STEM literacy is for everyone! STEM literate individuals are able to use concepts from science, technology, engineering and mathematics to understand complex problems and to innovate with others to solve them. A STEM literate person considers how STEM can improve the social, cultural, economic, and environmental conditions of their local and global communities. Building STEM literacy ensures we have both the scientists and global citizens we need to thoughtfully build equitable and sustainable futures.

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STEM Literacy and OER Commons Webinar

Date and Time: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 9:00 am PST 

Join The Webinar

Description: ISKME will be presenting the first in a series of OER webinars, on STEM Literacy & OER Commons. This webinar will guide attendees through using OER to address STEM inquiry through literacy, targeting CCSS science literacy as well as science inquiry standards, by using a collaborative toolset on OER Commons. We will introduce the new STEM Literacy Hub on OER Commons, the NGSS alignment and browsing tool, and the STEM Inquiry Open Author template, an OER lesson template focused on building textual evidence now being piloted among K-12 librarians and STEM teachers in NH. Attendees will come away with a deeper understanding of how to utilize OER Commons to find STEM literacy resources, as well as how to use the tools for creating, finding, and aligning OER.


Building STEM Literacy

Resources designed to prepare educators for collaborating across the curriculum to build STEM literacy, interest, and engagement that will inspire students toward STEM college and careers.

Building STEM Futures

Whether you are preparing for college, pursuing a career in STEM, or want to engage in your local community as a citizen scientist, there are many ways to engage and learn.