Initiative of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates, in partnership with USP, aims to form a network of innovation multipliers in Brazilian public education
Educators can apply until December 4, 2020.
Brasilia, November 12, 2020 – The STEAM TechCamp Brasil Program is open for registration for the 4th edition. Educators from all over Brazil can register until December 4, 2020. The 2021 program will serve 60 educators with the potential and leadership to articulate and improve existing actions and implement new actions aimed at active learning in STEAM (an acronym for interdisciplinary activities involving the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics knowledge) in the public networks of basic education in Brazil. The detailed regulation and registration form are available on the website: https://steamtechcampbrasil.febrace.org.br/v2021/
The STEAM TechCamp Brazil Program aims to put experts in technology and education, from Brazil and abroad, in direct contact with managers of the departments of education and with teachers of Brazilian basic education to share and expand knowledge about the different teaching tools, practices and strategies that can help them overcome the challenges of education.
Due to the pandemic of the new coronavirus the various activities of this edition will be carried out remotely, in the Virtual Meeting that will be held in the week of 8 to 12 February 2021. During the Meeting, the selected educators will participate in workshops, lectures and panels focused on the theme, will also participate in workshops for the preparation of strategic planning proposals for the implementation of projects in schools in their states of origin.
STEAM TechCamp Brasil is an initiative of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil, in partnership with the Laboratory of Integrable Technological Systems (LSI-TEC), support of Poli-USP and Consed, and since its first edition involved 180 educators, with strong multiplier potential. The local actions, implemented by the educators who participated in the training, added up to the 2019 edition reached 400 cities, 17,000 teachers and 94,000 students throughout Brazil.
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