Name Regional Rep & Location or Planning Committee Organization
Begin to identify Outcomes Begin to identify Measures Statewide Networking
Update on Oregon’s STEM Education Initiative Bringing the Work Together Key Parts of the State STEM Initiative What is Happening in Your Region? Outcomes Measures Back to the Regions Next Steps
STEM education should … Integrate STEM disciplines Include authentic experiences Apply technologies Offer multiple pathways for learning Provide depth through critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and innovation
“An approach to teaching and lifelong learning that emphasizes the natural interconnectedness of the four separate STEM disciplines. The connections are made explicit through collaboration between educators resulting in real and appropriate context built into instruction, curriculum, and assessment. The common element of problem solving is emphasized across all STEM disciplines allowing students to discover, explore, and apply critical thinking skills as they learn. “
DatesActivity Fall 2009ODE Team began developing statewide framework for STEM Education December 2010 to March 2011STEM Advisory Team was appointed and met to develop Oregon STEM Education Initiative Framework March 2011 to August 2011ODE staff developed draft Oregon STEM Education Initiative based on recommendations August 2011 to February 2012Collection of public feedback on Oregon STEM Education Initiative through: Regional meetings Conference sessions March 2012Oregon STEM Education Initiative release
Defines STEM education Establishes goals for college, career, and citizenship preparation Identifies critical components Clarifies connections to other initiatives Proposes student outcomes and measures of success Describes a mechanism for networking
Improving student performance in STEM related content; Increasing interest in and improved preparation for STEM careers; and Becoming proficient in STEM concepts necessary to make personal and societal decisions.
Effective Learning Environments Effective Instruction Coherent Standards, Content, and Policies Effective Leadership Community Engagement Evaluation and Research
Improved Student Learning Students Effective Learning Environments Content Coherent Standards, Content and Policies Teachers Effective Instruction Driver Components Evaluation and Research -- Effective Leadership -- Community Engagement
Purpose Identification of common measures Evaluation of state-wide impact Address all components and student goals
Schools STEM Center Business Post- secondary ESD Others Schools STEM Center Business Post- secondary ESD Others
Oregon STEM Education Partnerships Portland Metro STEM Education Center Baker Eastern Oregon STEM Central Oregon STEM Southern Oregon STEM Lane County STEM Coast Region Ocean STEM
DatesActivity August 2011Oregon STEM Education Initiative components used to guide Title IVB 21 st Century Community Learning Center supplemental grants. January 2012Title IIB Math Science Partnership Grant RFP to be released. The grant will focus on STEM by funding development of regional STEM Learning Studios in collaboration with NCTAF. February 2012Meetings to develop statewide outcomes for the Oregon STEM Education Initiative. Spring 2012Regional STEM Design Studio work begins.
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