Welcome! You are invited to join a webinar on November 28, 2017

Columbia College Chicago, Associate Professor, Marcelo Caplan will be presenting his thoughts on what is Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), and how we can incorporated in Latin America. The webinar will be on November 28th, 2017 at 3:00pm CT. This complimentary webinar will be in Spanish and open to the public.
To join click on the link below.

¿Qué es STEAM (Ciencia, Tecnología, Ingeniería, Artes y Matemáticas)? ¿Qué retos presentan en la educación actual? De la mano de Marcelo Caplan, exploraremos estos conceptos y a “Los Científicos para el Mañana”, un modelo educativo replicable que facilita la implementación de la educación STEAM para chicos en la escuela primaria. Marcelo Caplan es Profesor Asociado en el Departamento de Ciencias y Matemáticas del Columbia College Chicago. Es Director del programa de extensión “Los Científicos para el Mañana” cuyo objetivo es promover el aprendizaje y la integración de la Ciencia, Ingeniería, Tecnología, Arte y Matemáticas en los centros comunitarios en el área de Chicago a través de la educación informal fuera del horario escolar, alcanzando a más de 1000 estudiantes y sus familias por año.

Out-of-School Time STEAM Programs

This 2017-2018 academic year, more than 20 community schools and centers are integrating out-of-school-time STEM programs in New York, Florida and the greater Chicagoland area. Partnering with community based organizations, Scientists for Tomorrow, brings Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) programs for middle school aged children, and a STEM college readiness program for highs school students. Reaching about 700 students during the school year and 300 in the summer, Scientists for Tomorrow has been become a beacon for STEM education.

In January, Scientists for Tomorrow will begin offering Professional Development training’s for organizations interested in incorporating STEAM hands-on learning projects for the Winter/Spring term. If you are interested please contact Evelyn Oropeza at eoropeza@colum.edu to learn more about the modules, events, plus youth and parent programs.