Internet Resources from the Spring, 2014 STEM Seminars
 

Getting Together: Easy Ways to Improve Teaching in Your Department

Flipping the Classroom is a powerful way to engage students and improve learning outcomes; for a launchpad on learning more about this topic, see
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flip_teaching

LEGO Education-Supported Outreach Programs for Girls

LEGO seeks to improve STEM education through many of it's focused robotics and science products
http://education.lego.com/en-us

For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST), an organization that is inspiring young people to be science and technology leaders
http://www.usfirst.org/

The UMASS Led Commonwealth Alliance for Information Technology Education designs and carries out comprehensive programs that address under-representation in information technology
http://caite.cs.umass.edu/

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through life-changing programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers.
http://www.girlsinc.org/


Bioteach and Beyond

The Massachusetts Biotechnology Education Foundation seeks to expose Massachusetts students/residents to Biotechnology through school programs, workforce training, and lifelong learning.
https://www.massbioed.org/


Integrating STEM With Literacy

The Noyce Foundation aims to introduce children to STEM fields early by integrating STEM concepts into other areas of interest
http://www.noycefdn.org/


Artbotics: Attracting Students to STEM

Artbotics is a UMass Lowell based group focused on teaching students to blend robotics with art for High School and Undergraduate aged students.
http://artbotics.cs.uml.edu/


Eureka!

The Eureka Program is a summer education program run by Girls Inc.
https://www.girlsincholyoke.org/news/girls-inc-holyoke-and-umass-amherst-launch-eureka

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through life-changing programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers.
http://www.girlsinc.org/