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How might we make STEM more student-led, using students’ creativity and curiosity as the driver for exploration and learning?

How might we make STEM more student-led, using students’ creativity and curiosity as the driver for exploration and learning?

What we heard: “I have learned that my students' creativity, imagination and innovation are boundless, and, I can *ALWAYS* count on students to use those skills to save a lesson that, despite my best efforts to prepare, goes off the rails!” - Kevin Jarret, Educator, Northfield, New Jersey

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In making STEM more student-led, we can simply ask them their interests - what do they want to explore or create.

In making STEM more student-led, we can simply ask them their interests - what do they want to explore or create.

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Reinvent the Q&A. Dig deeply as your class researches one student-posed question of the day.

Reinvent the Q&A. Dig deeply as your class researches one student-posed question of the day.

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How about students produce a show for kids, by kids, helping kids succeed in school? Show could center on Math and vocab building.

How about students produce a show for kids, by kids, helping kids succeed in school? Show could center on Math and vocab building.

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Have a vertical grade level committee that gives student voice to STEM activities: STEM Night, MakerSpace, Science Fair, MakerFaire , etc!

Have a vertical grade level committee that gives student voice to STEM activities: STEM Night, MakerSpace, Science Fair, MakerFaire , etc!

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Space science projects offer access to all students to dream big and pursue their curiosities with boundless learning opportunities.

Space science projects offer access to all students to dream big and pursue their curiosities with boundless learning opportunities.

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