House Bill 15 was signed into law on September 22, 2017 requiring local education agency’s to offer at least one computer science course by the 2020-21 school year. Further the bill requires the Department of Education to develop state standards for computer science and seek approval of the State Board of Education for such standards no later than December 31, 2017.
Jacqueline Means, aka STEM Queen and founder of the Wilmington Urban Chess Initiative, hosted her first Girls Empowerment STEM Event in August, and she’ll be following it up with a second event for girls ages 7 to 13 on Nov.
STEM and swimming pools collide with the SeaPerch Challenge, an underwater robotics competition for middle- and high-school students. The regional competition is in April, which means now is the time to get ready to build.
MWM-DE is pleased to announce that Lt. Governor Bethany Hall-Long has recently accepted the position of MWM-DE Honorary Chair. Bethany completed her PhD in health policy and nursing administration from George Mason University, and served as a fellow for the U.S. Senate as well as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Bethany has been a member of the UD Nursing Faculty now for nearly twenty years. Her research and community service record with at-risk groups such as pregnant teens, diabetics, homeless and the mentally ill, makes her a nationally recognized health scientist.
The times, they are a-changin’.
Former Vice President Joe Biden references his coming of age in the ’60s quite a bit, but this time, the times are now, and the changes are bigger than anything the Boomers imagined.
The job market is evolving toward tech dominance — something that rightfully strikes fear into blue-collar communities where advanced degrees are scarce. Manufacturing, transportation and even service jobs will all be automated before long. What’s a modern government to do?
Best Practices in Mathematics – Not Just for Teachers
During the 2016 – 2017 school year, the Caesar Rodney School District partnered with
the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) to focus on implementing best
practices in mathematics with secondary schools. In addition to SREB, lead teachers
also participated in the TRU-Math Elementary Mathematics Teaching and Learning
(EMTL) Program and the TRU-Math Leadership Coaching Lab. All the professional
learning focused on implementing rigorous lessons that are engaging for students in a
Delaware Energy Services Coalition's 4th Annual Delaware Energy Conference on your calendar and/or email blasts. Our website with additional information about the conference and registration link is below. Our conference highlights this year include:
The new school year is fast approaching and a local student is determined to get her peers excited about heading back to the classroom.
Jacqueline Means, a 10th grader at Delaware Military Academy, used a few science projects to draw the attention of at least 30 students earlier this week at the Girls Empowerment Stem program. Means said she's determined to help inner city girls reach for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
One experiment incorporated the recipe for slime. It called for plenty of patience, borax powder, water and food dye.