STEM in the Community

STEM In The Community

PreK-12 STEM Educator Mini-Grant Opportunity

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The Cape Cod Regional STEM Network is offering mini-grants of $250 for educators teaching STEM in grades PreK-12 on the Cape & Islands.

Applicants must be watch the video ‘Tools for Active Learning in the STEM Classroom’ by Dr. Joshua Ring, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory Campus, and incorporate one or more of the tools shared in the video into one or more lesson plans to be used in the classroom.

In the video, Dr. Ring introduces three tools for active learning:

-How to flip a lecture

-Steps to incorporate POGIL: Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning

-Live monitoring

“Dr. Ring’s obvious enthusiasm for student-centered teaching combined with his concrete examples inspired us all to want to try his methods with our students.”
~ Jennifer Alai, Professor of Chemistry, Cape Cod Community College

Deadline to apply is June 15, 2018. Deliverables must be completed by August 1, 2018.

Contact Bridget Burger, Director, Cape Cod Regional STEM Network for more information: (508) 362-2131 x 4459.

Funded by the National Science Foundation Award No. 1347610: “Transforming STEM Education on Cape Cod and Region”