Toward Integrated STEM Education: Developing A Research Agenda

Committee on Integrated STEM Education September 2011 Meeting

Event Details
National Academies Keck Center
Washington DC
Greg Pearson
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Meeting 1
Keck Center of the National Academies
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September 27, 2011  
 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Margaret Honey and Committee
 9:30 a.m. Overview of the Project and Statement of Task
Greg Pearson, NAE; Heidi Schweingruber, NRC
 10:00 a.m.  Break
 10:15 a.m. The Project in Context
Michael Feder, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy:  Update on study of federal STEM education efforts

Natalie Nielsen, NRC Board on Science Education:  Summary of report on successful STEM education

Heidi Schweingruber, NRC Board on Science Education:  Framework for K-12 Science Education
 12:00 p.m.  Lunch
 1:00 p.m. Preliminary Report on the Literature Review
Susan Burger, David Heil and Associates

Ken Welty, University of Wisconsin-Stout (formal STEM education)
Cary Sneider, Portland State University (informal STEM education)
Christopher Schunn and Eli Silk, University of Pittsburgh  (cognitive/learning sciences)
 2:30 p.m. Preliminary Communications and Outreach Plan
Greg Pearson, NAE
 3:00 p.m. Break
 3:15 - 5:00 Closed Session
 September 28, 2011  
 8:30 a.m.  Welcome from NAE President Charles M. Vest
 8:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Closed Session
 12:00 p.m.  Adjourn