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U.S. Department of Education STEM Newsletter

On February 26, 2020, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

STEM Education Updates from the U.S. Department of Education   Welcome to the Official U.S. Department of Education STEM Education Newsletter! This informative newsletter builds off the great work that Patti Curtis, Robert Noyce/Ellen Lettvin STEM Fellow, began a few months ago via her STEM Fellow Update Newsletter.  To build…

February 2020 Newsletter

On February 25, 2020, Posted by , In Resources,Uncategorized, With No Comments

Building Omaha’s Future Leaders February 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know Theresa Woods is an intern at the Omaha STEM Ecosystem. With a degree in Graphic Design, visual narrative is her passion. After learning Graphic Design is categorized as earning a Bachelors of Science, she looked further into STEM…

Conagra’s Educator Internship is live on their career site!

On February 6, 2020, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

“We are looking for 2-3 educators to host for a 6-8 week experience this summer at our downtown campus. This is our “Pilot” Year, and we want to make sure it is a success! During their internship educators will be exposed to a wide variety of innovation, technology, and automation,…

January 2020 Newsletter

On January 28, 2020, Posted by , In Resources,Uncategorized, With No Comments

 Building Omaha’s Future Leaders January 2020 A STEM Professional You Should Know In December 2019, Neyda Zavala became the program’s first intern to be hired full-time by the utility. Zavala, part of the first of three Legacy classes at OPPD, works in the Customer Care Services call center. In this…

Omaha Chamber CareerRockit

On April 29, 2019, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

A new page has been added to the website CareerRockit that helps inform and encourage students on exciting new STEM careers available right here in Omaha. Students, educators, and parents connect with opportunities outside of Careerockit to move along the learning pipeline, gain applicable knowledge and build excitement for growing…

Northrop Grumman STEM High School Internship Program

On April 29, 2019, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

  If you love math and science, are creative and hardworking, and desire a STEM-related career, then this is the internship for you! Students selected for Northrop Grumman’s summer STEM High School Internship Program will work alongside our top engineers and scientists in a fun and challenging environment. Apply today…

AAAS (American Association for the Advancement in Science) UNO STEM Blog is Posted (includes Ecosystem section)!

On April 29, 2019, Posted by , In Resources, With No Comments

The UNO STEM Education Blog (on P-12 Teacher Engagement), invited by the American Association for the Advancement in Science (AAAS) has now been posted!    Here is the link.  This is very big kudos to UNO, and our STEM Education colleagues in the community, as many of the AAAS blogs…

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,…

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…

STEM Education Has a Math Anxiety Problem (Education Week)

On August 10, 2018, Posted by , In Resources, By , With No Comments

Focusing early education efforts solely on STEM integration does students a disservice By: Gina Picha In 2012, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology released a report calling for a national effort to produce 1 million more STEM graduates. Science, technology, engineering, and math educators have responded with…