Communication

Provide ongoing communication with school community highlighting science programming priorities in support of the school’s STEM education initiatives.

Barker Middle School: Parent Invite to Lunch with a Family STEM Challenge

Each quarter of the school year, Barker Middle School hosts a “Parent Invite to Lunch” where parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or any adult advocate...

Family STEM Night

Onahan families will participate in a family STEM night. They will be given materials to construct a scribblebot and will use various materials to...

Drawing STEM Connections Across the Curriculum

Our MSI team recognized that we needed to communicate STEM connections cross-curricular and that this could be done in a creative way with large...

MSI Partnership Overview

At Oakton Elementary in Evanston the cross-disciplinary team prioritized informing their school community about the shifts in NGSS.  This slide presentation was used to...

Perkins Bass: Take A Slice of STEM Pi

What we implemented: At Perkins Bass Elementary School, we implemented our first STEM Night to focus on the Essential Elements of Values, Communication, and Collaboration...

STEM for the ages

The value of educating student in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.  This edutupia report includes graphics and statistics about the future of STEM education...
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Edutopia Family Engagement Resources

Edutopia has compiled a set of family engagement resources, including a section on effective communication. Explore tips, strategies, and resources to help improve the connection...
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STEM Teaching Tools Research Brief on Communication

This study of the teacher professional communities in two elementary schools shows that school improvement initiatives are more successful when teachers’ formal and informal...
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Remind Messaging System

Remind is a communication platform, designed for schools, that allows you to send quick, simple messages to any device.
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NGSS Parent Guides

The group that developed the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) has published a set of NGSS Parent Guides (written for parents of students in...