Explore: Our Earth, the Moon, and the Sun
Thursday 04/29/2021
7:30 pm ET
FREE 1-hour Webinar
Educators in Grades 3-8

 

The NASA Educator Professional Development Collaborative at
Texas State University is providing a 1-hour webinar.

Come and learn how NASA STEM educational resources can support you in your classroom as you engage your students to explore our spectacular solar system and the relationships among our Earth, the moon, and the sun. This webinar will also provide a walkthrough of many NASA exciting resources aligned with recent missions and efforts by NASA’s scientists and engineers and NASA EPDC extended learning opportunities with Digital Badges (micro-credential) for educators and students. Take advantage of NASA’s free resources and encourage ALL of your students to reach for the stars! Attendees will have access to instructional powerpoint, videos, and resources ready to use in the classroom.

 

LaTina Taylor is a NASA Education Specialist with NASA EPDC at Texas State University and is deeply committed to providing STEM Education to students and families in urban communities. A native of Chicago, Illinois, LaTina has over 24 years of experience in education with the Chicago Public Schools and is a National Board Certified Teacher with a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. During her tenure with CPS LaTina has received several grant awards (i.e. iPads, 3D printers, and LEGO Robotics) for students at the schools she has serviced.

Ms. Taylor has worked in STEM Education in various capacities - as a STEM Technology Specialist, STEM professional developer, and Program Director with the Chicago Pre-College Science & Engineering Program (ChiS&E). She has designed and implemented STEM curriculum (K-12), trained families on STEM and innovative technology tools, and provided professional development to teachers on effective research-based STEM integration pedagogy into their curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

LaTina has also been a presenter at numerous science, math, and technology conferences at the local, state, and national levels.