienced educators also love being part of a cohort as a way to connect with other educators across the country, to learn new lesson plans, and to reflect on practice. This is our introductory module and a prerequisite to other opportunities.
The Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation, in collaboration with the California Department of Education and the California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, are pleased to invite STEAM enthusiasts to attend the 11th annual California STEAM Symposium. The symposium will feature breakout and keynote sessions that will focus on nurturing student agency, identity, and inclusion and strengthening the educator workforce, emphasizing the importance of promoting equity in STEAM education.
- Date: February 9-10, 2024
- Location: Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Below is a list of resources to support the field with STEAM Learning Opportunities:
Below are a few resources to support Youth & Families with STEM Activities:
- Puzzle Fun with a Perimeter Magic Triangle – This collection of geometry games is known as the Perimeter Magic Triangle Puzzles. It includes both math and science. These fun activities make it easy to find materials to encourage kids to continue doing the activities at home.