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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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NWO Symposium on STEM Teaching

The premier STEM Education professional development conference for all of Ohio!

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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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Mimio Pad – Interactive Classroom

Captivate your classroom with the new MimioPad™ wireless pen tablet. This technology transforms your whiteboard or projection screen into an interactive display that can be controlled from anywhere in your room. Engage your students with various features of Mimio Pad technology that support collaborative learning from the front row to last.  

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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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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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Prove it! How to teach student-led math

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The classroom is busy. Questions, answers, even laughter fill a space at Metro Early College in Columbus, Ohio. But the members of the class aren’t students, at least not most of the time. Instead, they’re teachers from some of Ohio’s most innovative schools – joined together through the Ohio STEM Learning Network, an organization founded in 2007 with help from Battelle and other supporters of STEM education.

For the last two days, these teachers have taken on the character of eighth grade math students. They’re playing this role to get some first-hand experience with a new way of teaching math, developed by the Mathematics Design Collaborative.

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Battelle and 13 states launch STEMx at U.S. News and World Report STEM Solutions Summit

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To kick off the U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012 summit, basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and a host of science, technology, engineering and math leaders announced the formation of STEMx, a multi-state network that will help connect policymakers with teachers, business leaders, and STEM organizations. “[STEM] is a genuine grassroots movement, and this is the first national meeting of this grassroots movement,” said Brad Smith, executive vice president and general counsel at Microsoft. “Let’s continue to find a way to use […]

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