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Grants to Support OSLN Statewide Challenge on Food Scarcity

Last month, the Ohio STEM Learning Network announced the 2019 Statewide Design Challenge. Here are some quick details about the challenge, straight from OSLN Director, Heather Sherman. This year’s challenge is to: Work as a team to imagine, design and prototype a solution to increase food security in your life, community, or world. Improving local… Continue reading Grants to Support OSLN Statewide Challenge on Food Scarcity

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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

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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