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National Conference in New Orleans

November 6-9, 2024


Spark Creativity in Science and STEM Education


NSTA is headed to New Orleans, infusing its fall national conference with the city's unique energy and culture. Join us for an unforgettable experience where professional growth meets the soulfulness of the Big Easy.


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Courses and Pathways feature hand-selected programming tracks to maximize your conference experience.


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Conference Strands

STEM Haven

Sessions in this strand focus on transdisciplinary learning (engaging students where disciplines converge to solve real-world problems).

Tech Tools

Sessions in this strand focus on technology resources and strategies, including artificial intelligence (AI) tools, that when implemented thoughtfully and emphatically, can positively impact student learning for all and/or provide support for teachers to reduce anxiety.

Students and Sensemaking

Sessions in this strand focus on ways educators can integrate the four pillars of sensemaking (phenomena, science and engineering practices, student ideas and science ideas) into their practice.

Curriculum & Assessment

Sessions in this strand focus on improving science and STEM classroom teaching and learning using high-quality instructional materials or assessments.

Research to Practice

Sessions in this strand focus on highlighting a specific research project, publication, or finding in education and how it can be implemented in the classroom.

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