NYSCI Talks (What School Could Be): Event Introduction by Margaret Honey

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NYSCI Talks: What School Could Be by Ted Dintersmith

Margaret Honey, President, and CEO of the New York Hall of Science introduces the speakers for the September 2018 NYSCI President’s Council educational event. She discusses the goal of the discussions sponsored by the NYSCI President’s Council and talks about some of the achievements of the New York Hall of Science and their Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine (STEM) initiative. She introduces the speakers for the event including Ted Dintersmith, entrepreneur, executive film producer, and author of the book, What School Could Be. Honey discusses the film, Most Likely to Succeed, that was the basis for Ted’s book, that included interviews and meetings with educators from every state in the US. She also introduces Peggy Brookins, President of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, the largest teacher certification organization in the country, who leads the discussion for the special event.


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The New York Hall of Science

The New York Hall of Science, also known as NYSCI, is a science museum located in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in the New York City borough of Queens. NYSCI was founded at the 1964–65 World’s Fair and has evolved into New York’s center for interactive science, serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year. NYSCI serves schools, families and underserved communities in the New York City area, offering informal, hands-on learning through various products and services that use the “design-make-play” method of bringing delight and play to educating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

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