STEM Council Pecha Kucha

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STEM Council Pecha Kucha

  1. 1. Education is rapidly becoming a $1 trillion industry,representing 10% of Americas GNP and second in sizeonly to the health care industry. Education Industry Association
  2. 2. 2/3rds of middle school students we work with say science is theirfavorite subject. Yet, very few are pursuing science in college. Whatis killing their love of science?
  3. 3. 40% of students that start HS in Texas dont graduate.40% of our Texas HS graduates are not college ready.
  4. 4. Education is the process by which society deliberatelytransmits its accumulated knowledge, skills, and values fromone generation to another. Wikipedia
  5. 5. 21st century businesses are not developed in silos.Current US schooling is based on Industrial Age model. Teachingwidgets, not students.
  6. 6. Great teachers teach students... not subjects.
  7. 7. Cultural Capitalsum of all ones knowledge andexperiences that makes them morelikely to be successful at somethingthan someone who has not had thoseexperiences.French Sociologist - Pierre Bourdieu
  8. 8. Theres no Rich Uncle to turn to...
  9. 9. Teacher Stipends - $1000
  10. 10. Professional & Graduate Mentors to support teachersand work collaboratively with students as they buildportfolios.
  11. 11. Field Trips, Tours & Job Shadowing
  12. 12. On-line Portfolios
  13. 13. 100 Portfolios, 20 Summer Jobs
  14. 14. Double Bottom Line Ventures
  15. 15. Host a tour or be a guest speaker (1 - 2hrs)
  16. 16. Judge on-line portfolios. (2 - 4hrs)
  17. 17. Hire students to work for your business or cause.
  18. 18. Join the E4 Youth Board of Directors.
  19. 19. e4youth.com@e4youthcarl@e4youth.com@carlsettles

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