Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — S-T-E-M Workshops Galore at the 2019 School’s Out, Make It Count Conference!

| September 10, 2019

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S-T-E-M Workshops Galore at the 
2019 School’s Out, Make It Count Conference!
 
We have an outstanding STEM workshop lineup for the 2019 School’s Out, Make It Count Conference! Join us Saturday, October 19 for these informative STEM sessions (and much more!): 
  • Integration of Outdoor STEM Experiential Learning – Mobile STEM Discovery Lab 
  • Sneaky STEAM: Carnival of Creativity 
  • Integrating Drama and Kinesthetic Learning into the STEM Classroom 
  • Teaching Girls to Code and Change the World 
  • Rock ’em, Sock ’em Robots 
  • Using Rangolee Art in Elementary Math Education 
  • Start a Robotics OST 
  • Inspire Innovation through STEM 
  • Things That Fly 
  • STEM Ready-Problem Solving with a Purpose 
  • 3…2…1…Countdown to Rocketry
Check out the complete descriptions of all 55 of our conference workshops and get registered on our website here.
SEDL Afterschool Training Toolkit
 
The Afterschool Training Toolkit is available online free of charge thanks to the SEDL / American Institutes for Research. Find ideas for STEM programming, complete with research-based practices, sample lessons, videos and resources to support implementation in your program. 
 
 
VerMoney: Teaching Financial Literacy in Afterschool
By Beth Pearce, Vermont State Treasurer
Repost from Afterschool Snack

As a State Treasurer, my job is to serve as the state’s banker, managing resources and ensuring sound money practices. Our office’s top priority is for every Vermonter to achieve a lifetime of financial well-being. One of the ways we act to achieve this goal is by promoting financial literacy. Education in the afterschool space is an important part of our strategy to provide Vermonters with the tools to increase their financial capability. Being “financially literate” means having the knowledge, skills, and habits to successfully manage your money. To encourage financial literacy, we work with educators to help students develop these skills early in their education. Our office annually develops original curriculum and content for schools so students can learn concepts like entrepreneurship, budgeting, saving, investing, and more. In 2018, we partnered with local afterschool experts to launch a new financial education program called VerMoney.

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