ACCORD EDUCATION SUMMIT

FRIDAY 09.23.16

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IBRAHIM BAYRAKTAR

STEAM Coordinator | Accord Education

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CONSTRUCT, COMPOSE, AND CONDUCT: A MUSICAL STEAM CHALLENGE

STEAM is an educational approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking.

This workshop is an inquiry based activity which will demonstrate what STEAM is in everyday life.  Working in teams, attendees will design and construct functioning musical instruments.  Get ready for a fun, noisy workshop!

  • How can student engagement be increased through inquiry-based activities?
  • How can students be encouraged to work effectively within teams in an inquiry-based activity?
  • What is sound and music?
  • How can music be used within classrooms?
  • What is the engineering design process?

When: Friday Morning (10:00am – 1:00pm)

Where: Ballroom

Who: All

BIOGRAPHY

Ibrahim Bayraktar is the STEAM Coordinator at Accord Education.  After getting his Bachelor Degree in Biology, he taught various science classes, and worked in administrative positions for 11 years.

He has been with Accord Education since 2009 inspiring countless students with engaging, hands-on STEAM activities.  As the STEAM Coordinator, he provides resources, support and mentorship to educators, believing that a STEAM-focused education is vital to the next generation.

LOCATION

Circus Circus
2880 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 734-0410