Early(Childhood( STEM(Conference

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Early(Childhood( STEM(Conference
Early(Childhood(
STEM(Conference(
(
Saturday,(November(1,(2014(
8:30am(–(12:30pm(
(
Endicott(College(
376(Hale(Street(
Beverly,(MA(01915(
(
JudgeNGerrish(Building(
(
$15(per(person/$10(for(members(of(NAEYC(
Presented(by:(
&
Spend(the(morning(networking(with(colleagues((
and(learning(about(Best(Practices(in(STEM((
for(children(ages(2(N8.(
(
8:30(–(9:00(
(
9:00(–(10:00(
Schedule(for(the(Morning:(
(
(((Registration(and(Light(Breakfast(
(Keynote(–(“STEM(Through(the(Eyes(of(a(
Child”(Johanna(BoothNMiner(
Come(explore(the(wonder(and(curiosity(STEM(
holds(for(children.((Look(through(their(lens(and(
investigate(how(a(child(constructs(STEM(
concepts.((Leave(inspired(to(promote(children’s(
curiosity(and(wonder(for(exploration.(STEM(is(an(
opportunity(to(excite(and(challenge(children(to(
think(on(a(higher(level,(not(as(a(burden(for(
them,(let’s(put(the(“F”(word((fun!)(back(in(
teaching(these(concepts(moment(to(moment.(
(
Johanna(BoothNMiner(is(the(owner(and(director(of(
Live(&(Learn(Early(Learning(Center(in(Lee,(New(
Hampshire.(She(holds(a(Bachelor(of(Science(degree(in(
Early(Childhood(Education,(a(New(Hampshire(
Credential(as(a(Master(Professional(Workshop(
Trainer(and(a(Mentor(Consultant.(Her(areas(of(
expertise(include(STEM,(social(and(emotional(
development,(curriculum,(child,(family(and(
community(engagement,(diversity,(communication(
and(teambuilding.(
10:00(–(11:00(( Visit(Vendor(Tables(and(view(live(
demonstrations(from(iRobot,(North(Andover(
Public(Schools,(Endicott(College(Education(
Department,(Museum(of(Science,(and(more!(
11:15(–(12:30(( Workshops(–(see(next(page(for(descriptions.(
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Workshop(Descriptions(
ECEN1( Full(Steam(Ahead(
(
Presenter:(Beth(Fredericks,(Boston(Children’s(Museum(
(
The(presentation(includes(handsNon(STEM(activities,(why(
there(is(urgency(to(the(STEM(early(education(agenda,(
programming(for(STEM(at(home,(in(family(child(care(
homes,(centerNbased(care(and(in(cultural(institutions(of(
informal(learning.(Workshop(participants(will(have(
opportunities(to(be(actively(involved(and(to(come(away(
with(strategies(for(practical(application(in(their(
programs.((Content(includes(science,(technology,(
engineering(and(math(for(children(zero(to(five(years(of(age.(
(
ECEN2(( TEACHING(IN(THE(DIRT:(STEAM(Power(
Presenter:(Victoria(Hackett,(Programs(for(Educators,(
Beverly,(MA(
Teach(STEAM(Outside!(Learn(how(to(reconnect(children(
with(nature.(The(STEAM(Power(mini(workshop(explores(
science,(technology,(engineering,(art(and(math(activities(
that(are(inspired(by(natureNbased(children's(books.(This(
jamNpacked(workshop(offers(hands(onNminds(on(ideas,(
resources(and(STEAM(outdoor(curriculum(for(toddlers(and(
preschoolers.((
(
ECEN3( Playing(with(STEM:(How(playNbased(explorations(support(
Science,(Technology,(Engineering(and(Math(
(
Presenters:(Alicia(Palombo(&(Tracey(Trask,((
Kids’(Connection,(South(Hamilton,(MA(
(
This(interactive(workshop(offers(a(handsNon(exploration(of(
a(variety(of(classroom(activities(that(support(STEM(learning(
with(accommodations(for(all(children.(Samples(of(
documentation(of(children’s(work(will(be(displayed.(
Participants(will(receive(an(extensive(list(of(resources.(
PKN2( Cool(and(Practical(Robots(
(
Presenter:(Lisa(Freed,(iRobot(
iRobot(makes(practical(robots(which(are(changing(the(
world.(From(revolutionizing(how(you(clean(your(home,(
to(protecting(our(troops(from(danger,(to(enabling(
remote(workers(to(more(personally(collaborate(
throughout(the(workplace,(their(robots(are(making(
everyday(life(simpler,(and(safer.(
(
1&2NA( Kaleidoscopes*(
Presenter:(Brenda(Hedden,(Literacy(Specialist(and(
Moderate(Special(Needs(Teacher(
Participants(will(receive(a(kaleidoscope(kit(that(can(
make(six(types(of(kaleidoscopes(and(contains(handouts(
with(kaleidoscope(information,(core(curriculum(
resources,(sample(lesson(plans,(and(sample(vocabulary(
development(worksheets(and(suggestions(for(
assessment.(((
(
*(There(is(an(additional($25(materials(fee(for(this(
workshop(
(
1&2NB( Legos,(Literature(and(Problem(Solving(
(
Presenter:(Lea(Franklin,(Glover(School(
This(workshop(will(be(aimed(at(helping(you(to(
incorporate(critical(thinking,(problem(solving,(
imagination(and(team(building(into(your(classroom(
while(still(meeting(the(standards.(Educators(will(have(
the(opportunity(to(become(familiar(with(product(
development(and(explore(children’s(literature(to(
identify(problems(and(engineer(solutions.(
(
st
nd
Key:(ECE(=(2N5(years,(1&2(=(1 (&(2 (grade,(PKN2(=(PreNKNGrade(2(
!
Directions(to(Endicott(College(
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From(Route(128(North((Exit(45(on(Route(95):(Take(Exit(17(
(Grapevine(Road,(Beverly(Farms).(Turn(right(off(the(exit(ramp(
and(right(again(after(1.5(miles(onto(Haskell(Street((by(the(
cemetery).(Proceed(to(the(end,(at(stop(sign,(turn(right(onto(Hale(
StreetNRoute(127.(Travel(1.5(miles(on(Route(127(to(Endicott(
College.(The(main(entrance(is(the(second(entrance(on(the(right.(
(
From(Route(128(South:(Take(Exit(17((Grapevine(Road,(Beverly(
Farms).(Turn(left(off(the(exit(ramp(and(follow(directions(above.(
(
From(Boston:(Follow(Route(IN93(North(to(IN95(North(to(Exit(45,(
Route(128(North,(toward(Gloucester.(Follow(the(directions(
above(from(Route(128(North.(
(
Follow(signs(for(conference(parking.(
(
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Endicott(College(!(376(Hale(Street(!(Beverly,(MA(01915(
www.endicott.edu(
Registration(
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Conference(Cost($15,($10(for(members(of(NAEYC(
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Name:(_______________________________________________(
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Phone(Number:(_______________________________________(
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NAEYC(membership(number((if(applicable):(_________________(
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Conference(Registration((
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$25(Materials(Fee( (
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*for(kaleidoscope(workshop(only(
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Total(Enclosed((
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Mail(checks(payable(to(Essex(County(AEYC(and(
registration(form(to( (
Cindy(Hayes((((
200(Highland(Ave((((
Lowell,(MA(01851(
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Questions:([email protected]!

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