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Papers and Abstracts

Dr. Dave Menshew and the use of Technology in teaching

Dr. Dave Menshew is a long time educator and current teacher at James C. Enoch’s High School and California Northstate University. He presented his experience using the Hitachi TM3030 scanning electron microscope to engage today’s learners.

The talk focused on the importance of creating advanced technological training that builds on existing student interest to engage and inspire. It delves in the importance of forming relationships with local colleges, universities and uses multiple means of engagement to deliver relevant standards aligned to their learning.

Some of the programs activities include using technology to investigate simulated crime scenes, study engaging real cases and even uses zombie scenarios to learn real science.