STEM for All Multiplex - Indigenous Ways of Learning

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This Theme of the Month and expert panel webinar will highlight processes involved in Indigenous ways of learning — learning by collaboration, making a difference/giving back, intergenerational connection, responsibility, and respect. Three teams that study learning and how to foster it in Indigenous communities discuss what can be learned from Indigenous ways of learning, for Indigenous peoples and the world at large.

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K-8 STEM Career Competencies: Developing Foundational Skills for the Future of Work Webinar #2

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On November 17, 2021, STELAR held a Q&A Webinar Session to engage in a discussion of the K-8 STEM Career Competencies Framework. Authors responded to inquires about use and best practices, and participants shared their own resources and perspectives.Webinar slides: hereResources from STELAR’s K-8 STEM Career Competency Q&A WebinarRead the guide: K–8 STEM Career CompetenciesRead the blog: 10 Ways to Prepare Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s WorkforceView the June 28, 2021 webinar: Developing Foundational Skills for the Future of Work

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Creating STEM Pathways at Detroit's Aquarium

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Welcome to Detroit and the Belle Isle Aquarium, where students come to see fish, turtles, and frogs and leave with learning and excitement about what they, too, could be doing in the world of science. This project starts with teacher professional development to enhance their knowledge of biology and ecology and to help them prepare their classes to benefit the most from their field trip visit. Aquarium educators (and our education researchers) follow up with classroom visits, and teachers get the opportunity to reinforce lessons with small grants to enhance learning opportunities. Want to know

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Virtual Field Trip and Ecology Lesson at the Belle Isle Aquarium

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“Promoting Student Interest in Science and Science Careers through a Scalable Place-based Environmental Educational Program at a Public Aquarium,” is an NSF project that will work with 90 Detroit Public School Community District (DPSCD) fifth grade teachers in biological STEM areas related to fisheries, wildlife, conservation and aquatic sciences. More than 2,300 fifth grade students from DPSCD are expected to participate in field trips to the Belle Isle Aquarium and follow-up activities.The COVID-19 epidemic has caused the Aquarium to be closed temporarily and our program of fifth grade field

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NSF Q&A Office Hours for 2021 ITEST Solicitation Applicants, Hosted by STELAR

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On August 3, STELAR will host NSF Program Officers Robert Russell, Gavin Fulmer, and Alicia Santiago for a procedural/budget/technical questions session designed for those planning to submit proposals on August 13, 2021. This will be an “office hours” style discussion and will be geared towards answering procedural, budget related, and technical questions around completing the required proposal sections and finalizing your submission.

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NSF Q&A Office Hours for 2021 ITEST Solicitation Applicants, Hosted by STELAR

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On July 21, STELAR will host NSF Program Officers Robert Russell, Gavin Fulmer, and Alicia Santiago. This session is the second session in a 3 part series, designed for those planning to submit proposals on August 13, 2021. This will be an “office hours” style discussion and will be geared towards answering general questions around completing the required proposal sections and finalizing your submission. Questions that are submitted in advance, and questions posed during the office hours will be addressed throughout the office hours session. 

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