AOPA’s High School Aviation STEM Symposium, presented by American Airlines on November 6 and 7, 2017, is one of the most unique high school STEM gatherings of its kind. Focusing on aviation and aerospace, the symposium brings educators from across the nation to share insights, ideas, and best practices on incorporating aviation STEMprograms into secondary education. This is your chance to get to know leaders in the field. AOPA speakers come with a wealth of experience in multiple areas, including education and the aviation industry. They’ll share lessons learned from experience and provide fresh ideas to take back to your classrooms, from starting an aviation program to building a flight-training program. They’ll also show you how to integrate AOPA’s freeaviationSTEM curriculum into your school. Learn more or register now for early bird pricing.
Each month we publish blogs and several newsletters full of digital learning, funding, professional growth, social media, and STEM resources. Below are items from our blogs and newsletters that educators turned to the most in November.
Quill.comhelps educators launch the new year with fresh lesson plans and activities, as well as products, supplies, and technology to create engaging and positive learning environments. Teachers can put their students’ creativity into high gear with 3D models and other STEM activities. They can brush up on their professional growth efforts (and receive a CE certificate) with relevant webinars on topics such as “Teaching with Technology,” “Tech As a Learning Tool,” and “Creating Brain-Friendly Classrooms.” Quill’s Educator Resource Center grows by the day with sources to enrich STEM projects, grants to expand special programs, and links to access more than 85,000 classroom essentials.
Metaverse – AR Browser by GoMeta makes it easy for anyone to create computer vision, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality experiences without needing to write complex code. Using Metaverse Studio, teachers can create engaging games and interactive quizzes to digitally enhance their curriculum.