Children’s Council 
Children’s Council is an affiliate council of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA)

Plan now to present at Children’s Council session in Orlando in 2014. Click on the link below to download a presentation proposal form:
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        Children's Council of ITEEA CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

3:00 – 4:50 p.m. -Children’s Council Executive Meeting

The Children's Council for ITEEA promotes technology education in the elementary grades.


Thursday, March 27, 2014 - CC Professional Development Learning Session

1:00 – 1:50 p.m. -STEAM Across the Curriculum: Teamwork in Unexpected Places
Presenter: Cindy Jones

STEAM across the curriculum is a great way to pull the school and community together to maximize academic learning time and the kids will love it. Join us for some examples including STEM Street sponsored by the Air Force Association with fun hands-on activities like learning math and science with parachutes and rockets.

2:00-2:50 p.m. - Great Lesson Plans STEM from Integration
Presenter: Diana Cantu and Amanda Roberts

Come, reinvigorate your existing lessons! Let's practice building integrated STEM lessons with your current material and discuss how to increase rigor and evaluate student work.

3:00 – 3:50 p.m. Move Your Body: Teaching STEM through Health, Fitness and Sports Technology
Presenter: Laura Hummell

Using problem solving to address STEM topics in physical fitness, health, and sports technology, this session will offer numerous ideas and lessons for elementary teachers. Students love to move and should better understand the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics behind their favorite sports and games. This session will give participants the opportunity to find new ways to integrate this fun and interactive topic into their classrooms.

4:00 – 4:50 p.m. - Children’s Council Business Meeting

The Children Council of the ITEEA (CC) promotes technology education in the elementary grades. Join us at this annual business meeting to map out plans for the next year. Regular members and new members are encouraged to participate.

5:00 – 5:50 p.m. -Children’s Technology and Engineering Magazine Meeting

Children’s Council Professional Development Learning Session

Friday March 28, 2014 - Children's Council Professional Development Learning Sessions

1:00 – 1:50 a.m. Advancing Design Thinking & Creativity with STEM
Presenters: Thomas Roberts and Pamela Chapman

This dynamic, interactive presentation will provide participants with proven strategies to promote the 21st Century skills of creativity and design thinking through integrated STEM activities.

2:00 – 2:50 a.m. - Learning From Failures
Presenter: Kathleen Stansbury

STEM concepts are explored through the study of failed structures. The students discuss the possible causes behind structure failure and discuss materials science, engineering advancements, and tools which improve structures. The students engineer and build structures based on their new knowledge.

3:00 – 3:50 p.m. - Elementary School Students As Creators and Builders
Presenter: Melinda Hoffman-Schwartz

4:00 – 4:50 p.m. - Pop It Up Yet Again!!!
Presenter: Wendi Hobbie

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