Families, Educators Invited to Free STEM Learning Event April 25

Families, Educators Invited to Free STEM Learning Event April 25

Share Fair

SESP’s Center for Talent Development is co-hosting a free interactive teaching and learning event for families and educators on April 25. This Share Fair event will allow educators, students and families to experience innovative methods for transforming STEM education.

CTD is collaborating with the Morgridge Family Foundation and Roycemore School to present the first Share Fair event in the Chicago area. The event, which will highlight innovative STEM activities, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Roycemore School in Evanston.

Share Fair invites participation in various ways:

  • Participate in STEMosphere – The STEMosphere expo highlights innovative hands-on exhibits from the local community, including from organizations such as the Nature Conservancy and Jane Goodall Institute. Sessions run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 and 12:00 to 3:30.
  • Register for Classroom Intensives – Educators have the opportunity to participate in hands-on workshops that demonstrate innovative ways of bringing STEM topics and problem-based learning into the classroom. Professional development credit hours are available.
  • Volunteer – Volunteers will gain experience with new and innovative education methods and will receive a free t-shirt, lunch, and refreshments. Pre-event training is provided.

The Center for Talent Development is a center for gifted education and research at Northwestern University. For more than 30 years, the Center has been offering programs for gifted students and their families and has served more than 500,000 families. In addition to the Saturday Enrichment Program, available at multiple sites, CTD provides a range of program options, including online classes, summer programs and an accelerated weekend program.

Additional information and registration for Share Fair is available at ctd.northwestern.edu/share-fair. Questions maybe directed to CTD at ctd@northwestern.edu.

By Marilyn Sherman
Last Modified: 4/21/15