The Iowa Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education will feature a workshop on the role of STEM learning in children's development of executive functions at the 2018 Learning Supports Conference. This event will take place on March 2nd at the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center on the campus of Iowa State University. Director, Beth VanMeeteren, and Program Coordinator, Sherri Peterson, will use photos and video to illustrate how teachers effectively support children's development in engaging in conflict resolution. Suggestions for teachers for setting up the classroom environment to support STEM dispositions will be shared. Participants' will actively engage with elements of such an environment to enhance discussion of how high quality STEM experiences nurture social development and STEM habits of mind. This annual conference is sponsored by Iowa Department of Education.
To register, please visit the 2018 Learning Supports Conference website.