Iowans line up for lines of code

Whether it is one line, one hour or a year-long journey into coding, schools and organizations across Iowa are preparing for another year of Code Iowa.

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 Seventh grade Kinglsey-Pierson Middle School students

PowerTeaching Math scales to power excitement for the “M” in STEM

Creating student-centered classrooms is at the heart of STEM. Fortunately, several thousand classrooms and out-of-school environments will experience this type of learning through Iowa’s STEM Scale-Up Program.

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STEM BEST® Partner: “INSPIRE” at Davenport West High School

“Davenport West High School is working to ensure that the coursework offered is reflective of community needs and meant to graduate students into post-secondary programs that further their manufacturing education, with eventual placement in local jobs that strengthen the industry in the Quad Citi

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MVP for Iowa STEM: Paul Schickler and DuPont Pioneer

To October’s MVP for Iowa STEM, continued success for STEM in Iowa creates a better future for feeding people in the state and billions around the globe.

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Fourth annual Midwest STEM Forum

High yields for Midwest STEM at DuPont Pioneer

Befitting a company known for its high-yield seeds, a bountiful harvest of STEM solutions were shared at DuPont Pioneer in Johnston last week, the site of the Midwest STEM Forum.

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Newest STEM Council Members

New voices, perspectives join Iowa’s STEM crusade

STEM Council member turnover is a bittersweet necessity as Iowa’s nationally-acclaimed statewide STEM program evolves in a cycle of continuous improvement.

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STEM Council Meeting 16

STEM Council Meeting is Sweet XVI

September closed with a gathering of Iowa’s STEM leaders who make up the STEM Council, marking the 16th meeting in five years. Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) in Ankeny provided the perfect setting.

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Carrie Rankin and Kris Kilibarda

Better together – Iowa STEM participates in national partnership for science and STEM education

The Iowa Department of Education (IDOE) has been invited to participate in a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded grant that will look at helping design structures and processes to effectively implement the vision for science and STEM teaching and learning.

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Iowa STEM Evaluation Report

2015-2016 Iowa STEM Evaluation Report

Iowa’s STEM Council practices what it preaches when it comes to data-driven decision-making. Measures of performance enable an annual cycle of continuous improvement to engineer new ways for moving forward.

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STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair

Greatness “STEM-ed” from Iowa State Fairgoers this month

Although the Iowa State Fair didn’t surpass attendance records this year, early results from an evaluation of STEM Day at the Iowa State Fair show attendance and engagement levels on the Grand Concourse like never before.

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