LATEST NEWS & INFO Category: Ohio STEM Learning Network partner

Educators create connections at the Project: WRIGHT Symposium

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Choosing from among myriad professional enrichment opportunities can be overwhelming for busy teachers. How is one session different — or better — than another? Organizers of the Project: WRIGHT Symposium, set for November 4 at the Dayton Regional STEM School (DRSS) Training Center, say they offer a teacher-driven seminar to serve a diverse audience of educators and community members. Jenn Reid, who teaches English to 10th- and 12th-graders at DRSS, is overseeing the symposium. We asked her to share details […]

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Student team creates water filter from litter

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To find students applying STEM learning to real-life problems, look no further than four Gahanna Middle School East eighth-graders.  As their entry in an eCYBERMISSION competition sponsored by the Army Educational Outreach Program, the student team came up with a waste-saving, water-purifying idea that has garnered $25,000. Julia Bray, Luke Clay, Natalie Clay and Ashton Cofer created a process called Styro-Filter, which aims to convert polystyrene waste (disposable foam cups, plates, coolers and packing material) into activated carbon for water […]

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More grants available from Army STEM consortium

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A central part of our mission is providing opportunities to schools and teachers. One great source of programs for students is the Army Educational Outreach Program or AEOP. To find a description of the various STEM education programs visit usaeop.com. OSLN’s mission is also to bring together leading STEM organizations to build more opportunities for kids. As a connector, we’re proud to issue this notification of a second round of grant opportunities for strategic initiatives from AEOP. Organizations that support […]

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Educators, learn policy through this fellowship

The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship (AEF) Program provides a unique opportunity for accomplished K-12 science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educators to serve 11 months in Washington, DC, in a federal agency or US congressional office. Einstein Fellows use their classroom experience and knowledge to contribute to federal STEM education programs. In the process, they develop a better understanding of the national STEM education landscape and enhance their skills as STEM educators and leaders.

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Check out the Ohio School Improvement Institute Nov. 19 & 20

We’ve worked with Ohio High Schools that Work on delivering resources to teachers.  They’ve got a major conference coming up in a few weeks so we grabbed some time with Joyce Odor, a Regional Coordinator with the group, to get more detail. Kelly, from Battelle Education, will be presenting at the conference on our new project with the Literacy Design Collaborative on science education. Read about it here. Welcome Joyce! Tell us about the Ohio School Improvement Institute. The 16th Annual Ohio […]

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