Get Your Students Engaged in the  Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Lauren Espin, Siemens Foundation Lance Rougeux...
What is STEM?
Siemens Foundation Programs From Grade School to Grad School Siemens Competition  Math : Science : Technology
Siemens Foundation Programs From Grade School to Grad School Siemens STEM Academy Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement Si...
Lance Rougeux
90 seconds
 
Five Minds for the Future Gardner, Howard. (2007).  Five minds for the future.  Boston: Harvard Business School Press.  Di...
21 st  Century Skills <ul><li>Teaches 21st century skills discretely in the context of  core subjects  and 21st century  i...
 
The Shift <ul><li>Consuming </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Expert </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture </li></ul><ul><...
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>Empower your students to find solutions to environmental problems in t...
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>The Challenge is designed to help your students work together to solve...
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>High School Focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project focus on energy  </li>...
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>Learn About the Challenge  </li></ul>www.wecanchange.com including the...
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>TEAM PRIZES </li></ul><ul><li>1 st  Place - $50,000 scholarship + fina...
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com <ul><li>Now it’s time to Learn, Plan, Act and Share!  </li...
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com <ul><li>Submitting the application is easy! </li></ul>
 
 
Students can create and collaborate via voice, animated doodling and text commenting http://ed.voicethread.com
http://edu.glogster.com http://tinyurl.com/yfxmmq4  Learning centers Lab reports Research projects Presentations Science F...
http://tinyurl.com/yb3j969
 
Siemens   We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
 
www.siemensstemacademy.com
<ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>STEM Institute </li></ul><ul><li>STA...
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Siemens Foundation STEM Programs

  1. 1. Get Your Students Engaged in the Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge Lauren Espin, Siemens Foundation Lance Rougeux, Discovery Education
  2. 2. What is STEM?
  3. 3. Siemens Foundation Programs From Grade School to Grad School Siemens Competition Math : Science : Technology
  4. 4. Siemens Foundation Programs From Grade School to Grad School Siemens STEM Academy Siemens Awards for Advanced Placement Siemens Teacher Scholarships
  5. 5. Lance Rougeux
  6. 6. 90 seconds
  7. 8. Five Minds for the Future Gardner, Howard. (2007). Five minds for the future. Boston: Harvard Business School Press. Disciplined mastery of key subjects Creating beyond existing knowledge and syntheses to pose new questions Respectful seeking to understand differences Ethical striving toward good work and good citizenship Synthesizing arraying information to make sense to self and others
  8. 9. 21 st Century Skills <ul><li>Teaches 21st century skills discretely in the context of core subjects and 21st century interdisciplinary themes </li></ul><ul><li>Focuses on providing opportunities for applying 21st century skills across content areas and for a competency-based approach to learning </li></ul><ul><li>Enables innovative learning methods that integrate the use of supportive technologies , inquiry- and problem-based approaches and higher order thinking skills </li></ul><ul><li>Encourages the integration of community resources beyond school walls </li></ul>http://www.21stcenturyskills.org
  9. 11. The Shift <ul><li>Consuming </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Expert </li></ul><ul><li>Lecture </li></ul><ul><li>Access to information </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about </li></ul><ul><li>Passive </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Publication </li></ul><ul><li>Formal schooling </li></ul><ul><li>Supply-push </li></ul><ul><li>Producing </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitator </li></ul><ul><li>Hallway </li></ul><ul><li>Access to people </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to be </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>Conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong learning </li></ul><ul><li>Demand-pull </li></ul>http://www.stevehargadon.com/2008/03/web-20-is-future-of-education.html
  10. 12. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>Empower your students to find solutions to environmental problems in their own backyards and have them become true Agents of Change! </li></ul>www.wecanchange.com
  11. 13. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>The Challenge is designed to help your students work together to solve an environmental problem in their… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom (K-2) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School (3-5) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community (6-8) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Beyond the Community (9-12) </li></ul></ul>www.wecanchange.com
  12. 14. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>High School Focus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Project focus on energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expansion beyond their immediate community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher weight on replication/expansion </li></ul></ul>www.wecanchange.com
  13. 15. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>Learn About the Challenge </li></ul>www.wecanchange.com including the prizes…
  14. 16. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge <ul><li>TEAM PRIZES </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Place - $50,000 scholarship + finalist pack </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Place - $25,000 scholarship + finalist pack </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd Place - $10,000 scholarship + finalist pack </li></ul><ul><li>TEACHER/MENTOR PRIZES </li></ul><ul><li>1 st Place - $5,000 grant + free registration to the next NSTA National (or Regional) Conference + finalist pack </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd Place - $1,000 grant + free registration to the next NSTA National (or Regional) Conference + finalist pack </li></ul><ul><li>3 rd Place - $500 grant + free registration to the next NSTA National (or Regional) Conference + finalist pack </li></ul><ul><li>MORE PRIZES </li></ul><ul><li>51 state finalists - Free 1 year membership to NSTA, a 12-month subscription to DE science, and a finalist pack </li></ul><ul><li>First 100 teams who enter receive DVD </li></ul>www.wecanchange.com
  15. 17. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
  16. 18. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
  17. 19. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com <ul><li>Now it’s time to Learn, Plan, Act and Share! </li></ul>
  18. 20. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com <ul><li>Submitting the application is easy! </li></ul>
  19. 23. Students can create and collaborate via voice, animated doodling and text commenting http://ed.voicethread.com
  20. 24. http://edu.glogster.com http://tinyurl.com/yfxmmq4 Learning centers Lab reports Research projects Presentations Science Fair displays Whales Global Warming What is Web 2.0? Incredible Universe
  21. 25. http://tinyurl.com/yb3j969
  22. 27. Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge www.wecanchange.com
  23. 29. www.siemensstemacademy.com
  24. 30. <ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>STEM Institute </li></ul><ul><li>STARs </li></ul>www.wecanchange.com www.siemensstemacademy.com
  25. 31. Questions?

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