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Webinar—Rich Learning Opportunities in Facilitated, Open-Ended Exhibits

  On July 12, this webinar explored open-ended exhibits and experiences in informal science settings, the type that offer rich learning experiences with multiple points of entry and multiple outcomes, and how such varied outcomes make it complex to assess what visitors are learning and how to best advance their learning.   Click here to... Read More

ASTC Seeks ISE Session Proposals for NSTA 2019 Conference

  Call for Session Proposals: ASTC Strand at the 2019 National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference Due Date: Monday, May 14   ASTC is currently soliciting proposals for 10 one-hour sessions at the next NSTA National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, April 11–14, 2019. Proposals are invited from the entire informal science education (ISE)... Read More

Workshop—A New Reality: Emerging Technologies for Your Visitors

  ASTC partnered with Saint Louis Science Center to present a two-day workshop, Thursday–Friday, May 3–4, exploring both the possibilities and the challenges faced when integrating emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, and robotics into informal education programs and exhibitions. Inspiration on the Cutting Edge During this hands-on workshop, participants Explored... Read More

Webinar—Advocacy 101

Click here to watch this archived webinar in ASTC’s Professional Development Video Library. On December 12, this webinar presented introductory, broad overview of concepts and actions you and your institution can use to advance your goals with people in your community, in any country—whether elected officials, people who work in their offices, or someone you meet in the... Read More