Sara Stollar Yates teaches AP Biology and Dual Enrollment Anatomy at Sandra Day O’Connor High School in Phoenix, AZ. She has served as an AP reader for the AP Biology Exam. She serves as the Advanced Academics Department Chair and was recognized as a Distinguished Educator by the Flinn Foundation in 2016.
Sara graduated from the University of Arizona (Go Cats!) and completed her Masters degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Biology at Clemson University online.
IMPLEMENTING S.T.E.M. STRATEGIES FOR ALL STUDENTS
Sara Stollar Yates, Presenter
•Definition of STEM •STEM strategies and relationship to gifted education •Content expert presentation
•STEM content expert presentation •Sample STEM activity •Application to regular/gifted classroom
•Discussion of previous days experiences •Participant presentations on STEM activities to be implemented in regular/gifted classrooms next year •Feedback/assistance developing a current activity into a STEM activity •Class summary