STEM Ed Collaborative
working definition of "STEM Education"
Education refers to utilizing the NYS MST Standards in the teaching
and learning of
the Science, Technology Education, Engineering
and Math (STEM) disciplines,
in an innovative, integrated, collaborative,
and applied fashion
to a level of challenge sufficient for college
and/or career readiness.
in part from the National STEM Initiative)
American Society of Engineering
Empire State STEM Learning Network
NYS Association for Computers and
Technologies in Education
New York State United
NY Institute of Technology
School of Education
School of Engineering
and Computer Sciences
Central New York
Science Teaching Certificate
In The News...
the GAO Can’t Figure Out if There’s a STEM Worker
- You are invited to submit a proposal for an interactive lab (workshop)
to be held at the second Uncommon Approaches to the Common Core conference
in Albany on August 12th and 13th.
Workshops will be offered in the following content areas: the
Arts, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Language other
than English (LOTE), or Social Studies. Science related workshops
must be aligned to both the New York State Learning Standards for
Mathematics, Science, and Technology as included in the core curriculum
resource guides, as appropriate, and the NYS Common Core Learning
Standards for ELA and Literacy. The presentation should demonstrate
the use of primary sources and/or other cultural resources in inquiry-based
activities. The presentation team must consist of at least two
individuals, representing at least any two of the following professions:
classroom teacher, librarian, teaching artist, or cultural educator.
To apply, please go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cTBZ7abDctslEVgUe5Jecp-HgEo3m0ugt0ras4tfhEk/viewform.
Presenters will receive a modest honorarium and travel expenses.
Please share as appropriate.
If you have any questions and/or concerns, please e-mail Joanne
Associate in Science Education
Office of Curriculum and Instruction
Room 318 EB
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
Ph: (518) 474-5922
Fax: (518) 473-4884
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is debuting a new engineering design challenge to engage students worldwide
the next phase of human space exploration. The NASA Human Exploration
Rover Challenge is a more complex follow-on to the successful NASA
Great Moonbuggy Race.
- NAEP - Technology & Engineering
is coming 2013 (video)
- Change the Equation (CTEq) has just released Vital
Signs, a new series of national and state-level reports
that paint a wide-ranging and in-depth picture of science, technology,
engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning.
- Now you can
subscribe to the NYS STEM Collaborative Listserv
- New York is now a member of the new STEMx
coalition of state STEM networks through Empire
STEM, through which we are beginning to interconnect messages
through states’ social media as well as STEMConnector
and other national partners.
Have You Seen...
- Switch Energy Project -
The Switch Energy Project is a nonpartisan effort to build energy
awareness and promote efficiency. The project includes a feature
length documentary, the world’s only video
to energy and a soon-to-be-released K-12 video and companion curriculum
program co-developed by NEED.org. Watch the trailer for Switch here.
- The Switch Education Edition DVD is specially designed for
classroom use and features the full documentary, chapters categorized
by resource type and energy issue to pair with curriculum, as
as a Discussion and Learning Guide created with innovative
ideas submitted and tested by teachers. It includes discussion
ideas for incorporating Switch web videos into coursework,
resources for leading a campus efficiency drive and more.
Shown at movie theaters and film festivals across the country,
as well as at over 300 universities, Switch features
exclusive interviews with the world’s most renowned
energy experts from government, industry and academia, as
well as visits
to the energy facilities never before seen on film.
can order a free copy here. If you wish to request
a bulk order for a conference or teacher training session,
- PBS KIDS' Design
Squad Nation - Design Squad introduces students to engineering
by offering STEM-related videos and a community for kids/teens
to get inspired and share creative ideas. We also have a Parents
and Educators section with STEM guides, lessons and classroom-ready
in the K-12 STEM Standards of the 50 U.S. States: An Analysis
of Presence and Extent.
- The STEM Talent Gap
Magazine - S.T.E.M. Magazine is a publication of the
Carley Group LLC. Wayne Carley is the publisher and senior editor
for all content in S.T.E.M. Magazine.
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- for those seeking and promoting STEM Careers
for Aldebaran Robotics
and the Aldebaran
Daily - One Stop Shop for STEM Education
for <x> - A forum to encourage and amplify technology-based
moonshot thinking and teamwork.
Education Channel - scrubbed of offensive material.
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Education Week (April) - Environmental solutions
for the future can begin with you!
of Gravity is an example of how Western Reserve PBS is
helping educate Ohio's youth.
- The Presidential
Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Generation Science Standards for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s
is a free science library and personal learning tool brought to you
by Nature Publishing Group, the world's leading publisher of science.
the Equation pledges to create widespread literacy in
science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as an investment
in our nation that empowers us all.
in Elementary Classes - By WINNIE HU (published NY
- Center for
Technology and Innovation - A New Museum in Binghamton,