Who: Top STEM Professors
When: December 7th-December 11th, 2015
Program: NTU Silicon Valley Immersion
Participating companies: California STEM Learning Network, Gunn High School, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Stanford University, Los Altos High School, Nueva School, IDEO, Stanford d.school, Galileo High School, Tamalpais Union High School District, Life Learning Academy, WestEd, KIPP Bay Area Schools, Google for Education.
Achievements: Silicon Valley Innovation Center has organized the program for top STEM professors from Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools. Together with Silicon Valley STEM educators and experts in high school curriculum, standards, program evaluation and professional development the group explored the pros and cons of new approaches to advancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math pedagogy as a response to the new demands of K12 and higher education in the 21st century.