STEMpact

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...

Integrating computer science in schools

By myralopez on October 15, 2017 in STEM, STEMpact, Teacher Leadership

More than 100 years before the invention of the modern computer, the idea of computer programming existed. Created by a gifted mathematician named Ada Lovelace who wrote instructions for the first computer program in the mid-1800s. “The takeaway from her work is that computational thinking is not...

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...