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By myralopez on August 23, 2018 in Science, STEM, STEMpact, Teacher Leadership, Workshop

STEMpact’s Leadership Series is a series of workshops for school and district administrators, principals, coordinators, coaches, teachers, and leaders. Directed toward individuals and/or teams interested in bringing a stronger STEM mindset and intention to school and classroom practices. The lead...

STEM TQ: developing STEM-capable teachers

By myralopez on July 16, 2017 in STEM, STEMpact, Workshop

Michelle Harrison was scared. She has a fear of touching dead things. And now she was tasked with dissecting a pig heart. But instead of dodging the assignment, Harrison faced her fear, grabbed the scalpel and went to work. “It was eye-opening and I’m so glad I did it,” said Harrison, a sixth-gra...

Building engineers at Cardinal Ritter

By myralopez on June 4, 2015 in Community Engagement, Science, Workshop

With steady hands, a team of high school students carefully placed a pack of index cards on top of a tower made only of straws and paper clips, holding their breath to see if it would stand. For one school day, Washington University’s Institute for School Partnership (ISP) worked alongside Cardin...

Design thinking: the bathroom and beyond

By myralopez on April 5, 2015 in Faculty & Staff, Workshop

To discuss how educators think through and make decisions, an assortment of university and K-12 school leaders gathered in an unlikely place: a high school bathroom. In a time of education reform, partnerships between K-12 schools and outside universities, organizations and businesses are more im...