nctl_logo
 

January 2016

 
 
 
 
NCTL ENEWS
nctl_graphic  
 
Government officials and leaders including U.S. Senator Edward MarkeyDear STEM Supporters,

In December, Congress adopted and President Obama signed a major overhaul to the No Child Left Behind law, entitled, "Every Student Succeeds Act." The National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) championed its STEM provisions. We also worked to advance engineering and computer science education with government officials and leaders including U.S. Senator Edward Markey.

Learn more

Ioannis Miaoulis and the NCTL team
nctlinfo@mos.org

THE NATION


"Every Student Succeeds Act" Features STEM Priorities

This landmark legislation contains many priorities that the NCTL advocated, such as allowing states to use funds to integrate engineering design skills and practices into state assessments. A lot of flexibility is being transferred from federal to state and local education agencies.

Learn more

The Clubhouse Network to Represent Museum of Science at National Mentoring Summit

On January 28, The Clubhouse Network staff and alumni will share powerful stories about The Clubhouse's unique learning approach and mentoring model at the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, DC. The Clubhouse Network serves more than 25,000 young people from underserved communities around the world.

Learn more

Museum of Science Awards its First Engineering Scholarships

A new scholarship program will help 100 deserving educators in 24 states bring Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) developed at the Museum's National Center for Technological Literacy to their classrooms. Funding comes from a $200,000 investment by the Museum to enhance STEM education at high-needs schools nationwide.

Learn more

Videos Illuminate Next Generation Science Standards

The Museum of Science has released a new video series to help K -12 educators understand and implement new academic standards. Created by Engineering is Elementary, the Museum's award-winning curriculum project, "EiE Video Snippets" illuminate science and engineering practices in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).

Learn more

STATE NEWS


Alabama Selects Museum of Science Curriculum for STEM Initiative

The Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) has selected Engineering is Elementary for a statewide program to improve STEM education and promote educational equity. EiE will be offered to schools through 11 AMSTI support centers around the state, potentially reaching up to 140,000 elementary students.

Learn More

PARTNER & OTHER NEWS


President Obama Calls for Computer Science, So Does Museum of Science President Obama Calls for Computer Science, So Does Museum of Science

On January 12, 2016, in his State of the Union address President Obama called for "hands-on computer science and math classes" for every student. On December 12-13, 2015, more than 7,500 visitors discovered how important and fun computer science could be at the Museum of Science, Boston.

Learn More



   

IN THIS ISSUE

THE NATION
- Every Student Succeeds Act Features STEM
- The Clubhouse Network in National Summit
- Museum Awards Scholarships
- Videos Illuminate NGSS

STATE NEWS
- Alabama Selects EiE

PARTNER & OTHER NEWS
- President & Museum on Computer Science

KEEP CONNECTED

Pass this newsletter to a colleague!
Forward This Email

Subscribe to the NCTL News RSS feed.


For Latest News Stories For Archived Stories


HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

News of the NCTL's Engineering the Future® high school curriculum.


Hands-on, minds on engineering design videos for students and teachers.


GATEWAY TO TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING

Download a brochure on how school districts can lead change.


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Interested in professional development in STEM education? 

Main Listings | Museum of Science Virtual Field Trip (starts at 12:25 minutes) | STEM Education Webinar


 
 
  Museum of Science