Webinar Ideas


Closed/Open - Fellows Only
  • Wiki, "Wonderful World of Wikis", Webinar open to School/District
  • Google Apps : Instructional Strategies - Research, Collaboration, Classroom Management
  • RSS - Powering Up your PLN
  • Follow-up Webinar with Lodge - Process of Classroom Integration - Metacognition
  • A STEMulating Discovery - Overview of DE Suite.
  • Danny Forster -
  • First Robotics - Dean Kamen(founder)
  • Dr. Pat Galloway - Civil Engineering
  • How to create a STEM club
  • Grant writing
  • Top Ten STEM competitions
  • More specifics about the other Siemens programs (maybe with coaches/teachers who have been through programs)
  • Round table sharing (accountability) Check in Quarterly
  • How to USE Webex (a handout... obviously NOT via Webex)
  • How to network with Industry/Govt Sources
  • Repeat Thursday's Sessions so that we can "get" what we missed
  • Collaborative Project Updates
  • Other Teachers' Projects with Success to Share with Administrators to Demonstrate power of Activity
  • How STEM Fellows are Impacting Education within Educational Community
  • Teacher Prep Program Creation
  • Fellows Presentations to Other Educators on Classroom Tools or Other Ideas as Opportunity for Educators within Fellows Districts
  • Bring Back Policy Makers NAS, NASA, EPA, DOE for Webinar to refresh thoughts on teacher needs
  • Student Sharing from interactions with Team Projects
  • Overview for - Set Up Blog, Google Tools, RSS Aggregator, Wiki Follow-up
  • "How to" be an ambassador?
  • How to navigate and utilize the Discovery Education Website



Notes from Q & A
  • Way to continue the conversation: Alumni section on website
  • Publicity package
  • Collaboration with camps and organizations that are already doing good STEM work
  • "One Stop Shopping" list of resources on website
  • Add a "links" list to the website (or maybe a link to a Diigo/Delicious group so that all can share links?)
  • Connecting Fellows to local contacts at organizations and universities
  • Contact information (who do they contact at Discovery/Siemens when they have an idea or a need support)
  • Utilizing Alumni to review applications, draft agenda, draft application for next years applicants
  • Bring in Students to discuss how the participation of their teachers have affected them
  • Create a "STEM-tor" program
  • What are the possibilities for "Part 2"?
  • Create an Op-Ed from feedback to be shared back in local community
  • Add the "How to be an ambassador" piece to agenda next year
  • Presentation packages for school boards and conferences
  • "Branded" sign to put up in the classroom (like a website badge) that identifies them as a fellow
  • How can the alumni assist Siemens with the policy makers? (testify at discussions etc...)
  • A letter tailored to the Superintendents or Board of Ed that expressed what the teacher has accomplished (if sent to the Board, it will be read at the meeting as "correspondence"
  • How much would it cost to have someone from the team come and do PD in our district? With whom do we set that up?