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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

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Ohio Educators Join Inventionland Day of Innovation

Inventionland Day of Innovation If you have never heard of Inventionland, you have got to check them out. This place is the Disneyland of Industrial Design.  Inventionland, headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, is one of the world’s largest invention factories and their designers, called ‘Creationeers,’ work in the most creative space I’ve ever seen.  Last week, EnvisionEdPlus brought… Continue reading Ohio Educators Join Inventionland Day of Innovation

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Ohio Grants for Advanced STEM Career Courses

Ohio high schools and career-tech centers can apply for $10,000 competitive grants to implement Advanced Career pathways in STEM fields during the 2018-2019 school year. Ohio and its partners – the Southern Regional Education Board’s High Schools That Work and a consortium of states – developed several career-tech programs aligned to the 21st-century workplace in multiple pathways. The… Continue reading Ohio Grants for Advanced STEM Career Courses

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Ohio’s 2017 STEM & STEAM Designation Process Underway

The Ohio Department of Education has released its request for applications for 2018 STEM and STEAM school designations. Here's what you need to know if your school is considering submitting an application this year. What's new? STEAM Designation, which includes arts in the acronym, is brand new this year. Schools will be eligible to apply… Continue reading Ohio’s 2017 STEM & STEAM Designation Process Underway