STEM Resource Webinars & Workshops

STEM at Home

WEBINARS, WORKSHOPS & TALKS

STEM FAMILIES Virtual Home Lab is a series of workshops to share practical tips, virtual experiments and other concrete tools that families – even those with little time, few resources and no STEM exposure or teaching experience – can use to engage their children’s learning.

STEM education leaders from across the country will offer a variety of activities for different age groups to engage students in STEM learning with resources that you have around the house.

STEM COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS is a series of conversations for teachers, school officials, community leaders and the many others impacted by school closures and virtual learning. Embracing the ecosystem way, these gatherings will provide a space and time for leaders to share common challenges, ideas and resources. Conversations will revolve around successful models and new ideas to support STEM learning experiences during and beyond this time of social distancing.

Presented by STEM@Home, an initiative launched by the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice – STEM TALKS is a podcast devoted to issues related to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic and its impact on learning.

Hope: Lost and Found!

This episode is a long overdue message about HOPE. Award winning mentor, inventor, internationally renowned Speaker, Author, and STEM Entrepreneur, Dr. Calvin Mackie, gives us a message of hope in this time of crisis.

Dr. Mackie is the founder of STEM NOLA, a non-profit organization founded to expose, inspire and engage communities about the opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), and lead organization for the Greater New Orleans STEM Ecosystem.

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Mackie found his voice, purpose and community. Dr. Mackie gives us something to think about in finding ourselves and our purpose during these challenging times.

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FREE – Federal Policy Developments in Response to COVID19

This FREE and OPEN discussion will cover recent policy developments at the federal level in response to COVID-19. We will discuss new and emerging policies, issues, and advocacy opportunities at the state and local level where ecosystems can get involved.   

This webinar is brought to you by the STEM Learning Ecosystems response to COVID19. STEM@Home has released a webinar series – STEM LEADERS: COMMUNITY CONVERSATIONS. 

This series of conversations, webinars and workshops intended for teachers, school officials, community leaders and the many others impacted by school closures and virtual learning. Embracing the ecosystem way, these gatherings will provide a space and time for leaders to share common challenges, ideas and resources. 

Featuring speakers from the STEM Education Coalition

US Federal Policy and COVID19

Washington-based Advocate Della Cronin of the Bose Public Affairs Group and James Brown of the STEM Education Coalition joined STEM Ecosystems Co-Director Alyssa Briggs in a discussion about what ecosystem leaders can expect from the current stimulus package and what they need to be doing now to ensure that students and STEM are well served in future pieces of legislation.

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Superintendents Share

This episode is a panel discussion with 3 superintendents from around the country working to serve their students, families, teachers and general community during this time. Featured in the conversation are superintendents: Dr. Brian Brotschul,Superintendent, Delran Township School District, Patti LaBarm, Superintendent, Watertown City School District, and Pedro Martinez, Superintendent, San Antonio Independent School District

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An Interview with Jeff Weld

What can we hope to learn during this pandemic

The first podcast in this series features SLECoP Director Alyssa Briggs interviewing Jeff Weld, former director of the Federal Government’s Office of Science Technology Policy, about the pandemic, what it means for STEM learning and what action ecosystem leaders should be taking today.

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