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EEP Grant Watch: Winter Edition

As we near the holiday season, the Ohio Department of Education is bestowing some schools with new grant opportunities and has shifted deadlines for others. There are also new grants on the horizon that we are sharing for the first time. This is a pretty extensive update, so to get the scoop...Read more. NEW Grant:… Continue reading EEP Grant Watch: Winter Edition

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Invent, Make and Learn During and Afterschool

Last fall, EEP kicked off our partnership with Inventionland, one of the world’s largest invention factories. Through this partnership, we hoped to increase access to high-quality maker education for Ohio schools and out-of-school time (OST) programs. We are so excited that eleven sites are now using Inventionland Institute’s innovation courses as a key strategy for implementing… Continue reading Invent, Make and Learn During and Afterschool

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EEP in Action: Connect with Us at Upcoming Events

The EEP team is excited to to be part of a variety of Ohio events and conferences where educators and youth-serving professionals can connect with each other and experts in STEM education, social-emotional learning, out-of-school programming, and more. We hope you can join our team at these great opportunities for professional learning! Click any of… Continue reading EEP in Action: Connect with Us at Upcoming Events

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Out of School Time Day of Innovation

EnvisionEdPlus, Pennsylvania Intermediate Unit 1, the Ohio Afterschool Network and the Pennsylvania Statewide Afterschool and Youth Development Network are joining forces with Inventionland to offer a unique - and FREE - Day of Innovation. After-school and summer program professionals from Ohio and Pennsylvania will learn strategies for innovating, making and storytelling from Inventionland, one of… Continue reading Out of School Time Day of Innovation

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MakerX – the Columbus Maker Expo – is Coming

Maker Education has been expanding nationwide. Growing out of the Maker Movement, Maker Education has complemented problem-based learning by integrating design thinking in spaces made for innovation. Its value in developing persistence, risk taking, collaboration, and a sense that failure is not an end but a learning point makes it a valuable asset in promoting… Continue reading MakerX – the Columbus Maker Expo – is Coming