Category: Stakeholder Stories
The STEM2 Hub has successfully secured state appropriations funding twice. The ecosystem leverages strong partnerships to build support for long-term systems change in the state.
Bedtime Math is an Out-Of-School Time program which targets children between 3 and 8 years old. This free program encourages continued practice of math skills at home during a crucial time in a child’s intellectual development.
Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance is engaging and inspiring students at a young age to set them up for STEM success. See two demonstration units appropriate for PreK-3rd grade students on Archimedes and Bernoulli. The Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance presented this workshop as an “Ecosystem to Ecosystem - E2E” session during the Fall 2018 STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice Convening in Newport Beach, CA in November 2018.
Why is early childhood STEM education significant? What is the importance of adopting a larger-than-life, ecosystem perspective when looking at early childhood STEM education? What does that look like in math and science education across multiple learning environments? The session highlights key research findings from leading early childhood STEM education experts. Each researcher discusses one critical area in a brief format followed by a moderated discussion. Newport Beach, CA - Fall 2018 STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice Convening Presenters: Richard Arum, UC Irvine Kimberly Brenneman, Heising-Simons Foundation Deborah J. Stipek, Stanford Graduate School of Education Greg J. Duncan, UC Irvine, Department of Education Douglas Clements, University of Denver, Early Math Education
Highlights of key research findings from leading early childhood STEM education experts to include why early learning is significant across multiple learning environments.
This panel showcased lessons learned from expanded education and post-secondary training programs in New Orleans and Baton Rouge working with vulnerable and/or underserved populations.
With flexible and fun learning environments, expanded education opportunities keep students sharp and excited about learning. They also help to eliminate learning gaps over the course of a child’s life. The Compendium shares stories from the field to inspire powerful expanded education programs in your community.
The Society for Science and the Public shows how science fairs can be an important community-based tool to engage students and families in STEM.