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October 2018 Newsletter

On November 1, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders October 2018 Celebrating STEM In Omaha STEM Professional You Should Know! Christine Cutucache, Ph.D. Christine Cutucache, Ph.D. is the Haddix Community Chair of Science and Associate Professor of Biology at UNO. Even though Dr. C is a Wisconsin native, she received all of her formal training here…

STEM Daily News Alert- October 25, 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

News Alert From STEM Daily The STEM News Aggregator Thursday, October 25, 2018 K-12 Education Talia Milgrom-Elcott (Founder & Executive Director, 100Kin10): Want To Keep Students Engaged? Ask, Don’t Tell (Forbes)  Quick: Think about something new you learned in the last year. It could be anything – an improved swing,…

STEM News Update: Northwest High Chemistry Class Conducts Water Testing Project at Pawnee Creek October, 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

Video From Channel 3 News attached in link below: https://www.3newsnow.com/news/local-news/itc-northwest-high-take-chemistry-class-to-pawnee-creek    ASHLAND, Neb. (KMTV) – Students at Northwest High got down and dirty this morning at the Wildlife Safari Park in Ashland. It was no field trip for the chemistry class. Instead, they were researchers for the day. Going into Pawnee…

STEM Daily News Alert October 19th 2018

On October 30, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, With No Comments

  News Alert From STEM Daily The Stem News Aggregator Friday, October 19, 2018 Diversity in STEM English-Learners Often Denied Full Access to STEM Education, Report Finds (Education Week)  School systems across the country should do more to ensure that current and former English-language learners have access to STEM education,…

K-12 Technology Newsletter: Evaluate the News, Read for Evidence, Navigate ESL Challenges & More

On October 22, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

The K-12 Technology newsletter is an excellent resource for educators looking to engage all students and to implement technology into instruction. K-12 Technology showcases trusted digital and mobile learning experiences, funding, professional growth, social media, STEM resources, and OERs to help successfully integrate technology in today’s classrooms and schools. For more information,…

Judges Needed for VEX Robotics

On October 15, 2018, Posted by , In Events, With No Comments

Interested in volunteering in supporting Vex Robot competitions in the Omaha area? Venues hosting these competitions are looking for judges to help decide these competitions. If you are interested in volunteering, please use the Sign-up Genius link below Here is a Signup Genius page where volunteers can learn about and…

Using The Fibonacci Sequence To Help Children Understand Evolution and The World Around Them

On October 15, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

Omaha Stem Ecosystem is excited to share with everyone a free educational resource from @Scifri that we helped make a reality! The resource focuses on the evolution and the Fibonacci sequence by measuring x-rays of different organisms. Check out how our organisms are helping educate kids everywhere! Check out x-rays…

August 2018 Newsletter

On October 3, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders June 2018 Celebrating STEM in Omaha  A STEM Professional You Should Know: Joe Pecha Joe Pecha is a journeyman electrician specializing in commercial projects who has worked for Miller Electric for eighteen years. He graduated from the Apprentice program through the Local 22 electrical union and also…

INSIDE the Omaha Public School eNewsletter -September 2018

On October 3, 2018, Posted by , In Uncategorized, With No Comments

Written by Julie Sigmon, Director of Omaha STEM Ecosystem The Omaha STEM Ecosystem (OSE) is excited to partner with Omaha Public Schools on this opportunity to share STEM resources, events, and other information with students, families, and educators. The cornerstone of our organization is to assure that all students and…

INSIDE the Omaha Public Schools August eNewsletter

On October 3, 2018, Posted by , In Headlines, By , With No Comments

Omaha STEM Ecosystem is excited to be apart of the monthly OPS eNewsletter. OPS Continues Shift to STEM Focused Education by James Harrington, OPS Supervisor of Math and Chris Schaben, OPS Supervisor of Science With the revision of the Nebraska State Mathematics Standards in 2015 and continuing with the newly-adopted…