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Jul
08

Social Innovation in STEM

Welcome to Social Innovation in STEMTM I introduced Social Innovation in STEM in September 2016. Gradually, STEM educators are seeing that science is social and paying closer attention to the social dimension of STEM education. People are constant across all STEM education spaces and careers. People are social. In this article, I share our concept […]

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Jun
25

Human-Centered Data Collection; Engaging Kinesthetic Learners

Start planning to collect impact data from your STEM education programs that will engage the minds and hearts of your kinesthetic learners. The ILC Human-Centered data collection process was built to respond to ALL types of learners including visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners. For instance, we collect data from focus group participants about past experiences […]

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Apr
11

Students First STEM Content Second

Some perceive that the STEM education reform movement began a few years ago. It did not. STEM educators have been trying to improve the way STEM subjects are taught and to increase underrepresented students’ access to these disciplines for more than 40 years—to my knowledge, since Sputnik. The work is slow, considering how long it […]

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Beyond Graphs to What Truly Matters: Resilience, Sense of Belonging, and STEM Success

On January 15, 2015, I had the opportunity to participate as a panelist at the Front and Center: Bringing Marginalized Girls into Focus in STEM and Career and Technical Education (CTE). The event was sponsored by the White House and Georgetown Center for Poverty and Inequality, Georgetown Law Center. See more at Front and Center: Girls of […]

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Aug
11

Higher Education & Entrepreneurship

STEM Entrepreneurship can catapult students’ interest in STEM after years of marginal engagement especially from students of color. ILC will soon be writing articles on this. In the meantime, check out this great article written by Daniel Margolis for Chief Learning Officer. He quotes Cathy Ashmore, executive director of the Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education: “There […]

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