STEM Studio - TGR Foundation
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
11:00AM - 5:00PM
$65 per person - includes lunch and all materials
Presenter: David Tong, Director, TGR EDU: Create, TGR Foundation, Irvine, CA
DESIGN. INNOVATE. COLLABORATE. Imagine a place where creativity and innovation are paramount. Where teachers take on the role of students, delving into hands-on STEM activities. A place where inquiry-based learning leads to real-world applications. Where like-minded educators gather to collaborate and take risks. This is STEM Studio: an immersive experience in STEM education based on a transformational educational philosophy facilitated by TGR EDU: Create.
Join us in this pre-conference session to explore strategies that will enhance your curricula and prepare your students for careers in STEM. In STEM Studio, educators will:
- Experience new instructional practices through the lens of the student and incorporate these student-centered strategies to enhance their existing curricula
- Collaborate with other like-minded educators for feedback and continued growth
- Learn how to facilitate interdisciplinary learning environments that allow students to practice and apply professional skills
- Explore free and engaging resources at TGR EDU: Explore to facilitate hands-on, inquiry-based STEM and college access activities
About TGR EDU: Create
David Tong is the Director of TGR EDU: Create, TGR Foundation’s educator training program dedicated to broadening access to high-quality learning environments and unlocking student potential. Our educator opportunities incorporate interdisciplinary approaches with content focused on STEM, college access and career connections. Continuous learning through in-person training and a collaborative online digital community will allow educators to adapt effective inquiry-based, student-centered pedagogy to emphasize positive youth development and student empowerment.
TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity For more than 20 years, TGR Foundation has worked to create a world where opportunity is universal and potential is limitless. With an unwavering commitment to impact an entire generation, our mission is to empower students to pursue their passions through education. We are pioneers in positive youth development, encouraging self-advocacy skills in young people. Our programs foster a growth mindset, instilling in students the strength and skills to persevere and define their own path. Through our award-winning STEM curricula, college-access programs, digital platforms, and educator professional development, TGR Foundation offers underrepresented students the resources and support needed to thrive in school and beyond.
Visit TGRFoundation.org for more information.