STEMpact

Op-ed: Creating a STEM-strong St. Louis

By myralopez on November 22, 2018 in Science, STEM, STEMpact

STEM is all around us, from the complex to the simple. Take your smartphone, for example. This device wouldn’t be possible without the brainpower of engineers. Additionally, improved treatments and cures for diseases are possible because of scientists and medical professionals who have a deep und...

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...

Sign up for STEM Leadership workshops!

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 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 Leadership Workshop (STEM in Elementary School)

By myralopez on August 22, 2018 in

TOPICS Tuesday October 30:  STEM in the Elementary Classroom 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...

STEM TQ experience inspires teachers to create garden club

By myralopez on August 17, 2018 in Science, STEM, STEMpact

Like the nation’s former First Lady Michelle Obama, teachers at Barack Obama Elementary School are using gardening to teach students about health, math, and science. Working under the guidance of teachers and Monsanto volunteers, students at Obama Elementary recently took to the school grounds to...