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  • STEM + Thinkfinity

    1. 1. Thinkfinity + STEM = Engaging Content PETE&C 2010 Pres en te d by: An n Noo nen, P h .D. & Ja n a Ba xter
    2. 2. Thinkfinity + STEM = Engaging Content Program Description: Looking for engaging STEM resources? Thinkfinity.org could be your answer! Thinkfinity resources are available 24/7, at no cost, are commercial free, and are created by the nation’s experts! Join us as we share and model tech integration strategies using Thinkfinity resources while focusing on PA math and science standards.
    3. 3. STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math Pe n n sy lv a n ia STEM In it iati ve
    4. 4. Long-term Goals
    5. 5. Long-term Goals Increase the number and diversity of Pennsylvania’s students, residents and workers with high quality post-secondary STEM education and training
    6. 6. Long-term Goals Increase the number and diversity of Pennsylvania’s students, residents and workers with high quality post-secondary STEM education and training Ensure that all graduates from Pennsylvania’s high schools meet or exceed proficiency in STEM content areas
    7. 7. Long-term Goals
    8. 8. Long-term Goals Diversify and increase the number of Pennsylvania teachers who are well prepared and highly-effective in providing STEM education
    9. 9. Long-term Goals Diversify and increase the number of Pennsylvania teachers who are well prepared and highly-effective in providing STEM education Increase awareness of and commitment to STEM education as a priority for Pennsylvania.
    10. 10. STEM The Pennsylvania STEM Initiative is a statewide partnership dedicated to preparing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for global competitiveness through a statewide strategy of enhanced science, technology engineering and mathematics education and career development opportunities for Pennsylvania students and communities. This strategy is executed by the statewide STEM Initiative in cooperation with five regional STEM Networks across Pennsylvania. 5 Regions
    11. 11. STEM Regional Contacts http://www.pasteminitiative.org/ NW - Dr. Ken Borland SW - Barry Nathan Central - Alison Felix NE - Paul Schembari SE - Tony Girifalco
    12. 12. Thinkfinity http://www.thinkfinity.org/ Free le ss on pl a n s a n d educ ati on a l re so urce s
    13. 13. Content Partners
    14. 14. Your Favorite STEM Thinkfinity Site Post to WallWisher http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/ ThinkfinitySTEM
    15. 15. Thinkfinity Resources A Review of STEM-related Sites: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Illuminations Science NetLinks
    16. 16. Illuminations Site Tour Activities Click on View All Activities Standards E-examples and video clips Lesson Plans Grade level, standard, and search term
    17. 17. Science NetLinks Tour Lessons and Tools Sort by benchmark, title, or grade level Weekly Science Updates Weekly podcasts Resources Select benchmark and/or grade level
    18. 18. Wallwisher Your Favorites: http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/ ThinkfinitySTEM
    19. 19. Search Thinkfinity Search.... Volcano Mathematician Character Trading Card Bio-Cube Shape Poem
    20. 20. Thinkfinity Resource Calendar Newsletter Newest Resources
    21. 21. A Few of Our Favorites... Classroom Uses: WallWisher Jog The Web http://www.jogtheweb.com/run/ YaFjvIZ9uvw4/STEM-Resources
    22. 22. Comments/Questions? A ct 48 C ode - LL112369

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