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e-STEM for Tennessee’s Teachers Training Fort Donelson National Battlefield

June 2, 2023 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Join the Cumberland River Compact for a 3-hour professional development session on place-based environment STE(A)M education! You will learn how to use the biodiverse ecosystems of Tennessee’s backyard as an inspiration for your classroom content.

What is e-STEM?

Environmental-STEM is a method of integrating environmental concepts and issues into valuable STEM experiences for your students.

You’ll Learn:

  • The Principles of e-STEM & place-based education and how it applies to your classroom.
  • Local content and examples to support your science content in the K-8 classroom (i.e. Tennessee’s ecosystems, animal adaptations, impacts of erosion, food webs, etc).
  • How to implement the Cumberland River Compact’s e-STEM for Tennessee’s Teachers curriculum in your classroom.
  • Techniques to easily engage your students in science and engineering practices outside (and inside!) the classroom.

You’ll Walk Away With:

  • Standards-aligned lessons for your K-8 classroom.
  • Techniques for teaching outside.
  • An increased confidence in teaching place-based environmental STEM education.
  • Connection to a state-wide network of educators.

Register Here.

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June 2, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Fort Donelson National Battlefield
120 Lock D Rd
Dover, TN 37058 United States
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