STEM Education and College/Career Readiness
As a former member of a STEM teaching team, I understand and appreciate the transformative power this kind of curriculum can have on a classroom
What innovative ideas!
As a father of a 9-year old…I think this is a project that tries to address a huge need.
…are well on your way to helping many students as they explore what they will do with their lives beyond school…
I think you’ve got a great idea–I especially like the music…
I am very impressed, motivated and excited by the content on your website…I am seriously impressed.
I love it.
…am excited to see how much effort you’ve put into inspiring others to pursue careers in science.
Timely, relevant and NEEDED.
…this is one of the most innovative and original ways to get this content across to young people that I have seen.
I like what I am seeing, it would fit middle school very well…
The concept is wonderful…
… I love the idea and many schools really need something to help them motivate students.
This seems to be the forefront of a new wave of education – outside of school learning. This career goal program would dovetail perfectly.
…the program is…would really give the students a clear picture of where they are and what they need…
I think you have an interesting approach that is not being met by many school programs.
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Educational Resources for the Film “Hidden Figures”
The success of the film Hidden Figures has ignited new inspiration for young girls and boys alike in math and applications of STEM concepts. Families are taking their children, schools are reserving theaters in droves, and the film is winning numerous awards. Here are several resources to compliment you or your child’s curiosity sparked from the film!
Hidden Figures Teaching Resources from Denise Gaskin’s Let’s Play Math
Denise Gaskins is continuously updating this list of resources including great background information on the movie.
A Hidden Figures Lesson Plan from The Max Ray Blog
This lesson plan originally written for Philadelphia’s week of Black Lives Matter has “students play a game that my colleague Suzanne invented called Mission Control, in which they have to describe, using one-way communication, some mathematical object that their partners out in space have to recreate.”
Resources for Hidden Figures from MathEd.net
Mathematics Content Specialist Raymond Johnson is constantly updating this curated list which includes official movie sights, curated lessons, and movie reviews.
Hidden Figures Unit Study Resources from The Homeschool Scientist
An excellent cross-curricular resource, this unit study includes instructional tie-ins of the movie with language arts (biographies), history, STEM, and career exploration.
This is an excellent guide to spark dialogue amongst families, teachers, and students in middle and high school.