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Applications open for Innovative Leaders Institute

Through the Innovative Leaders Institute, top STEM leaders from across the country design and lead a multi-week mentoring and school-planning experience. These experts, many of whom led top-performing schools, share their methods and knowledge with other principals and educators. Apply here.

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Looking to understand Career Tech? Training available

From the start, Global Impact STEM Academy has prided itself on a unique approach to STEM. The school embeds Ohio’s rich history with agriculture into its design – offering students pathways to careers in Food Science, Bioscience, Energy and the Environment. Global Impact has also deeply integrated Ohio’s programs around Career Technical Education into its operation and into the opportunities it provides for students. To share the lessons they’ve learned, Global Impact has partnered with us to offer a one-day, five […]

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Teachers: Survey open for great group (plus chance for Amazon bucks)

Hi teachers, we wanted to let you know about an easy opportunity to help out a longtime partner of STEM in Ohio, the Literacy Design Collaborative. The group works to make it easier for teachers to tackle literacy gaps in student learning in all kinds of classes, from science to social studies. They do this through free online resources where teachers can see how to integrate literacy into their discipline. For example, a science teacher could find all the resources […]

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Ohio STEM Schools Showcase Innovative Practices in Action

When I started visiting Ohio STEM schools in 2012, I didn’t know what to expect. What I saw certainly did not look like the school I taught in many years ago or the schools I attended growing up. In fact, in many cases, it looked like organized chaos. I wondered if students were actually learning anything.

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Top tweets from schools leaders chat

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Geauga seeks first STEM principal

A team from the Ohio STEM Learning Network has been working closely with educators and administrators from Geauga to sketch plans for a new STEM school. Now, they’re ready to take applications for the school’s first principal.

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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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Metro and Dublin students dive into new design challenge

Andy Bruening is a science teacher at Metro Early College High School, one of the STEM schools in the Ohio STEM Learning Network. He recently tipped us off to a great event on Friday. This event is open to members of the media.

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Tackling equity in STEM fields

We are about to begin the second year of a two-year grant through the Ohio Department of Education’s Office of Career-Technical Education to train educators and administrators growing participation in STEM-related careers. Specifically, we’ll help train school staff on how to support women, minorities and other groups that are under-represented in STEM today.

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College Ready trainings offered free

Schools can now register for Battelle Education’s College Ready Literacy and College Ready Math trainings, thanks to support from the Ohio Department of Education. Register by October 8 for this free training series focused on the Literacy Design Collaborative and the Mathematics Design Collaborative. Piloted at some of Ohio’s most innovative schools, a team from your school can take part in this popular, hands-on training series. Which schools are eligible? All Ohio schools are now invited to apply. Free training in literacy “Sometimes […]

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