Volume 1, Issue 3
STEM Learning Surrounds Us: Building ecosystems that connect STEM education across learning settings
Editor Dennis Schatz introduces the third issue, focused on how STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) learning surrounds us. ...
By Dennis Schatz
Learn how to create opportunities for young people from low-income, ethnically diverse communities to learn about growing food, doing science, and h...
By Amie Patchen, Andrea Aeschlimann, Anne Vera-Cruz, Anushree Kamath, Deborah Jose, Jackie DeLisi, Michael Barnett, Paul Madden, and Rajeev Rupani
In the Billion Oyster Project, middle school students study and conduct field research of New York Harbor and its watershed to support restoration o...
By Lauren Birney
Collaboration + Good Coffee = Connected Science Learning Success
A collaboration between two North Carolina state agencies allows in-school and out-of-school educators to share knowledge, engage students in in-sch...
By Debra T. Hall, Benita B. Tipton, Lisa Tolley, and Marty Wiggins
Showing how various math and science topics relate to the real world is the key to motivating youth to pursue STEM careers. This idea is essential t...
By Elizabeth Murray and Richard Larson
Collaboratory = Collaborate + Laboratory
By Peggy Harris Willcuts, and Cathleen Kennedy
Free reports from the National Research Council and the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine can help practitioners bridge in-s...
By Jay B. Labov
Facilitating Formal–Informal Connections in Rural STEM Ecosystems
“STEM Guides” serve as human brokers to connect 10- to 18-year-old youth from rural Maine in STEM education opportunities that already exist in ...
By Jan Mokros, Jennifer Atkinson, Sue Allen, Alyson Saunders, and Kate Kastelein
The Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery strives to provide a hub for play-based science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) learning experie...
By Jennifer Parsons, Sara L. Hartman, Jennifer Hines-Bergmeier, and Christie Truly
Informal Science Learning in Online Affinity Spaces
Affinity spaces are online forums in which participants, including informal science education professionals, share with one another teaching and lea...
By Richard Hudson