Game designers at Mangahigh strive to find the perfect match between player skill and difficulty level in the standards-based teaching resources they build, and allow teachers to track student progress from within the games.
Skate veteran and educator Bill Robertson, also known as "Dr. Skateboard," teaches students who might have otherwise fallen through the cracks about speed, velocity, and momentum at the local skate park.
Scientists for Tomorrow is a project working to increase the impact of STEM education in after school programs around the Chicago community. By providing professional development opportunities to frontline staff, program facilitators, and leaders in the after school field, Scientists for Tomorrow works to introduce high-quality STEM learning to after school programs. Check out this video to learn about Scientist for Tomorrow's learning activities and module events.
"STEM Education: Developing 21st Century Problem Solvers" emphasizes the positive impact that STEM education can have on kids' academic achievement. Presented by Rob Stephenson, a National Teacher of the Year finalist, this video focuses on why STEM should be integrated into every child's learning and features strategies on how to facilitate STEM curriculum into the classroom.
The Greater Bay Area Regional Innovation Support Provider provided a workshop for the Power of Discovery: STEM2. Carol Tang, Director of the Coalition for After School Science, provided a framework for quality STEM in after school programs.