MSI School Partner Spotlight

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...

Cook Day of Code with FreeWheel

This May we were so fortunate to be able to jump on an amazing partnership with FreeWheel, a tech company with offices in Chicago...

Action Plan Review Template

The cross-disciplinary team at Chase Elementary started off year two of the School Partners Program by reviewing their action plan progress from year one. ...

Science For All!

At Jane Addams Elementary, we focused on the essential elements of Curriculum and Instruction and Collaboration and Planning. We saw the need for a...

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...

Lake Hills STEM Magnet: Purdue University Partnership

What we implemented: At Lake Hills STEM Magnet we partnered with the local campus of Purdue University to provide enhanced STEM opportunities for all our...

Goethe Elementary: The Evolution of Partnerships

What I implemented: At Goethe Elementary, in 2015 I saw a CPS Newsblast in my inbox that listed various STEM PD opportunities.  One of...

Sundling Jr. High: An Integrated Approach Started with Values

What I implemented: At Walter R. Sundling Junior High School, we started in our first year of the partnership, the Sundling team listed what we...
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Tarkington: Fostering a Positive School Culture for Science by Removing Barriers

What We Implemented: At Tarkington School of Excellence, we wanted to work on the Essential Element of Values, especially the big pieces around making sure...