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Register Now: STEM to Read Workshops

Still time to register  to attend a free, one-day professional development workshop with EXPLORA!Stem to Read

ABQ’s date is full, but there is plenty of space at Artesia and Taos! These workshops are open to all library staff and any early literacy community partners your library works with (Head Start, museums, etc…)

*Registration is Required*
Visit this link to Sign up: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/STEMtoRead2015

The State Library is continuing its early literacy initiative called STEM to Read. In this exciting  professional development opportunity, Explora! Museum in Albuquerque will travel the state delivering workshops focusing on incorporating STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) concepts into story times and programming for the littlest learners. It should be very fun and interactive (Explora always is!), and the workshop will be highlighting the importance of learning through play!

Albuquerque: *Registration is Full*

Artesia: Tuesday, April 21 @ Artesia Public Library

Taos: Tuesday, May 5 @ Taos Public Library

Mark your calendars! Come and learn how to fuse science, technology, engineering & math in your pre-k storytimes and get parents involved in teaching STEM concepts to their kids.

More details on the workshops and pre-registration are to follow later this week. Questions in the meantime? Contact Ryanne Cooper.

Thank you to Explora! and host libraries Artesia Public Library and Taos Public Library.

Agenda

8:30-9:00 am            Check In
9:00 – 9:10 am         Welcome
9:10-10:10 am          Introduction to Inquiry
10:10-10:25 am        Break
10:25-11:10 pm        How Children Learn and Early Learning Guidelines
11:10-12:00 pm        Guided facilitation of a book and corresponding science activities
12:00-1:00 pm          Lunch on your own
1:00-2:15 pm            Group Work: Develop your own activity with assigned book
2:15-2:30 pm            Last Minute Questions/Feedback and Raffle of books

 

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