Your help could further MMSA’s vision of a brighter STEM future for the State of Maine and the nation. Today, I ask you to support MMSA and become a part of the movement to support exciting new ways for our youth to learn about science, technology, engineering, and math.
Archives for October 2017
This past summer, fifty-two teachers from 14 school districts across the state of Maine participated in a deep-dive professional development experience geared at helping them examine the three-dimensional nature of teaching and learning that is exemplified in the science and engineering standards. Teams participated in a series of institutes which helped them start the fundamental… [Read More]
MEDIA RELEASE MEDIA EVENT: October 25, 2017 – 10am. PDF Version Funtown Splashtown USA has been running its highly successful Physics Day program for 25 years, and has decided to expand the program to include broader Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) topics. To do so, it has called on the Maine Mathematics and Science… [Read More]
MEDIA RELEASE Date: October 20, 2017 PDF Version It’s no secret that kids love technology. But some parents are concerned about too much screen time. How can we get kids to turn their computer playtime into a productive learning experience? By getting them to try coding. Computer Science Education Week is just around the corner,… [Read More]
Back to school means back to after school STEM for our STEM Guides team. The STEM Guides project acts as a connector between kids and out of school STEM activities in their communities. Currently, we have two active STEM hubs, one in Oxford Hills, and one Down East. Both are working with local businesses, non-profits,… [Read More]
MEDIA RELEASE Date: September 29, 2017 PDF Version The National Science Foundation has awarded the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA) and their partners at the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Sciences, Harvard University, Oregon State University, and University of Wisconsin Madison $1 million. All sites chosen for this project will be right here… [Read More]