Science Online Summit

Gateways to STEM Education

Free Online Event
This event occurred on October 23, 2018 3:00 PM EDT and is only accessible to those who originally registered.
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Education Week offers you a big-picture look at how states, districts, and schools can overcome the obstacles that prevent more students from succeeding in STEM as they progress through school.

In this virtual event, Education Week journalists and guests will staff online “discussion” rooms on a host of topics, including the challenge of providing strong early STEM experiences, controversies over high school math tracking, and the ongoing challenge of implementing new science standards.

Join them on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, from 1 to 3 p.m. ET, for a deep dive into STEM education in your schools. This Online Summit provides you a unique opportunity to directly interact with reporters and STEM practitioners and experts and to watch a livestreamed series of interviews after the chat to synthesize core themes.

Event Video

STEM: In Conversation With Education Week


1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Rethinking Math Remediation

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

Teaching Early-Grades Science

1:00–2:30 p.m. ET

New Science Standards, New Curriculum?

1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

The Link Between STEM and Careers

1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Detracking Math Classes

1:00-2:30 p.m. ET

Move Over, Calculus. Stats Is on the Rise

2:30–3:00 p.m. ET

Final Reporter Wrap-up

Diane J. Briars
Past President National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Jacey Cavanagh
Founder and Principal Tiber Strategies LLC
Christopher Daniel
STEM Teacher Woodward Park Middle School, Columbus, Ohio
Peter McLaren
Executive Director, Next Gen Education, LLC
Julie Neidhardt
Lead Science Teacher Hutchens Elementary School, Mobile, Ala.
Connie Richardson
Manager, Higher Education Course Programs The Charles A. Dana Center, University of Texas at Austin
Christine Anne Royce
President National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Angela Torres
Math Content Specialist San Francisco Unified School District
David Upegui
Science Teacher Central Falls High School, R.I., and Adjunct Professor of Biology, University of Rhode Island’s college of education
Shameka Williams
Project-Based Learning Coach Charles R. Drew Charter School, Atlanta
Catherine Gewertz was a writer for Education Week who covered national news and features.
Benjamin Herold was a contributing writer who covered learning environments and ed-tech issues for Education Week.
Liana Loewus was an assistant managing editor for Education Week who oversees news coverage of teaching and learning.
Stephen Sawchuk is an assistant managing editor for Education Week, leading coverage of teaching, learning, and curriculum.
Sarah D. Sparks covers education research, data, and the science of learning for Education Week.
Madeline Will is a reporter for Education Week who covers the teaching profession.
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Education Week can provide 1 hour of Professional Development credit for online summits if the educator attends live. A Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you shortly after the summit has ended. On demand viewing of a summit cannot be used for credit. As with all professional development hours delivered, Education Week recommends each educator verify ahead of the online summit that the content will qualify for professional development in your school, district, county, or state with your supervisor, human resources professional, and/or principal or superintendent’s office.