Teaching STEM in a Pandemic: Hybrid and Virtual Learning: STEM Was Always Ready For Virtual Instruction; We Just Didn’t Know It

May 19, 2021 @ 6:00PM (EST)

Project-based learning has always been an integral part of STEM education. It provides students the opportunity to experience the design process, be creative, set individual goals, and solve problems using the resources available to them. Virtual learning has been a challenge for all educators, but find out how this STEM department found success combining project-based learning strategies and new web-based programs that improved communication and provided equal access to all students during the pandemic.

 

Connor Henderson is a high school teacher of Design & Technology at the School Districts of the Chathams in Morris County, NJ. He currently teaches three levels of Video Production courses but has previously taught Multimedia Design and Website Design. Connor earned his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Technology Education and Masters in Education from The College of New Jersey.

 

 

Jason Mariano is a 20+ year teacher of technology education and has been a part of the School District of the Chathams for 11 of those years.

 

Julianna Ryan is a high school teacher of Design & Technology at the School Districts of the Chathams in Morris County, NJ. Over the past seven years she has worked with her colleagues to develop vertical articulation between the middle and high school design and robotics courses. Julianna earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Technology Education from The College of New Jersey and a Masters of Education in Technology Education from California University of PA.