Submit a program/workshop proposal for the 2020 HASTI Annual Conference, February 9 - 11, 2020 at the Wyndham - Indianapolis West Conference Center. The theme of the conference is:
All IN: Sharing the Vision for Indiana Science Education.
Five strands are identified for this conference.
This year's strands include:
ALL IN for Science Education
Presentations in this strand should address K-12 Indiana Science Standards in topic areas such as Physics, Life Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Education, or Earth and Space Science and can include, but are not limited to; hands-on materials, examples, lesson ideas, best practices, and modeling.
ALL IN for Science and Technology
Presentations in this strand will address ways to incorporate technology in order to enhance science instruction and improve student engagement and access to learning. Presentations may include but are not limited to; utilizing augmented reality, computer simulations, use of technology to access phenomena, applications for student science presentations, Google Classroom, and utilizing virtual field trips.
ALL IN for Science and Engineering
Presentations in this strand will focus on the integration of science concepts through Engineering opportunities including, but not limited to; Makerspace and Robotics challenges, engineering lesson plans, hands-on materials, engineering challenges, etc.
ALL IN for Interdisciplinary STEM
Presentations in this strand will provide examples and ideas for teachers to incorporate science concepts and STEM in other curricular areas and may include sessions on Genius Hour, Project-based learning, STEM careers, community projects, authentic problem solving, and ideas for promoting 21st Century Skills or ideas for Indiana STEM School certification.
ALL IN for Computer Science
Presentations in the strand will address various CS learning opportunities across grade levels and ways to incorporate CS standards across the curriculum. Sessions may include coding applications, game development, examples of curriculum and materials, programming, etc. Preference will be given to presentations that integrate science topics and concepts.
New guidelines have been established for session proposals. Read carefully the descriptions provided to determine what category to submit proposals. Each presenter is limited to submitting a maximum of two proposals.
Deadline for submission is: September 14, 2019. Any proposal submitted after September 14 will be placed on a wait list.
This year's program managers are Dawn Bick and Lori White.