Teaching STEM Virtually: Exploring Effective Ideas, Strategies, and NASA Based Resources to Serve Remote Learners Update
Monday 10/19/2020
1:00 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades K-12

The COVID 19 pandemic has ushered in a new era of living, working, and learning. Many educators and students around the world begun the school year online and thus have required creative approaches and solutions to deliver quality instruction in this virtual environment. In this session, webinar participants will continue to explore the context surrounding vitural STEM education and participate in reflective dialogue to share experienced based ideas, strategies, and resources found to effectively engage remote learners. 


Dr. Samuel García Jr. serves as a NASA Educator Professional Development Specialist, Assistant Professor of Practice for the LBJ Institute for Education and Research. Dr. García helps facilitate professional development to both formal and informal STEM educators utilizing NASA resources with a specific focus on Culturally Responsive Pedagogy. He also works with faculty serving in Minority Serving Institutions in developing STEM educational tools and resources for teachers to implement in their classrooms. Dr. García’s research agenda is geared towards community and educational change by creating healthy, equitable, and culturally responsive learning environments for traditionally underserved populations. Dr. García. earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Texas Río Grande Valley, formerly University of Texas Pan American and holds a doctorate degree in School Improvement from Texas State University.