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Call for 2015 Trailblazer Teachers

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We’re forming a team of teachers that will spend a year more deeply integrating blended learning into their classrooms. Also, by the end of that year, each teacher will publishing their lesson plans, assessments, and other resources as an “open-source” foundation for other teachers. We’re calling this group the Trailblazer Teachers.

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Science like Sherlock

This summer we pulled together science teachers and Battelle scientists to create science and literacy instruction for the Battelle Education Literacy Design Collaborative Science collection. What was the output? Take a look in this sneak peak! The following includes a small selection of the mini-tasks that were created as a part of Battelle’s work to create a collection of LDC science modules.

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Back-to-school literacy resources are one click away

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, […]

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PAST Innovation Lab Offers Training

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.

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Take a look at Ohio’s engineers thanks to #ilooklikeanengineer

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?

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Solo cups, shopping carts and science

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.

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Too few girls find jobs in STEM, but you can help

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 […]

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