Tag: STEM Education
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]