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STEM in Action-ConnectEd

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STEM in Action-ConnectEd

  1. 1. STEM in ActionWhat it looks Like Pier Sun Ho Associate Director for Pathway and Curriculum Development
  2. 2. Boat Building Challenge • 10 minutes • Teams of two • Boat must hold 100 g Hull volume > 100 cm31 plastic sheet + 1 ruler + 1 roll of tape + 2 hex nuts
  3. 3. Success? 3
  4. 4. Too often school - and STEM - is siloed 4
  5. 5. Industry Sectors Provide theContext for STEM integration 5
  6. 6. Linked Learning“A multi-year, comprehensive and personalized approach to high school that integrates hands-on academic and technical study, and is organized around a broad theme, interest area or industry sector”
  7. 7. Linked Learning Principles• Pathways prepare students for both postsecondary education and careers• Pathways lead to a full range of postsecondary and career opportunities• Pathways connect academics to real world experiences• Pathways improve student achievement 7
  8. 8. Industry sectors provide real-worldproblems and project to contextualize learning 8
  9. 9. Crime Scene Investigation• <video embed> 9
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  11. 11. ConnectEd Studios 11
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  13. 13. Health Science Integrated Units• AIDS• Career exploration• Communicable diseases• Complementary and alternative medicine• Ethics• Health insurance• Nutrition• Tobacco and smoking• Workplace injuries 13
  14. 14. Engineering Integrated Units• 3D modeling• Bridge design• Catapult design• Reverse engineering• Green building architecture • Residential • Commercial• Circuit Design• Robotics 14
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  16. 16. Why? • High math requirements of post-secondary STEM fields• Lack of foundational pre-algebra skills  difficulty in all subsequent math, science, and technical courses.
  17. 17. More of same? Not helpful
  18. 18. Project-based Learning 18
  19. 19. Project-Based Math 19
  20. 20. Middle schoolExtended Summer Day BridgeComm Highcollege school Drop-in Units 20
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