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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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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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Educators answer: What’s the STEM network do for you?

Over the past year, we’ve been visiting many of the schools and STEM training centers that make up the Ohio STEM Learning Network. From principals, to teachers, to STEM leaders, we’ve asked each of them: What does the Ohio STEM Learning Network provide for you? Here’s what they had to say.

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STEM schools get top marks in Straight A Fund competition

Nearly $150 million in new funding will be coming to Ohio schools under the second round of grants from the Straight A Fund. Out of more than 300 applicants, here are the Ohio STEM Learning Network member schools that will be putting their innovations into practice.

Metro Early College High School, Global Impact STEM Academy, Perkins Local Schools and Bio-Med Science Academy either led or were named as partners in a total of three proposals.

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