STEM Connection: From Classroom to Workplace How Successful Careers Begin in SchoolAt this STEM high school in Cleveland, Ohio, integrated project-based learning and real-world internship experiences build the crucial link between academic achievement and future economic success. Integrated Projects = Deeper LearningHere's how one school designs rigorous projects that blend STEM with other core subjects. See how this strategy might work for you. Internships Provide On-the-Job LearningRespect, responsibility, and accountability: how opportunities for learning in the workplace bring out the best in students. Infographic: The Value of a STEM EducationKnowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be the key to a successful future.
TN Core | Education in Tennessee The Education Policy and Leadership Center The Math Forum @ Drexel University The Math Forum has a rich history as an online hub for the mathematics education community. A debt of gratitude is owed to the dedicated staff who created and maintained the top math education content and community forums that made up the Math Forum since its inception. NCTM will continue to make many of the most popular parts of the Math Forum content accessible to the mathematics education community. We hope that you will join or continue to be a member of the NCTM community to access even more high-quality resources for teaching and the learning of each and every student. Problems of the Week The Math Forum created Problems of the Week as an integrated program that features problems by standard and additional teacher support materials. Continue Your Math Education Conversations in MyNCTM! MyNCTM is an online community where NCTM members can ask questions, network and connect with each other, start and join discussions, find and upload resources, and interact with education experts.
Resources and Downloads for College and Career Readiness Educators from MC2 STEM High School in Cleveland, Ohio, have provided these resources and tools for integrated project-based learning, real-world experiences, and other strategies to prepare students for college and beyond. Principal Jeffrey McClellan (above) leads MC2 STEM High School, where campuses are embedded in STEM-related businesses such as the Great Lakes Science Center (right) to help emphasize the connection between school and the working world. Credit: Zachary Fink Tips for downloading: PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader program. School Overview Below are documents provided by MC2 STEM High School about the school and some of its programs and strategies. Back to Top Sample Projects at MC2 STEM High School Below are sample project documents provided by MC2 STEM. Additional Resources from MC2 STEM Useful Websites on College and Career Readiness
Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy: Home Page Welcome! The Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy investigates efforts to improve the quality of teaching and learning, the teacher workforce, and the systems of support for teachers’ work, in various contexts and at multiple levels of the K-12 educational system. To that end, Center researchers identify ways that policy actions, leadership, and reform efforts guide, direct, and support teaching and learning, thereby informing and enhancing the quality of learning opportunities in U.S. elementary and secondary schools. Research highlights Recent Center Reports The Center has recently released a synthesis report, Learning-focused Leadership and Leadership Support: Meaning and Practice in Urban Systems. Another line of Center research has produced an examination of the impact of Washington state’s incentives for teachers to attain National Board Certification and to work in challenging schools About the Center
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