The Smithsonian Shares Trends in STEM Education with Washington State Educators

June 17, 2016

Dr. Carol O'Donnell, Director of the Smithsonian Science Education Center discusses the latest national trends in STEM Education with Washington State educators in a series of three-hour workshops hosted throughout Washington State. Topics included the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS); moving ahead with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA); the latest research on the efficacy of the Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform (LASER); and, the expansion of the Smithsonian’s Science and Technology Concepts (STC) K-8 materials.

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