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Schools open for tours and professional development

Bringing the best in STEM education to your school isn’t easy. You need to see what works and get one-on-one guidance to customize these practices to fit your students’ needs. The Ohio STEM Learning Network’s Training Center school sites are offering a first of its kind STEM School Tour week.

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How do you get A R T into STEM?

The creative arts give students new outlets to express how they feel about the world. That’s valuable all on its own. But the arts also can be a vehicle for engaging students in content they need to learn to be ready for college and career.

We’d like to learn more about how you bring the arts into the classroom.

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Apply now for the STEM Leaders Academy!

Through the STEM Leaders Academy, principals and other administrators can learn from the educators behind some of the most innovative and effective schools in Ohio and Tennessee. This free training is available thanks to support from the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio STEM Learning Network and Battelle.

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Aug. 22: Metro welcomes middle school students

The Ohio STEM Learning Network was founded, in part, to help expand off the model laid out by Metro Early College High School in Columbus. In just two weeks, that school will pass a major milestone. Teachers and staff will welcome the 131 students that make up Metro’s very first class of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students. And you’re invited! Click the image below or visit www.themetroschool.org/aug22 to sign up.  

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Three tips from STEM leaders

STEM teaching started as a way to unleash the potential of the next generation of innovators, but it’s grown into a whole-school practice that builds a student’s day around personalized, curiosity-driven learning. Creating a school culture and administration that supports this philosophy requires school leaders to think and act in new ways. To help spread this approach to more schools, we organized an intense workshop series for principals and school leaders. The first session of this STEM Leaders Academy brought […]

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Taking STEM Out of the Classroom

It can often be difficult to engage students in a traditional school environment.  For Columbus City Schools (CCS), a solution to this problem came in the form of a STEM-centered field trip.  During the month of February, The Ohio State University (OSU) hosted at least two high school STEM-related events: STEM Fest hosted by the Lambda Psi Engineering Honorary and STEM Initiatives’ Breakfast of Science Champions. The 4th annual STEM Fest took place at the OSU student union and hosted 225 […]

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Battelle and 13 states launch STEMx at U.S. News and World Report STEM Solutions Summit

To kick off the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012 summit, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and a host of science, technology, engineering and math leaders announced the formation of STEMx, a multi-state network that will help connect policymakers with teachers, business leaders, and STEM organizations. “[STEM] is a genuine grassroots movement, and this is the first national meeting of this grassroots movement,” said Brad Smith, executive vice president and general counsel at Microsoft. “Let’s continue to find a way to use […]

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