Key Resources

Key Resources

​Bring Materials Science to Your Community and Teachers

Want to bring actionable, practical resources to the teachers in your community? ASM is interested in offering Materials Science camps in your community. Many ecosystem leaders have participated in these camps over the years. Listen to one ecosystem leader now. And if you’re interested, learn more here.

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Engage Scientists in Your Community

Learn about Engineers and Scientists Acting Locally and discover ways of involving professionals in your work.

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Restoring America’s Position as a World Leader by Reinvesting in STEM

STEM Leaders from Across the U.S. Offer Recommendations for the Biden-Harris Administration on Education and Career Pathways Fostering Collaboration Tops the List of Targeted Steps In Fostering collaboration is the top recommendation offered by the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice for how the Biden-Harris administration can improve STEM learning and connections to careers in communities across the country. The […]

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Advocacy Toolkit

With the gracious support of the Overdeck Family Foundation, the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice teamed up with the STEM Education Coalition to build the STEM Learning Ecosystems Advocacy Toolkit. From tips to gaining legislative support to advocacy project examples to spark inspiration, the Advocacy Toolkit, is sure to support your local community in making a big impact to […]

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Igniting the Future
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Professional Development, Program Design, Teaching and Learning, In School & Out of School

Igniting the Future: A Documentary about STEM2 Hub and its work in Northeast Florida The documentary features the story of the innovation, success, and leadership of the Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub.  Founded by the Jacksonville business community under the leadership of Gary Chartrand in 2015, the STEM2 Hub works to improve access to STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & […]

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Building and Strengthening STEM Learning Ecosystems: A Growing Guide to Success
Cross-Sector Connections & Partnerships, Program Design

Launched in 2019, the STEM Learning Ecosystems Discussion Series features conversations with Ecosystem leaders from around the world about the most pressing topics facing their communities today. Topics of high interest were identified through survey data and the self-assessment, Ecosystems Indicator Tool (EIT).

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Partnership to Transform STEM Learning – A Case Study of Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Ecosystem
Evaluation, Program Design, Teaching and Learning, In School & Out of School, Underrepresented in STEM

STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice case study that focus on the development and evolution of the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA)—the lead entity of the Tulsa, Oklahoma (OK) ecosystem—and its partners. As part of the study, we collected educational data, exit surveys, indicator tools, and conducted interviews, focus groups, document review, observations, and extensive online research.

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PEAR STEM Learning Ecosystems: Evaluation and Assessment Findings
Evaluation

Researchers at the PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience presented findings from a survey of STEM Learning Ecosystems’ thoughts about collaboration on evaluation and assessment STEM Learning Ecosystems: Evaluation and Assessment Findings. Results revealed that half of the ecosystems are using at least one data collection tool to evaluate STEM learning, and the level of evaluation progress can be […]

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