Posted 10/24/2019 in Grant News Research STEM STEMx Challenge Grant To address the most important challenges in STEM education, the STEMx network brings together leading organizations. Today, we’re announcing the winners of our latest STEMx Challenge Grants. Read the detailed press release from Battelle for more information about the grant and the commitments made by … Continue reading Five states win STEMx Challenge Grants to expand and share innovations
STEM West: Asset Map–NOW LIVE!
Over the last year, data has been collected from the STEM West service area related to STEM programs and activities. Using the filter icon at the bottom of its page, programs can be located by type and location. A click on each icon provides additional information such as contact person, address, ages served, etc. Thanks … Continue reading STEM West: Asset Map–NOW LIVE!
STEM Trek 2019!
The second annual STEM Trek at the Hickory SALT Block hosted the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) this year among other local STEM-related businesses as a signature NC Science Festival Event. Even though the rain came down hard on Friday, 2,500 students still enjoyed experiencing the ORNL trailers, talking with the 40+ engineers and … Continue reading STEM Trek 2019!
STEM West receives $96,800 Open Grant from Golden Leaf Foundation
Funding will allow scaling of a four-year program called Filling the Gap (FTG). STEM West and The Science House of NCSU has consistently partnered on this program. Funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission and Duke Energy Foundation, over 40 teachers have been trained in project based learning (PBL). These teachers have partnered with local STEM … Continue reading STEM West receives $96,800 Open Grant from Golden Leaf Foundation
CODE – Advanced Placement Computer Science for All Students & Training & Alignment for K-5 Educators
Code.org’s Computer Science Principles is an introductory Advanced Placement (AP®) course designed to broaden participation in computer science. Code.org is recognized by the College Board as an endorsed provider of AP® Computer Science Principles curriculum and professional development. The Course has been reviewed by the College Board and is pre-approved to pass the audit. The professional development is … Continue reading CODE – Advanced Placement Computer Science for All Students & Training & Alignment for K-5 Educators
STEM West – 2019 Upcoming Events!
Register now for the 2019 Spring STEM West Community Meeting All are welcome to: Meet with Kevin Baxter of NCSSM-Morganton who will be providing updates on the progress toward the school's opening.Meet teachers who created and implemented project-based learning (PBL) units with local STEM businesses.Learn about STEM West happenings. The meeting will be held at the Western Piedmont Council … Continue reading STEM West – 2019 Upcoming Events!
We Are Inviting Every Elementary School in North Carolina to Host a “Family Code Night” – This School Year
February 13, 2019 (Feb 13, 2019) On March 12, elementary schools across North Carolina will be recognized for scheduling an important event in family engagement and computer science education: "Family Code Night." At the March 12 program launch, K-5 parents statewide, including 120,000 PTA members, will be invited to www.NCNights.org to see if their school … Continue reading We Are Inviting Every Elementary School in North Carolina to Host a “Family Code Night” – This School Year
2019 Middle/High School Science Olympiads, Regional Science Fairs and NC State University Science Fair Schedules
STEM West Director Recognized by State Science Organizations
Dr. Carol Moore, President of the NC Science Teachers’ Association (NCSTA), was recognized at the NC Science Leadership Association (NCSLA) meeting in November at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. She was presented the Herman and Emma Gatling Award for Outstanding Science Education Leadership in North Carolina. Moore received a beautifully engraved clock and a $1000 … Continue reading STEM West Director Recognized by State Science Organizations
EdCamp STEM West
Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual EdCamp STEM West to be held January 12th. 2019 from 8:30-12:30. Meet and network at this Liberty Middle School Event!