Sparking Student Learning In STEM Subjects

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  • Why is science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education so important and what must we do?
  • Sparking Student Learning In STEM Subjects

    1. 1. Engaging Students <br />in<br />STEM Learning<br />presented by Linda Nitsche<br />professional blog: http://nitschenotes.blogspot.com<br />professional website: http://nitschenotes.wikispaces.com<br />
    2. 2. world sense<br />
    3. 3. integrate theory<br />
    4. 4. project based<br />
    5. 5. novel situations<br />
    6. 6. solve problems<br />
    7. 7. fostercreativity<br />
    8. 8. technologically literate<br />
    9. 9. Science and Technology / Engineering Curriculum Framework May 2001<br />
    10. 10. why STEM<br />
    11. 11. tech professionals of 2020<br />
    12. 12.
    13. 13. 21st Century Skills<br />“…an entire generation of kids will fail to make the grade in the global economy because they can’t think their way through abstract problems, work in teams, distinguish good information from bad, or speak a language other than English.”<br />-How to Build a Student for the 21st Century, <br />TIME Magazine, December 18, 2006<br />
    14. 14. “I am calling on our nation’s governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that don’t simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st century skills like problem-solving and critical thinking and entrepreneurship and creativity”<br />-President Barack Obama, March 2009<br />
    15. 15. growth field<br />
    16. 16. learning<br />
    17. 17. modeling<br />videoconferencing<br />problem solving<br />to simulations<br />to virtual worlds<br />to programming<br />
    18. 18. part 1<br />modeling to simulations<br />
    19. 19. try scienceexperiments<br />
    20. 20. hot chalk off road video<br />
    21. 21. try engineering<br />
    22. 22.
    23. 23. building bridges<br />
    24. 24. build a roller coaster<br />
    25. 25. try science simulations<br />
    26. 26.
    27. 27.
    28. 28.
    29. 29.
    30. 30. Explore …<br />modeling and <br />simulation webslide<br />Share your thoughts on our Google Doc<br />
    31. 31. Part 2<br />videoconferencing to virtual worlds<br />
    32. 32. eMissions<br />video<br />
    33. 33. NASA digital learning network<br />
    34. 34.
    35. 35. power UP<br />
    36. 36. dimension M <br />the backstory<br />
    37. 37. quest atlantis<br />
    38. 38. missions<br />Taiga: A Water Quality Unit <br />Virtual Mesa Verde: A Social Studies Unit <br />Plague World: A Persuasive Writing Unit <br />Statistics: A Math Unit Unit<br />Spacenik: A Planetary Science Unit <br />Biological Indicators Mission <br />Diversity Mission <br />Rights & Responsibilities Mission <br />Two Cells, One World Mission <br />missions<br />
    39. 39. Explore one world…<br />emissions<br />nasa DLN<br />power upquest atlantis<br />dimension m<br />Share your thoughts on our Google Doc<br />
    40. 40. Part 3<br />problem solving to programming<br />
    41. 41. green blob<br />
    42. 42. a world in motion<br />
    43. 43. braining camp<br />
    44. 44.
    45. 45.
    46. 46.
    47. 47. legomindstorms<br />
    48. 48. scratch<br />
    49. 49. Explore …<br />whizball<br />fantastic contraption<br />edhead games<br />scratch<br />legomindstorms<br />a world in motion<br />braining camp<br />Share your thoughts on our Google Doc<br />
    50. 50. modeling<br />videoconferencing<br />problem solving<br />to simulations<br />to virtual worlds<br />to programming<br />
    51. 51. Q & A<br />Engaging Students <br />in<br />STEM Learning<br />presented by Linda Nitsche<br />professional website: http://nitschenotes.wikispaces.com<br />
    52. 52. Image Sources (Creative Commons License) in slide order:<br />1 &51green ball: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/1909978654/sizes/o/in/ set-72157594289061135/<br />2. child awe:108634176_67591a9e0a<br />3. young scientist: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/m8eyboy/324758364/sizes/o/<br />4. real problem: 212263650_516daa00b7<br />5. maze: 952953634_b9cbffffd4_o Longleat Hedge Maze by Howard.Gees<br />6. Together: 2763379089_5447c0f388<br />7. creativity: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/pmtorrone/3066402360/sizes/o/<br />8. storytelling alice: 532895938_3581d6f105<br />9. design cycle: Science and Technology / Engineering Curriculum Framework May 2001<br />10. sciex: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/jeremywilburn/2556367352/sizes/l/<br />11. <br />12. graph: national science board , science and engineering indicators, 2008<br />13. time cover: How to Build a Student for the 21st Century, TIME Magazine, December 18, 2006<br />14. obama: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/tsevis/2340664539/sizes/l/<br />15. bench project: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/photodudes/2989302237/sizes/l/<br />16. architects http-//www.flickr.com/photos/klbw/3963694939/sizes/l/; cad http-//www.flickr.com/photos/toniphotos/128824731/sizes/o/; cad2 http-//www.flickr.com/photos/james_mallos/2333311938/sizes/o/; invent http-//www.flickr.com/photos/go_to_2040/3795513943/sizes/l/; math test http-//www.flickr.com/photos/attercop311/3088780713/sizes/o/; sci ex http-//www.flickr.com/photos/jeremywilburn/2556367352/sizes/l/; science test http-//www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/2890111114/sizes/l/; scientist http-//www.flickr.com/photos/niosh/2492023651/sizes/l/<br />17, 18 &50shell: www.flickr.com/photos/gyuvallos/1430475436/sizes/o/<br />17,31 & 50 secondlife: www.flickr.com/photos/hiperia3d/2921667491/sizes/o/in/photostream/<br />17,40&50knot: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/26516072@N00/1908614231/sizes/l/<br />30. green ball 3 http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/1337749333/sizes/o/in/photostream/<br />39. green dew: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/1860992267/sizes/o/<br />41. lego: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/phploveme/1292358479/sizes/o/<br />49. green ball2 http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/315411328/sizes/o/in/<br />

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