STEAM Week is Coming!

To support the vision of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) in Dearborn Public Schools, the STEAM Committee is inviting all schools to join in the celebration of STEAM Week 2019.  Students and teachers will DREAM BIG and engage in fun, meaningful projects during this week. The projects can be school, grade, content or classroom based and can occur throughout the week or on one day in the week.  The important thing is to have fun and learn through doing! May 28th-May 31st

Edcamp Detroit Info

For those of you interested in attending an Edcamp, here is information on Edcamp Detroit, taking place on May 4th. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/edcamp-detroit-2019-tickets-59394153512

NJ Army National Guard an education ally

Teachers in New Jersey tired of watching their big ideas fade have a new ally: the New Jersey Army National Guard STEAM Team. In 2018, the team began visiting classrooms and schools to provide customized hands-on robotics and programming experiences for students at no cost.

SAE webinar for science

JOIN SAE INTERNATIONAL FOR A 60-MINUTE WEBINAR!
EXPLORING REAL TIME ANALYSIS OF VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH 2019 AT 2:00PM U.S. EST

Technology students use measuring skills in the classroom

We know that measuring is a life skill used in everyday life. Students equate measuring only with a math class simply because they see numbers. My 7th grade students use their skills in measuring to find the length, width, height and diameter of objects in our technology lab. How does measuring fit into STEAM? Think about that and feel free to offer your answers. Take a look at Stout’s 7th grade technology classes measuring.

FREE Arts Integration and STEAM Summit

FREE PD! “Move from STEM to STEAM and never leave your couch. This FREE online Arts Integration & STEAM Summit is designed by teachers, for teachers. Over the course of one weekend, you’ll get ideas, lessons, strategies and templates for bringing Arts Integration and STEAM into your classroom.”   Visit https://educationcloset.com/steam-summit/ for more information!

Take a look at this great STEM opportunity

Future Goals – Hockey Scholar uses sports to bring life to science, math and engineering concepts. Through 12 inquiry-based lessons, students explore topics such as phases of matter, forces and motion, and body systems. Here are three examples of Hockey Scholar lessons you can use in your classroom: