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New Student Orientation May 10, 2011. STAFF E VELYN B ALDWIN Science Teacher C HERYL B ROWN Lead Secretary L EIGH C IANCANELLI Engineering Design/Math.

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1 New Student Orientation May 10, 2011

2 STAFF E VELYN B ALDWIN Science Teacher C HERYL B ROWN Lead Secretary L EIGH C IANCANELLI Engineering Design/Math Teacher R YAN H AYMORE Counselor C ARRIE H ORTON English Teacher D ANITA J ONES Math Teacher T AMMY K ING Social Studies Teacher

3 ROB MATHESONROB MATHESON Principal of the Wake NC State University STEM Early College High School

4 Temporary School Location, Years 1 & 2Temporary School Location, Years 1 & 2 Creative Services Building as seen from Western Blvd.

5 Academic and Vocational Goals NC Future Ready Core high school diploma NC Future Ready Core high school diploma Up to 2 years of NCSU course credit Up to 2 years of NCSU course credit Prepared for educational activities beyond the first two years of college Prepared for educational activities beyond the first two years of college Students prepared to function as productive and effective citizens Students prepared to function as productive and effective citizens Students ready for the world of work Students ready for the world of work

6 21 st Century Learning Outcomes Interdisciplinary core content and themes Interdisciplinary core content and themes Learning and innovation skills (e.g. critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration) Learning and innovation skills (e.g. critical thinking, problem-solving, collaboration) Information, media, and technology skills Information, media, and technology skills Development of life and career skills (e.g. initiative and self-direction; social and cross-cultural skills; leadership and responsibility Development of life and career skills (e.g. initiative and self-direction; social and cross-cultural skills; leadership and responsibility

7 Curriculum Based on the National Academy of Engineerings Grand Challenges Based on the National Academy of Engineerings Grand Challenges Earth Science/Engineering Design Earth Science/Engineering Design Integrated Math I/II or II/III Integrated Math I/II or II/III English I/Geography (students will explore economic, ethical, legal, political, social, and sustainability issues as they relate to STEM) English I/Geography (students will explore economic, ethical, legal, political, social, and sustainability issues as they relate to STEM) Seminar Seminar

8 Teaching and LearningTeaching and Learning Project based learning Project based learning Appropriate and meaningful use of technology Appropriate and meaningful use of technology Socratic seminar and Paideia principles Socratic seminar and Paideia principles Use of NCSU faculty, students, and resources Use of NCSU faculty, students, and resources Focus of 21 st Century teaching and learning Focus of 21 st Century teaching and learning

9 Student Schedules Students courses are pre-determined in years 1 and 2 Elective offerings through NCSU will become available in year 3 Student schedules will be created by school staff and will be available at summer camp. Refer to school website for course offering details by year. (click on Latest Updates, then School Information, then Sample Course of Studyhttp://stemec.wcpss.net

10 School Calendar and Daily Schedule Refer to school website for calendar (click on Latest Updates, then Calendar/Events) Refer to school website for calendar (click on Latest Updates, then Calendar/Events)

11 Relationships and Communication StudentTeacherParent/Guardian

12 JULY 26-28, 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. JULY 26-28, 8 a.m. till 2 p.m. Get your schedule! Get your schedule! Meet new friends! Meet new friends! Get to know your teachers! Get to know your teachers! Eat ice cream! Eat ice cream! Tour NC State! Tour NC State! Fun STEM Activities! Fun STEM Activities! Walk a tightrope in the sky, if you dare! Walk a tightrope in the sky, if you dare!


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