STEM Learning Ecosystems Blog
Learn more about what’s happening in our STEM Learning Ecosystems across the country.
Members of STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice from across the world recently gathered in historic New Orleans to share ideas and best practices in STEM education. Here is a compilation of their thoughts and ideas. Do you have other ideas for family engagement in education? Share your thoughts on Twitter and tag us @STEMEcosystems.
By Alyssa Briggs Director, STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice I was a lucky parent. I was almost always able to align my work schedule to attend parent-teacher conferences, concerts, plays and the all-important “Family Night.” My daughter, Jessie, wasn’t always happy when I showed up and it took time for me to understand why. When she was in […]
What If – Reflecting about our early experiences in STEM Working for improvements for girls today By Veronica Gonzales I couldn’t believe I had scored a 5 on my AP Biology exam. I had studied for weeks for the test and it felt like all of my hard work had finally paid off. The next day, I proudly told […]
I almost fell out of my chair when I got the email – “Yes, I’ll speak.” Walter Isaacson had just agreed to deliver the keynote address at the bi-annual convening of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP) Convening April 4 in New Orleans. I was excited to share the news on our team call later that day, “There […]
Eric Meyer of the San Diego STEM Ecosystem and Emily Dilger of the Bay Area STEM Ecosystem have been helping lead the California delegation planning for the November 14- 16 STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice Convening. With the rich and unique backgrounds that they bring to their work, those attending the Fall convening are in for a special treat. Meyer […]
STEM-NM gained inspiration and ideas from another Ecosystem program to engages students and families in practical, job-related math activities. In the question and answers below, Allison Brody, a leader of the STEM-NM ecosystem, shares details about how the program operates. Be sure to visit the resource library on the STEM Learning Ecosystem Community of Practice website for more details about […]