The Literacy Design Collaborative has created a back-to-school lesson collection for teachers in a variety of disciplines and grade levels to use in their classroom. We are excited to have Dr. Suzanne Simons from LDC here to tell us more. Kelly: Tell the Ohio STEM Learning Network a little bit about yourself and why you’re a part of this work. Suzanne: As the Chief of Instruction & Design at Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) I’m responsible for developing professional development resources, […]Read More
Kat Deaner is the Director of Online Education at the PAST Innovation Lab. She reached out to us with some information about the organization’s upcoming online trainings on problem-based learning.Read More
The #ilooklikeanengineer campaign is pretty great. Using Twitter’s location search, we looked for anyone tweeting out their picture to attack engineering stereotypes. Did we miss your tweet?Read More
This is the first in a series of summaries from breakout sessions at the 2015 Educators for Success Conference. At the conference, Battelle Education created a full track devoted to STEM. We’re happy to provide these short explanations to anyone interested. Each provides a view into some of the most exciting work happening in STEM today.Read More
UPDATE: Join us on September 8 at Metro Early College for a kick-off event with Ohio Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor. Register here. Only 25% of STEM jobs are held by women. It’s time to open up the world of STEM to more women and girls. That’s why Ohio’s pledged to find more than 25,000 mentors through the Million Women Mentors program. Will you join us? Sign up here for a webinar on the program with the form below. Or if […]Read More
“Literacy is not something you add to an already overcrowded plate; literacy is the plate.” 1 Physicists, chemists and lawyers all use literacy in different ways. How do we prepare students for reading and writing in a range of different careers? College Ready Literacy helps teachers answer this question. The program focuses on disciplinary literacy. Disciplinary literacy is the unique way each discipline uses text to create, disseminate, and evaluate knowledge. College Ready Literacy is a year-long professional development experience for teachers led […]Read More
College Ready Math is a year-long professional development experience for math educators led by math educators. To date, over 200 educators from urban, rural, and suburban schools across four states have participated.
College Ready Math supports teachers in shifting their instructional practices by implementing the Math Design Collaborative (MDC) framework. The series is open to teams of math teachers (grades 6 through 12) and administrators interested in embedding formative assessment teaching practices using rigorous and real world math problems.