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  • 1. Engaging Students
    in
    STEM Learning
    presented by Linda Nitsche
    professional blog: http://nitschenotes.blogspot.com
    professional website: http://nitschenotes.wikispaces.com

2. 21st Century Skills
In our current system, creativity is and elective an innovation is a vocabulary word.
3. world sense
4. integrate theory
5. project based
6. novel situations
7. solve problems
8. fostercreativity
9. technologically literate
10. Science and Technology / Engineering Curriculum FrameworkMay 2001
11. why STEM
12. techprofessionals of 2020
13. 14. 21st Century Skills
an entire generation of kids will fail to make the grade in the global economy because they cant think their way through abstract problems, work in teams, distinguish good information from bad, or speak a language other than English.
-How to Build a Student for the 21st Century,
TIME Magazine, December 18, 2006
15. I am calling on our nations governors and state education chiefs to develop standards and assessments that dont simply measure whether students can fill in a bubble on a test, but whether they possess 21st century skills like problem-solving and critical thinking and entrepreneurship and creativity
-President Barack Obama, March 2009
16. growth field
17. modeling
videoconferencing
problem solving
to simulations
to virtual worlds
to programming
18. part 1
modeling to simulations
19. try scienceexperiments
20. hot chalk off road video
21. try engineering
22. building bridges
23. build a roller coaster
24. try science simulations
25. 26. 27. 28. Explore
modeling and
simulation webslide
Share your thoughts on our Google Doc
29. Part 2
videoconferencing to virtual worlds
30. eMissions
video
31. NASA digital learning network
32. power UP
33. dimension M
the backstory
34. quest atlantis
35. missions
Taiga: A Water Quality Unit
Virtual Mesa Verde: A Social Studies Unit
Plague World: A Persuasive Writing Unit
Statistics: A Math Unit Unit
Spacenik: A Planetary Science Unit
Biological Indicators Mission
Diversity Mission
Rights & Responsibilities Mission
Two Cells, One World Mission
missions
36. Explore one world
power upquest atlantis
dimension m
Share your thoughts on our Google Doc
37. Part 3
problem solving to programming
38. green blob
39. a world in motion
40. braining camp
41. legomindstorms
42. scratch
43. Explore
scratch
legomindstorms
a world in motion
braining camp
Share your thoughts on our Google Doc
44. modeling
videoconferencing
problem solving
to simulations
to virtual worlds
to programming
45. Q & A
Engaging Students
in
STEM Learning
presented by Linda Nitsche
professional website: http://nitschenotes.wikispaces.com
46. Image Sources (Creative Commons License) in slide order:
1 & 45green ball: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/1909978654/sizes/o/in/ set-72157594289061135/
2. green ball web:http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/1340787730/sizes/o/
3. child awe:108634176_67591a9e0a
4. young scientist:http-//www.flickr.com/photos/m8eyboy/324758364/sizes/o/
5. real problem: 212263650_516daa00b7
6. maze: 952953634_b9cbffffd4_o Longleat Hedge Maze by Howard.Gees
7. Together: 2763379089_5447c0f388
8. creativity: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/pmtorrone/3066402360/sizes/o/
9. storytelling alice: 532895938_3581d6f105
10. design cycle: Science and Technology / Engineering Curriculum FrameworkMay 2001
11. sci ex: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/jeremywilburn/2556367352/sizes/l/
13. graph: national science board , science and engineering indicators, 2008
14. time cover: How to Build a Student for the 21st Century, TIME Magazine, December 18, 2006
15. obama: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/tsevis/2340664539/sizes/l/
16. bench project:http-//www.flickr.com/photos/photodudes/2989302237/sizes/l/
17, 18 & 43 shell: www.flickr.com/photos/gyuvallos/1430475436/sizes/o/
17, 29 & 43 secondlife: www.flickr.com/photos/hiperia3d/2921667491/sizes/o/in/photostream/
17, 37 & 43 knot: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/26516072@N00/1908614231/sizes/l/
28 & 43 green ball2:http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/315411328/sizes/o/in/set-72157594498297839/
36. green dew:http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/1860992267/sizes/o/
41. lego:http-//www.flickr.com/photos/phploveme/1292358479/sizes/o/
45. green ball: http-//www.flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/1909978654/sizes/o/in/set-72157594289061135/