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Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance Introductory Meeting

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Content from the Introductory Meeting of the Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance; led by Dr. Sarah Koebley, Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM

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Southeast Michigan STEM Alliance Introductory Meeting

  1. 1. © 2016 TIES Perspectives and Resources from a National STEM Learning Ecosystem Initiative September 27, 2017 DR. SARAH KOEBLEY TEACHING INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE IN STEM SE Michigan STEM Ecosystem Leadership Gathering WELCOME!
  2. 2. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 2Page 2 Perspectives and Resources from a National STEM Learning Ecosystem Initiative Why? What? How?
  3. 3. What is STEM Education? The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields are collectively considered core technological underpinnings of an advanced society (National Research Council and the National Science Foundation). The term is commonly used in relation to the nation's economic competitiveness and the related need for education programs in support of future generations.
  4. 4. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 4Page 4 Mathematics Technology Science Engineering
  5. 5. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 5Page 5 Nanotechnology
  6. 6. 7 Context: Why STEM? IT’S MORE ABOUT THE SKILLS 7
  7. 7. 8 Context: Why stem? IMPORTANT TO OUR ECONOMIC FUTURE 8
  8. 8. 11
  9. 9. •With global input, an international group of leading technological thinkers were asked to identify the Grand Challenges for Engineering in the 21st century. •14 goals for improving life on the planet fall into four cross-cutting themes: -Sustainability -Health -Security -Joy of Living
  10. 10. “GRAND CHALLENGES” Level 1 Climate Change Water Scarcity Energy Security Cyber Security Global financial structure Biodiversity and Ecosystem losses Fisheries Depletion Deforestation Infectious Disease Level 2 • Poverty • Education • The Digital Divide • Urbanization • Intellectual property • International labor and migration • E-Commerce rules • Biotechnology rules • Maritime Safety and Pollution Disrupt our way of life Require Engineering Thinking to Solve Credit: Gregory Washington, PhD, Dean, Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine
  11. 11. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 14Page 14
  12. 12. © 2016 TIES The (Inter) National STEM Learning Ecosystems Network…
  13. 13. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 16Page 16 Underlying Premise… When does learning occur? Credit: Life Center, Univ. of Washington
  14. 14. STEM Funders Network Membership History 17
  15. 15. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 18Page 18 TIES: Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM Whole School Design STEM Implementation Support Fabrication Labs (Maker Spaces) STEM Learning Ecosystems
  16. 16. The Research & Evidence for the STEM Learning Ecosystems 1/2010 - 7/2011 1990s 1990s-2009 2011 - 2013 Sources: (1) Achieve. (2) How Cross-Sector Collaborations are Advancing STEM Learning. Working paper by Kathleen Traphagen and Saskia Traill. February 2014. 19
  17. 17. … a “metaphor of ecosystems (is used) to describe how communities are attempting to create, enrich and connect varied learning opportunities to improve young people’s knowledge and engagement in STEM and better prepare them to be STEM-literate members of our civic communities.” - Traphagen & Traill, 2014
  18. 18. AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS PK-12 PUBLIC AND CHARTER SCHOOLS MUSEUMS AND SCIENCE CENTERS SUMMER PROGRAMS STEM ECOSYSTEMS A learning ecosystem harnesses the unique contributions of all these different settings to deliver STEM learning for all children INFORMAL STEM AT HOME FAB LABS POST-SECONDARY STEM BUSINESS/INDUSTRYFOUNDATIONS AND NON-PROFITS
  19. 19. Year 3: 56 STEM Learning Ecosystems Cohort 1 Cohort 2 Cohort 3
  20. 20. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 23Page 23 STEM Learning Ecosystems Strategy Framework 23
  21. 21. © 2016 TIES/ Innovation By Design ™/ All Rights Reserved. 1. Cross Sector Partnerships
  22. 22. Source: US Department of Education. Dec 2015 STEM Learning Ecosystems
  23. 23. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 27Page 27 Central focus? … on providing equitable access to historically underrepresented youth in STEM learning and programming … on implementing a diverse array of family engagement efforts and events
  24. 24. © 2016 TIES/ Innovation By Design ™/ All Rights Reserved. 2. Architecture/ Governance
  25. 25. A strong Ecosystem has in place…
  26. 26. A high-functioning Ecosystem also has… Clear governance structure Identified/ incorporated STEM strengths and needs of community Clearly articulated mission/goals… and a way to communicate them Plan to scale and sustain the work
  27. 27. © 2016 TIES/ Innovation By Design ™/ All Rights Reserved. 3. Equipping Educators with Tools
  28. 28. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 32Page 32 WHAT IS STEM EDUCATION NOW & FOR THE DECADE TO COME? ...also stands for STRATEGIES THAT ENGAGE MINDS
  29. 29. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 33Page 33
  30. 30. STEM EDUCATION IN USING DESIGN THINKING 34
  31. 31. Instead of: “MEMORIZE THE PROCESS OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS.. .” “HOW MIGHT PEOPLE SATISFY THEIR ENERGY NEEDS IN THE FUTURE?” FRAMING A PROBLEM
  32. 32. © 2016 TIES/ Innovation By Design ™/ All Rights Reserved. 4. Aligned in- school and out-of- school learning
  33. 33. © 2016 TIES/ Innovation By Design ™/ All Rights Reserved. 5. College and Career Readiness
  34. 34. More than half of the top 10 in demand jobs in 2015 did not exist in 2004 -500 500 1500 2500 3500 4500 5500 1971 1982 1996 1999 2003 2006 2007 2010 2015 TransistorCount(Millions) Pen um II AMD K8 Itanium 2 Core 2 Duo Cell AMD K10 Itanium 2 with 9 MB Cache Core 17 (Quad) Power6 Six-Core Opteron 24 Dual-Core Itanium 2 Quad-Core Itanium 8-Core Xeon 18-Core Xeon Haswell Year PentiumIntel 4004 Six-Core Xeon 7400 Radio- 38 Years TV - 13 Years Cellphone 7 Years Internet - 4 Years Facebook 2 Years Years to 50 million users Are we educating students for the job market of the future?
  35. 35. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 39Page 39 Digitized. Automated. Outsourced.
  36. 36. Record movies Record movies View movies Photographs Compute Listen Radio Play Games Measure Time Telephone Share pictures Share text Yellow Pages Plan route Forecast weather ©DassaultSystemes2009 Design 1980: Disconnected Technologies Listen Music (mobile!) 2015 Now integrated in our pockets But have we changed how we educate?
  37. 37. Source: CLASP & Alliance for Quality Career Pathways How Funders Can Use Alliance Framework Version 1.0 Workforce & Pathways
  38. 38. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 42Page 42 National Ecosystem Participation Benefits
  39. 39.  Change how we work and who is involved in STEM education for all of SE Michigan’s young people  Go beyond school, standards, and the educational system as we know it  Create STEM Pathways that are: gainful, interest- driven, life-long, and connected to the workforce  Design a Community of Practice (CoP) that is local, regional and national What are we fundamentally trying to do?
  40. 40. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 44 Today’s students. Tomorrow’s world.
  41. 41. © 2016 TIES/ Visit us at www.stemecosystems.org Follow us on Twitter @STEMecosystems Engage in the conversation #stemecosystem Page 45

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