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STEMpact STEM TQ Summer Institute

By myralopez on April 17, 2019 in

Some 120 local educators are participating in this two week summer institute held at Washington University and various STEM locations throughout the region. The 2019 STEMpact Teacher Quality experience will be a 100-hour, yearlong learning endeavor involving teams of teachers from St. Louis regio...

Video: Taking STEM TQ lessons back to the classroom

By myralopez on November 5, 2018 in Science, STEM, STEMpact

It was with apprehension that Kelly Abraham sat down in July for her first day of STEMpact’s two-week STEM Teacher Quality (STEM TQ) Institute at Washington University in St. Louis. Of the 150 K-8 teachers taking part, she was the only fine arts teacher, and not really sure how much of it would b...

STEM Leadership Workshop (Tech Integration)

By myralopez on August 22, 2018 in

TOPIC Tuesday February 12:  Technology Integration WHO Open to school and district administrators, principals, coordinators, coaches, teachers and leaders, and individuals and/or teams, interested in bringing a stronger STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) mindset and intention to...

STEM Leadership Workshop (STEM in Art, PE/Health, Music)

By myralopez on August 22, 2018 in

TOPICS Wednesday January 23:  STEM in Art, PE/Health, Music Drama Tuesday February 12:  Technology Integration WHO Open to school and district administrators, principals, coordinators, coaches, teachers and leaders, and individuals and/or teams, interested in bringing a stronger STEM (science, te...

STEM Leadership Workshop (Best Practices in Classrooms)

By myralopez on August 22, 2018 in

TOPICS Thursday December 13:  Best Practices in High Quality Classrooms Wednesday January 23: STEM in Art, PE/Health, Music, Drama Tuesday February 12:  Technology Integration WHO Open to school and district administrators, principals, coordinators, coaches, teachers and leaders, and individuals ...

STEM Leadership Workshop (STEM in Middle School Classroom)

By myralopez on August 22, 2018 in

TOPICS Tuesday November 13:  STEM in the Middle School Classroom Thursday December 13:  Best Practices in High Quality Classrooms Wednesday January 23:  STEM in Art, PE/Health, Music, Drama Tuesday February 12:  Technology Integration WHO Open to school and district administrators, principals, co...

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...