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Using Build Challenges to Teach and Apply the STEM Design Process

December 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


In this webinar, attendees will learn about an innovative STEM design process as well as opportunities to apply it through specialized build challenges. This hands-on method of teaching involves identifying the design problem, exploring it, planning, creating, and testing. Webinar participants will try out the process as a “student” and then reflect and collaborate to plan on using it in their own spaces, whether in a classroom, media center/library, after school activity, service learning opportunity, and at various age groups. Attendees are asked to bring about 10 sheets of printer paper, some scotch tape, and a pair of scissors to the webinar, as well as a willingness to participate.

Dan Mostyn

Having spent a decade teaching science, technology, and engineering courses at the high school level, Dan Mostyn has a lot to share with other educators. Using his background in engineering, along with degrees in education from Northwestern University and Governors State University, Dan has taught in the private and public sectors as well as urban and suburban schools. He believes that students can do amazing things when equipped with STEM skills, guided by a passionate teacher, and the freedom to be creative.


December 14
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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IL United States


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