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STEM in the Park

MEET US AT THE PARK FOR THE 7TH ANNUAL STEM IN THE PARK SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2016 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Perry Field House @ BGSU STEM in the Park will feature interactive displays and activities created by area universities, community partners, and local businesses to engage children of all ages in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Join us for a family day of hands-on fun at Bowling Green State University, featuring two NEW activity zones for […]

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Literacy in the Park

FREE FAMILY EVENT Enjoy a snack and literacy-based activities for the entire family! Over the past 12 years, the event has featured many well-known children’s authors, and we are excited to have bestselling children’s book author Todd Parr with us this year. We have expanded the focus of Literacy in the Park to address all of the different ways literacy is important in our lives. Families will have opportunities to engage in activities about scientific literacy, digital literacy, financial literacy, […]

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Women in STEM

Empowering young women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Fostering confidence and inspiration. Girls in grades 6, 7, and 8 will be exposed to careers in the STEM fields through hands-on activities when they visit BGSU for our annual Women in STEM program. This year’s event features a keynote presentation from MIT Engineer Emily Calandrelli, who is also the producer and host of FOX’s Xploration Outer Space. Emily, also known as the “Spacegal”, is passionate about space exploration and inspiring […]

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Digital Literacy Workshop

Provided by the Ohio STEM Learning Network (OSLN)-Akron Hub, this  three-day, 21st Century learning professional experience focuses on designing a digitally informed environment of collaboration among learners. Visual art, information literacy, and technology standards integrate to support learning using creative and critical thinking in PBL, STEM, research, and technology, as well as inquiry settings in all content areas. This course sets the stage for the use of technology, internet, research applications, instructional tools, and Web 2.0 presentation resources. Working in […]

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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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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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Why Global Impact STEM Academy rocks in just three minutes

Just over a year ago, the momentum started to build around the Springfield community’s vision for their own new STEM school: The Global Impact STEM Academy

Today, that school’s a reality. What’s it like? Awesome. But don’t just take it from me.

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Students explore digital photography

by Aimee Kennedy, Battelle Vice-President of Education and STEM Learning Early this year, Battelle helped support a coalition of Columbus arts organizations who came together to reach more kids through an alliance they call “Surge Columbus.”  We’re starting to see some of the early results of this new program and, I’ve got to tell you, they look great. One of the first events was a Saturday excursion where kids got to work one-on-one with an accomplished Columbus photographer. For the […]

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