Posts tagged with ‘STEM Learning Ecosystems’

Tag: STEM Learning Ecosystems

STEM According to Mr. Rogers
Guest Author

By Jeremy Shorr, Director of Digital Innovation and Early Learning for TIES “The most important learning is the ability to accept and expect mistakes, and deal with the disappointments that they bring” – Fred Rogers The only time I ever made my mother cry was because of Mr. Rogers. Overall, I was a pretty well-behaved kid. Like anyone, however, I […]

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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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Sharing Stories: Many Have Personal Accounts of STEM ‘Slights’
From the Field, Guest Author

By Veronica Gonzales, Deputy Director of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice and Alyssa Briggs, Director of the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice   When we shared some personal reflections about our own experiences as STEM outsiders, we were hoping that it might prompt others to also share their stories. It did. Over the last week, we’ve heard […]

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A Lesson from My Daughter
From the Field

By Alyssa Briggs Director, STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice   I was a lucky parent. I was almost always able to align my work schedule to attend parent-teacher conferences, concerts, plays and the all-important “Family Night.” My daughter, Jessie, wasn’t always happy when I showed up and it took time for me to understand why. When she was in […]

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5 Things We Want to Know – Alyssa Briggs
5 Things We want to Know

Alyssa Briggs is the newly appointed Director of STEM Learning Ecosystems and Global Community of Practice 1. What’s your background? I spent the first part of my career as an investigative reporter. I was drawn to journalism because I believe that the media plays a critically important role in society and democracy. I worked on stories that I believe had […]

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Business Engagement Models to Increase Undergraduate STEM Student Persistence

The Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) is an organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, college and university presidents, and other leaders dedicated to the creation of a highly skilled future workforce. BHEF members collaborate and form strategic partnerships to build new undergraduate pathways; improve alignment between higher education and the workforce; and produce a diverse, highly skilled talent pool to meet demand in emerging fields. […]

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