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Friday, July 18 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
What about the E in STEM? LIMITED

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This workshop provides an overview of the practice of engineering, including exploration of the mindset of successful engineers and examination of problem-solving techniques and key mathematical concepts often used by engineers in the field. Interactive discussions offer insights into the engineering profession, and give teachers a level of familiarity with common characteristics of engineers. Group activities provide teachers with strategies for naturally incorporating engineering concepts into classroom lessons, which may foster student interest in engineering. A goal of the workshop is to enable teachers to recognize and encourage students with an aptitude and affinity for engineering as a career. Discussions during the workshop address the relationship between engineering concepts and Mathematics Standards. The workshop directly benefits secondary school teachers in mathematics and physical sciences, but is general enough to inform all teachers with an interest in learning about how engineers think and work.


Mark Brockman

Mark L. Brockman is a 2014 Woodrow Wilson Ohio Teaching Fellow attending graduate school at the University of Dayton.  After earning his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Notre Dame and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University, Mark began a 17-year career in the defense industry.  Focusing on first-generation college students and nontraditional students, he pursued... Read More →

Friday July 18, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm

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