Swanson Primary Center, like some 70 other Michiana K-12 schools, has been an active collaborator in Michiana STEM education. At least five teachers from Swanson have attended NDeRC events. This year, Swanson has hosted two programs that bring scientists into classrooms–NANO (above) and BioEYES (below). Moreover, they have put together some very nice online presentations. Kudos to this South Bend Community School Corporation school for their efforts to reach out to university partners.
- You’re invited: Forum VII – March 1st. February 4, 2014This year’s Forum will include a discussion of the nation’s first 5-county Project Lead The Way initiative, as well as commercialization-education partnerships. All local K-12 administrators, K-12 teachers and the faculty, staff and students of local colleges and universities interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education, reTom Loughran
- Learning from our mistakes: school lab safety January 13, 2014Lab safety violations have led to a great many unnecessary injuries to students in K-12 science classes. You can find a NY Times account of a recent failure to learn from history here. Please watch the short video below. The lesson to learn here isn’t primarily one about a particular experiment or even chemistry labs: […]Tom Loughran
- Celebrating South Bend – December 20, 2013 December 18, 2013(Can’t see anything? Just refresh the page.) Spotlighting South Bend – December 20, 2013 Come celebrate our city’s history and future of innovation: a great opportunity to inspire young innovators. Please see the invitation from the event organizer, below; hope to see you on Friday! Dear Friend, You are invited on Friday, December 20, 2013 […]Tom Loughran