June 20-22, 2016. Buena Vista Campus, Storm Lake Iowa

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Tuesday, June 21 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Connecting Through Technology: Digital Citizenship Education for Families

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How can technology be used as a way to bring people, especially families together? Learn more about the work that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H staff have done to connect families through technology. Projects discussed will include information presented at the Iowa FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament and the Monona County Neighborhood Network: Connecting Families through Technology online course. The Monona County Neighborhood Network grant-funded project utilized technology as a way to bring families together at the same time it covered tough topics such as social media, cyber etiquette, and the legal issues associated with technology use. For a sneak peek at the project, visit http://mononatechnology.weebly.com/.

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Brenda Welch

Youth Program Specialist, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
I will be presenting on incorporating STEM and even STEAM into after school programs and activities. Some of these ideas can be incorporated into the school day. I am very interested in finding ways to incorporate STEM into all levels and areas of education. As a child and youth development... Read More →

Tuesday June 21, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm
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