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HI-TEC 2020: Engaging Industry Interest in K-12 Educator’s Students
July 29 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Enjoy this viewing of our presentation for this year’s Virtual Hi-Tec (High Impact Technology Exchange) Conference taking place online July 29-30, 2020. HI-TEC is produced by the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (NSF ATE) community.
Engaging Industry Interest in K-12 Educator’s Students
Kelly Fahrenkopf and Mary Ann Nickloy–SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Wondering how to engage K-12 educators with your content? This session will discuss best practices in instructional design for K-12 educators. The session will focus on specific pedagogy to increase K-12 engagement while decreasing anxiety educators may feel about unfamiliar technologies. Additionally, we will discuss strategies for addressing and troubleshooting many of the obstacles that keep K-12 educators from engaging in technology instruction, including financial obstacles, time management, lack of familiarity with emerging technologies, and evaluation. Finally, we will discuss supports that can be offered that might be the final push to get K-12 educators involved in your center’s content