Professional Learning Series

Home Professional Learning Series - Spring 2021 Notes: Educators must register for each individual event. Recorded events will be archived on the STEM-minded Stream Channel. Date: February 4, 2021 Registration Link: Webinar Recording Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM Session Title: STEM-minded Intro – STEM-minded Resources Session Description: Join ...

STEAM in West Virginia

West Virginians are aware of the changes in the workplace and the global economy. Education is the driving force for students to keep pace with the evolving landscape of business and careers. Many factors influence the need for educators to make intentional choices when developing curriculum and establishing a culture that promotes a ...

STEAM Career Opportunities

Between 2017 and 2027, STEAM jobs in West Virginia are projected to grow 8%, while all other jobs will grow 3%.  Specifically, jobs in computing are projected to grown by 11%. Median earnings for STEAM jobs in West Virginia are $31.23 / hour, while median earnings in all other jobs are $16.28 / ...

Nurturing my STEAM Student

There are many resources to assist families in developing the skills necessary for STEAM success. The STEAM Companion for Families offers ideas to help your child enjoy and succeed in STEAM. As a family, it is important to be involved. Spend time each day noticing where science and math are demonstrated in your ...

How can I be successful in STEAM?

What do I need for a STEAM career? What skills are necessary for STEM? Why is STEM important? 6 Things Successful Women in STEM Have in Common 10 Skills to Land a STEM Job Be Curious Careers in STEAM O*NET Careers in ...

Professional Learning

Professional learning for educators interested in STEAM is available from a number of organizations. Many of these organizations provide both live and virtual sessions. Please visit these organizations and locate the professional learning that is most beneficial to your situation. ...

Grant Opportunities

Robotics Grants Robotics Education Foundation Girl Powered STEM PLTW Grants Project Lead the Way STEAM Grants EMPOWERS Grants Mini-Grants for Remake Learning Days Encova Foundation of West Virginia Siemens STEM Day Grant ...

Makerspace Guidance

Makerspaces are workspaces inside a school used by students for learning, making, and exploring while using critical thinking and design skills. Makerspaces are used for a variety of instructional purposes within a school, but clearly are tremendous spaces to use for “doing STEAM.” These resources were curated to support those who are developing ...

STEAM Resources

The Student and Educator Practices for STEAM Education guides contain tools for educators to use in planning STEAM instruction, tied to dispositions and standards. These guides contain action steps for each aspect of STEAM education and are designed to be used by individual educators, grade-level teams, content area teams, professional learning communities, and all ...

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