2016 Symposium

2016 Keynote - Dr. Jodi Haney
BGSU, Professor Emeritus

STEM Assessment: When the whole is greater than the sum of its parts!

After teaching middle and high school science in the public schools for nearly a decade, Jodi Haney spent the next 20+ years on faculty at Bowling Green State University. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Toledo with a focus in science and middle childhood education and educational psychology. Haney, recently retired, serves as a Professor Emeritus at BGSU with a joint appointment in the College of Education and Human Development and in the College of Arts and Sciences. She has taught numerous science education courses, curriculum courses, technology courses, and courses in environmental sustainability. A productive grant writer, Jodi earned over 20 million dollars in local, state, and federal funding to support science and environmental education programs in K-12 schools throughout the region. Dr. Haney has authored over 30 peer-reviewed publications, made over 50 scholarly presentations, and has served as an educational consultant to well over 100 Ohio schools. Haney believes that teaching is the essence of her identity. She is passionate about her role to inspire joy and the love of learning through active, engaged, and authentic experiences both within the classroom and in the local community.

2016 Program (pdf)

2016 Resources:

Keynote: STEM Assessment: When the whole is greater than the sum of its parts!
Presented by: Dr. Jodi Haney, BGSU, Professor Emeritus

Presentation Slides  

Assessing Student Success

Engineering Lessons and Resources for Grades K-5
Presented by: Bob Claymier & Terry Claymier, STEM is Elementary

"STEM is Elementary" resources

From Frankenstein to Robotics: Team Teaching and Collaboration Between STEM & English
Presented by: Tyler Bruns & Becky Rice, Gahanna Lincoln High School, & Emilio Duran, Bowling Green State University

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The Chemistry of Art
Presented by: Elizabeth Wise, Lourdes University

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Shrinky Dinks Activity

STEM Care Instructions - Turn Inside Out
Presented by: Meg Draeger, Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School

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Big Picture of STEM, Context, Statistics, News, and Research

How does one decide what to believe when one is not an expert?
Presented by: Raymond Heitger, Bowling Green State University & Andrea Milner, Adrian College

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Why Believe Experts URLs

Exploring Rain Gardens and Water Quality through Science and Civics
Presented by: Marilyn DuFour, Toledo Division of Environmental Services & Jamie Kochensparger, Lucas County Soil & Water Conservation District

Presentation Slides

Presentation Slides with notes

Rain Garden Initiative Science & Civics Presentation Agenda

History of Water Pollution Events

History of Water Pollution Legislation

Rain Garden Resources Handout

Science & Civics Walk Through The Guide