Criteria for becoming a MAEF Demonstration STEM School K-5

 

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 Demonstration School Skills Criteria

 

  1. Utilizes the Engineering Design Process as the primary inquiry delivery system for instruction.

 

  1. Teach coding skills and integrate into the core curriculum

 

  1. Promote robotics using a variety of devices and platforms.

 

  1. Introduce electronics through tinkering and making activities

 

  1. 3D Design & Printing

 

  1. Create video games through various platforms (Scratch)

 

  1. Design & build Structures

 

  1. Explore Video / Green Screen production and graphic design.

 

  1. Digital Integration across the curriculum

 

        10. Community Engagement.

 

        11. After School & off campus STEM Opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

Demonstration School Skills Criteria K-5 + Examples

 

  1. Utilizes the Engineering Design Process as the primary delivery system for instruction.
  • Students & teachers work in collaborative teams
  • dentify a real world problem
  • Imagine solutions
  • Plan & Design a prototype
  • Create the product
  • Redesign & improve the product

 

  1. Teach coding skills and integrate into the core curriculum.

ühttps://code.org + Code Devices / Ozobots+ Codeapiller +  Sphero + Beebot + Tynker.com, Lightbot App, Parrot Momba Drone, Dash & Dot.

 

  1. Promote robotics using a variety of devices and platforms.
  • Wonder Curriculum with Dash & Dot
  • Parrot Momba Drone + coding
  • Sphero code ball + coding
  • Lego Wedo 2.0

 

  1. Introduce electronics through tinkering and making activities
  • Paper circuits + more
  • Connective circuits
  • LittleBits

 

 

  1. 3D Design & Printing
  • Makerbot printer
  • Tinkercad 3D design software
  • Sketchup 3D design software

 

  1. Create video games through various platforms.
  • Scratch
  • Minecraft

 

  1. Design & build Structures
  • Erector sets
  • K’nex sets
  • Legos
  • Modarri cars
  • Wood structures
  • Tinkering activities
  • Engineering Design Process solutions

 

  1. Explore Video / Green Screen production and graphic design.
  • Lego Comic Builder
  • Green Screen
  • Stop Motion Video
  • Drone Video & photography
  • VR

 

  1. Digital Integration across the curriculum.
  • Google Docs
  • Discovery Ed
  • Seesaw.com
  • NearPod.com
  • Google Classroom
  • https://code.org

 

  1. Engagement of community Partners.
  • Business
  • Competitions
  • Events
  • Guest Speakers on STEM Careers

 

  1. Opportunities for STEM engagement in an off campus or after school environment.
  • Interim Sessions
  • After School Clubs
  • STEM Field Trips