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How do the unique ways that every person thinks affect the work they do - especially in STEM fields? How do we create an education and early career system that recognizes and takes advantage of every individual’s skill set, experiences, and perspective? In a new podasct series "How’d You Think Of That? with Temple Grandin", we delve into these questions with STEM professionals and learn about their important work and the benefit of a multifaceted approach to STEM education. This podcast is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1745674.

How'd You Think of That? with Temple Grandin Utah STEM Action Center & SQ Productions

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How do the unique ways that every person thinks affect the work they do - especially in STEM fields? How do we create an education and early career system that recognizes and takes advantage of every individual’s skill set, experiences, and perspective? In a new podasct series "How’d You Think Of That? with Temple Grandin", we delve into these questions with STEM professionals and learn about their important work and the benefit of a multifaceted approach to STEM education. This podcast is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1745674.

    The Back Doors that Lead to Big Success: Natasha Kulviwat, Saathvik Kannan, and Temple Grandin

    The Back Doors that Lead to Big Success: Natasha Kulviwat, Saathvik Kannan, and Temple Grandin

    In this special episode of How'd You Think of That, Temple Grandin talks with two winners of the 2023 Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair - Natasha Kulviwat (Jericho High School, NY) and Saathvik Kannan (Hickman High School, MO) about their projects and the experience that lead them to STEM.Natasha and Saathvik both took unconventional paths that ultimately led them to their dream research projects. In this episode they share their novel approaches towards a career in STEM.&n...

    • 42 min
    Principles of Inclusivity: Matthew Wappett and Temple Grandin

    Principles of Inclusivity: Matthew Wappett and Temple Grandin

    Matthew Wappett is executive director of the Utah State University Institute for Disability, Research, Policy, and Practice. Grandin and Wappett discuss the institute's accomplishments and ongoing efforts to create a more inclusive society and education system.

    • 36 min
    Focus on The Strengths: From the Big Heart of a Veterinarian

    Focus on The Strengths: From the Big Heart of a Veterinarian

    Dr. Tess Guy recently moved from Salt Lake City and is excited to be back near the ocean. She did her undergraduate degree at the University of California, San Diego, and has spent the last 18 years in Utah waiting for a chance to get back to sea level. Tess graduated with her DVM from Washington State University/Utah State University in 2021. This is her second career after spending 10+ years as an environmental research chemist. Her special interests include radiology, sports medicine and o...

    • 31 min
    Failing Forward: Elizabeth Streb & Temple Grandin

    Failing Forward: Elizabeth Streb & Temple Grandin

    In this episode of How’d You of That, Grandin and Streb illuminate the process of machinery design and how it inspires dreams and brings out skills and innovations. They also share their insights on how to open doors to careers and opportunities. MacArthur “Genius” Award-winner, Elizabeth Streb has dived through glass, allowed a ton of dirt to fall on her head, walked down (the outside of) London’s City Hall, and set herself on fire, among other feats of extreme action. Her popular book...

    • 26 min
    Maker Gurus Part 2: Kathleen White, Mauro Devlin-Clancy, and Temple Grandin

    Maker Gurus Part 2: Kathleen White, Mauro Devlin-Clancy, and Temple Grandin

    In this conclusion of Maker space Gurus, Kathleen White and Mauro Devlin-Clancy discuss some of the challenges educators are facing in this new uncharted era of Chat GPT - and why maker spaces should be geared for everyone, from all backgrounds, genders and colors. Maura Devlin-Clancy is Coordinator of MakerSPHERE and Faculty in Computer Networking & Information Technology at City College of San Francisco. Her work focuses on hands-on teaching and learning strategies that support non...

    • 16 min
    Maker Gurus: Kathleen White, Maura Devlin-Clancy, and Temple Grandin

    Maker Gurus: Kathleen White, Maura Devlin-Clancy, and Temple Grandin

    U.S states face a shortage in qualified STEM/CTE instructors to effectively prepare high school and community college students for careers. Long-time educators Maura Devlin-Clancy and Kathleen White have developed Makerspace experiences and new ways of teaching to help recruit and grow a diverse teaching workforce. They join Temple Grandin to discuss their NSF funded project, Growing CTE/STEM Teachers. Maura Devlin-Clancy is Coordinator of MakerSPHERE and Faculty in Computer Networking &...

    • 31 min

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