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.
Last month, an advisor on our new Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) project advisory committee told us that our in-person kick-off meeting was the best he had ever attended. Inspired by his encouragement, we share below our top 11 recommendations for lively and productive advisory committee meetings. We think the recommendations may be particularly useful… [Read More]
The ACRES project will now provide innovative STEM professional development to more out-of-school educators, including librarians, thanks to a National Science Foundation grant MMSA received earlier this year. In November, Research Associate Alex Brasili traveled to Louisville, Kentucky for the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Symposium. While there she learned about the youth STEM… [Read More]
MMSA is looking for camp counselors and educators from across New England to participate in testing an innovative, video-based coaching curriculum in STEM. This is free professional development with a stipend! Space is limited! Sign up now! Registration deadline: June 15th Start Date: June 28nd To sign up, http://tinyurl.com/ACRES-registration or contact firstname.lastname@example.org Interested? Download… [Read More]
MMSA’s very own ACRES project (Afterschool Coaching of Rural Educators in STEM) recently presented and attended several national conferences. The project is in its second year of funding and is already positively impacting not only Maine’s Afterschool programs, but rolling out their coaching model on a national scale. We thought we would take a moment… [Read More]
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