A STEAM Makerspace in YOUR Classroom!


A STEAM Makerspace in YOUR Classroom!

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 | 7-8 pm ET
FREE for NAEA Members; $49 for non-members

Science, technology, engineering, art, and math—knowledge in these fields will take our students far. And, the ways to give them this knowledge can be engaging and fun! Join STEAM specialist and educator Tim Needles as he shares creative lessons and approaches for every experience and education level when incorporating STEAM in the art room. This webinar will outline the fundamentals of STEAM and share a variety of technologies and concepts from old school ideas—light painting, upcycling, and cardboard—to emerging technologies such as digital drawing, 3D printing, augmented reality, coding, and robotics. Learn about the various ways STEAM lessons can cover everything from timing to environment to authentic project-based learning. Whether you’ve never tried teaching a STEAM lesson or you’re a full-time makerspace educator, this webinar will have something inspiring for you!

Tim Needles

Tim Needles is an artist and educator from Port Jefferson, New York. His work has been featured on NPR and in the New York Times, as well as the Columbus Museum of Art, the Norman Rockwell Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. He has been teaching art and media in Smithtown, New York for 20 years and is an Adobe Education Leader and educational consultant for the Japan Society. He has received numerous awards for his teaching, been featured on various media broadcasts, and is active on Twitter and Instagram @timneedles and Facebook @TimNeedlesArt.

Upon completion of this NAEA webinar, you may earn 1 hour of professional development credit as designated by NAEA. Once the webinar is completed, you may view/print a Certification of Participation under the "Contents" tab. You may also print a transcript of all webinars attended under the "Dashboard" link in the right sidebar section of the page.  

Clock hours provided upon completion of any NAEA professional learning program are granted for participation in an organized professional learning experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction and qualified instruction, and can be used toward continuing education credit in most states. It is the responsibility of the participant to verify acceptance by professional governing authorities in their area.

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