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WEBINAR: August 11, 2017, 9:00am PT | 10:00am MT | 11:00am CT | 12:00pm ET LINK
Planning call for the Youth Engagement Practice Group members interested in increasing student representation in STEM Ecosystem Leadership. Call Agenda
WEBINAR: August 15, 2017, 9:00am PT | 10:00am MT | 11:00am CT | 12:00pm ET LINK
Great Lakes Bay Region Early Childhood STEM Efforts
The webinar will include several examples of what the Great Lakes Bay Region has been doing to support STEM learning opportunities for families and young children. Examples will include: 1. STEM Lending Library for early childhood educators, including preschools and child care programs: http://www.bayarenacgreatstart.org/stem-lending-library/; 2.The Imagination Playground recently created in partnership with the Bay County Historical Society & Museum: http://www.imaginationplayground.com/; 3. GLBR partnership with Bedtime Math and the introduction of Bedtime Math at Parent-Teacher Conferences: http://bedtimemath.org/; 4. GLBR Math in the Mail project to provide early math/STEM resources to at-risk families with 3-year-olds: http://www.baisd.net/programs/earlychildhood/programs/math-in-the-mail/; 5. Other Out-of-School STEM Network examples: OST STEM Network Livebinder: http://www.livebinders.com/play/play?id=1955867; Midland Center for the Arts (new Spark!Lap Smithsonian) exhibit: http://www.mcfta.org/alden-b-dow-museum-of-science-and-art/current-exhibitions/smithsonian-sparklab/; Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum: http://www.michildrensmuseum.com/; Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square: http://www.saginawzoo.com/; Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum: http://www.mpdiscoverymuseum.org/
WEBINAR: August 15, 2017, 12:00pm PT | 1:00pm MT | 2:00pm CT | 3:00pm ET LINK
Planning Call #2 for the November 2, 2017 launch of a STEM-UP, a family engagement campaign.
Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2887788510130792962
STEM-UP Overview: We believe STEM is everywhere and for everyone. November 2, 2017 will be a day of united practice to highlight STEM. Across the nation, we will STEM-UP (United Practice).
Before the Call:
- Access the STEM-UP shared Google Folder and the sample Lights On Afterschool etc. links
- Add to the STEM-Up Communications draft plan
- Fill out the Parent Activity Form and/or add activities for sharing in the STEM-Up folder
WEBINAR: August 23, 2017, 1:00pm PT | 2:00pm MT | 3:00pm CT | 4:00pm ET LINK
Planning Call for the ECE & STEM Resource Mapping Group to identify Early Childhood Education Resources.
WEBINAR: August 24, 2017, 1:00pm PT | 2:00pm MT | 3:00pm CT | 4:00pm ET LINK
Planning Call for the ECE & STEM Messaging Group to draft easy to understand messaging to encourage more support for Early Childhood Education. This could include messaging to funders, policy makers, families, etc.
SXSW Voting – STEM Learning Ecosystems could be featured TWICE
- Vote for our SXSW EDU Panel Not “Random Acts of STEM”: Planned Career Success
The SXSW EDU® Conference & Festival cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning. STEM Learning Ecosystems is in the SXSW “Panel Picker” contest to lead a discussion that demonstrates how partners from diverse backgrounds and practices are working together to establish rigorous, engaging education pathways to equip students for STEM careers (and life).
Every single vote helps! Please visit the website, register, and cast your vote of support for our panel: Not “Random Acts of STEM”: Planned Career Success. Forward this email and encourage your colleagues and friends to vote for us also! Click this link to tweet too. Thank you.
- Help us get to #SXSWedu in Austin this spring. VOTE NOW to get our session, Building Student Centered STEM Communities, through! And please SHARE this post! 👍 #PanelPicker
Local Ecosystems are reimagining how community partners, in & outside of school, can coordinate efforts & align resources to provide STEM for more students. Listen in as 4 community leaders & STEM Ecosystems members from government, expanded learning & a non-profit reflect on their experiences to maximize STEM learning opportunities. Whether representing large-urban, rural or mid-size communities, this panel will shape your thinking & strategy when implementing large scale learning initiatives.
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