This chart and other work by Dede and Coburn can be immensely helpful to ecosystem cultivators confronting the challenges of scale. Sources: Christopher Dede, Harvard University Graduate School of Education; Cynthia Coburn, “Rethinking Scale: Moving Beyond Numbers to Deep and Lasting Change,” Educational Researcher (2003).
This brief details research into gaps in public understanding of STEM education, with advice about how to “redirect” public awareness and knowledge. Essential for STEM communicators.
This design studio workbook, used to facilitate the creation of Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance, provides details on the design process and design thinking.
Provides an example of the formation of regional coordinating entity, including situational analysis, strategy/tactics, organizational structure and governance, job descriptions and budgets.
North Carolina’s STEM Scorecard—an in-depth look at STEM in NC—is an example of a comprehensive planning document on the state level.
Document detailing background of the OC STEM Initiative as the Regional Innovation Support Provider (RISP) for Orange County, CA.
This toolkit describes strategies and shares tools and resources to help build the supply and quality of informal science programming in afterschool and summer programs.