Students or Families:
- Visit the “Find an Opportunity” feature of our collaborative partner The Connectory, a national database of events, programs, and activities – offering search tools to find opportunities in your community. If you go to this page, it should automatically pull your zip code. When I followed the link today (1012/17), it pulled up 4 events within 100 miles of me.
- Also, we aim to feature STEM Career explorations, such as:
- Connecting Girls to Computer Science
Try this new site. Scroll down to “COMPUTER CAMPS AND PROGRAMS FOR GIRLS.” Scroll down to the map and select North Dakota.
STEM Professionals & Friends of ND STEM:
Educators and Trainers:
Some of the latest opportunities in STEM conferences, professional development, etc can be found on our Blog page. Recent postings are featured on our Home page.
Ask ME (http://www.edutech.nodak.edu/askme/) is a free service of North Dakota’s EduTech that can connect students with Mentors & Experts (ME) through video-conferencing. This service can literally take distance out of the equation when connecting students or classrooms to STEM professionals.
Higher Ed STEM:
- Article: A ‘New Normal’ in STEM Teaching?
- The Accelerating Systemic Change Network (ASCN) is a network of individuals and institutions, formed with the goal of more quickly advancing STEM education programs. https://ascnhighered.org
Computer Science is now officially included in STEM. Are you beginning to explore Computer Science curriculum or training? Consider these resources:
- Code.org is known most for organizing the annual Hour of Code campaign. This non-profit is dedicated to expanding access to computer science and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra.
- Bootstrap (http://www.BootstrapWorld.org) is a research project at Brown University that offers a series of curricular modules built around purely mathematical programming.
- The Exploring Computer Science teacher professional development program is based on three major pillars: computer science content/concepts, inquiry, and equity.
- The CSforAll Consortium provides a central resource for people interested in computer science (CS) education to find providers, schools, funders, and researchers focused on the goal of providing quality CS education to every child in the U.S.