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Project: W.R.I.G.H.T, Project Based Learning Symposium

Project-Based Learning (PBL) is an authentic way to engage students in rigorous and relevant learning.   Whether you are an administrator whose school is adopting a PBL model or you are a teacher interested in energizing the work you do with students, this day-long event will offer you the chance to attend your choice of concurrent sessions where local educators and administrators will share PBL best practices.  You will leave with concrete examples of projects, inspiration from other teachers and […]

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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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Trainings open to Ohio teachers

College Ready by BattelleEd trainings now open to all Ohio schools.

Register now for the training series the Ohio Department of Education selected as a key provider of training to 14 schools in 2014.

Piloted  at some of Ohio’s most innovative schools, a team from your school can take part in this popular, hands-on training series.

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Ohio adds new STEM schools!

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Ohio already has a powerful portfolio of innovative schools helping create educational experiences that prepare every student for what’s next after graduation.

This week, that portfolio got a little bigger. The Ohio STEM Committee, a council of state-appointed policymakers, agency directors and business leaders, met Thursday, April 10 to review applications from prospective “STEM schools.” The committee considered applications from nine new schools for its official STEM school designation.

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STEM school starter guide: Your first design challenge

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So you’re ready to start a STEM program at your school, where do you begin? In just 3-4 weeks, you can organize your own design challenge to get teachers and students thinking with a STEM mindset.

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Turn a snow day into a STEM day

Let’s face it, school has been closed a lot this year, and there may be to come. But even a day at home can be a powerful time for learning.

Here are a few ideas from Jordan Walker and Marla Baker, teachers at Metro Early College school, on how keep learning even when the snow closes school.

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$20,000 for STEM in Akron

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Yesterday, the Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN) – Akron Hub announced The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company awarded a $20,000 grant to support the Akron Hub’s spring 2014 Professional Development Series. Read the full press release here. To learn more about what this grant means for STEM education in Akron and the greater community, we called up hub director Alison White.

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Apply now for the STEM Leaders Academy!

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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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Starting out $30,000 in debt? Don’t just blame your college

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When a student graduates high school, we expect them to be able to choose one of three paths: college, a job, or starting their own business. For many students, it seems clear that high school alone has only prepared them for a fourth option: none of the above. Today’s high school diploma just doesn’t mean what it used to.

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School offers a haven for bullied students

Yesterday, NBC4 anchor Cabot Rea stopped by the Metro Early College High School in Columbus to talk with students about bullying. He talked with many students who said the high-achieving school, founded by Battelle and Ohio State University, provided them with a safe haven from the bullying they experienced at other schools. WCMH: News, Weather, and Sports for Columbus, Ohio To learn more about Metro as a place to enroll your child or about how you can support this great […]

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