Posts tagged with ‘STEM Education’

Tag: STEM Education

Partnering to Change the GAME ~ Infusing STEM into Football Camps
Ecosystem Spotlight, From the Field

By Kathleen Schofield, Executive Director, Northeast Florida’s STEM2 Hub On a sunny Saturday morning, the last place you would expect to find our STEM team would be at a football field nestled beside the Police Athletic League in Jacksonville, but that is exactly where we were – The Calais Campbell – Jax PAL -STEM Football Camp. At the camp, sponsored […]

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Highway to STEM Begins with a Good On Ramp
Ecosystem Spotlight, Guest Author

By Xan Black, Executive Director of the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance The Journey Thanks to the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, the Overdeck Foundation and the Harvard PEAR Institute, the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance (TRSA) had a chance to take a long look at our STEM journey.  We had the chance to invite outside experts into our living room […]

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Family Engagement Focus at Spring 2019 Convening
From the Field

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.

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60 Minutes
From the Field

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 […]

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The Secret of Brilliant Minds
From the Field

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 […]

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Excerpts from Our Live Tweetchat on April 10, 2018
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5 Things We Want To Know – Jeremy Babendure
5 Things We want to Know

Jeremy Babendure, Ph.D., is the Executive Director, Arizona SciTech Festival & Arizona Technology Council Foundation He’s also an Assistant Research Professor at the ASU School of Molecular Sciences. Jeremy works to develop the Chief Science Officers program, which engages youth in STEM education and personal growth opportunities. Jeremy was recently selected to participate in LEAD STEM, a leadership development program […]

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5 Things We Want to Know – Chief Science Officer
5 Things We want to Know

Chief Science Officer Dana is a senior at Sandra Day O’Connor High School.   What is your favorite class in school? I feel I enjoyed my Honors Chemistry class the most. I had only touched on basic chemistry in middle school, but being able to dive into the subject more deeply and with greater rigor was especially rewarding for me. […]

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Ecosystem Spotlight: Chief Science Officers
Ecosystem Spotlight

How often do students get the opportunity to be engaged in their education? Seems like a silly question – aren’t they ALWAYS engaged in it, every time they attend a class or work on homework? Yes. But the Chief Science Officers program is providing a way for youth to be immersed in the development of educational science, technology, engineering, and […]

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Our North Star: Prioritizing Equity in the Digital Age
Guest Author

By Gerald Solomon, Co-chair of the STEM Learning Ecosystem Initiative Last night, the STEM Learning Ecosystems Initiative had the honor of welcoming Marc Morial, President and CEO of the National Urban League, to its Community of Practice gathering in Denver. I’ve had the pleasure of hearing Morial speak several times, and each time, I walk away inspired and motivated to […]

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