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March 17, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: PACER Center 952-838-9000, 800-53-PACER

PACER Center workshop will feature assistive technology for STEAM education in early childhood

Minneapolis: PACER Center will offer “Assistive Technology for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) in Early Childhood,” a free workshop for parents of young children with disabilities and for early childhood professionals. It will take place from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 at PACER Center, 8161 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington.

This workshop is also available online via Livestream.

This workshop provides background information about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) in early childhood settings, and information about how assistive technology can play a role in designing inclusive learning activities.

Participants will learn:

  • What STEAM looks like in inclusive early childhood settings and the importance of universal design for learning
  • How assistive technology can support participation in STEAM activities
  • Ideas for implementing example STEAM activities in early childhood settings

To register to attend this free workshop, contact PACER Center at (952) 838-9000 or (800) 537-2237 (toll free), email PACER@PACER.org, or visit PACER.org/workshops. To register to attend the workshop via Livestream, visit PACER.org/workshops; a link will be provided in the confirmation email.

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