Influence STEM Education Policy
Have you commented on the 2016 Arizona draft Mathematics Standards? K-12 educator input is critical; comments from those in higher education are also important to ensure we are preparing K-12 students for college. Please consider following the link to add your voice.
Strengthening STEM education⎯and providing equitable access for students in groups underrepresented in STEM careers⎯remain urgent national priorities. Get involved with STEM teacher leaders to play a crucial role in developing and delivering high-quality STEM education to all students.
Useful Web Links
Action research, classroom resources, and equipment for modeling classrooms can be found via this link to the Resources page on the ASU Legacy site for Modeling Instruction.
The importance of using scientific phenomena to spur interest and learning in STEM has recently been encouraged by STEM education leaders. The helpful Phenomena for NGSS website allows users to search images and video clips to aid this process, or to submit their own media.
Events for your Students!
Looking for free STEM-based activities that come directly to your classroom? Dignity Kids is fully funded.
The Arizona Science Lab (ASL) in Tempe offers science workshops for student classes in grades 4-8. These are 4 hour, project-based workshops taught by expert volunteer engineers and scientists.
Skateland is looking for STEM educators to facilitate their existing STEM programs. These are part time positions. If you’re interested contact sales and event manager Karissa Vital at 480-833-7775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.