Aug
5
2013

K20 STEM Grants – Due August 26, 2013

K20 STEM: At A Glance

What: K20 STEM Grants
Who: Elementary Schools interested in STEM
When: 2013-2014 School Year
Submit: by August 26, 2013
Description:

STEM Readiness

K20STEM-Ready Schools is a statewide initiative funded by the Oklahoma State Department of Education for school year 2012-2013. K20 STEM prepares pK-6 teachers in selected Oklahoma schools in STEM content and pedagogy aligned to Oklahoma Academic Standards by providing year-long professional development with regular onsite teacher visits and instructional materials for the classrooms.

The K20 STEM goal is to produce overall school improvement that lays the foundation to prepare students for college and STEM careers. The results will be increases in teachers’ STEM content knowledge and increases in use of research-based practices by PK-6 teachers as well as increases in student success in Oklahoma Academic Standards, especially science and mathematics. This STEM project will impact approximately 190 teachers and approximately 3,700 students in their classrooms and serve as a model for other Oklahoma schools and classrooms. A STEM family night will be held in the spring.

The Oklahoma State Department of Education and the K20 Center are pleased to announce the 2012-2013 Awardees for the K20 STEM – Building STEM-Ready Elementary Schools. The K20 STEM-Ready School Awardees for 2012-2013 include: Springer Elementary, Edison Elementary in Mangum, Silo Elementary, Traub Elementary in Mid-Del Schools, Peggs Elementary, Mustang Elementary, Rose Union Elementary in Deer Creek, Wellston Elementary, Keota Elementary, and Grand View Elementary.

For questions please contact Pat or Carol at 405-325-1938 or pturner@ou.edu  and cgoodgame@ou.edu .

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About the Author: Levi Patrick

I serve as the Director of Secondary Mathematics for the Oklahoma State Department of Education. This is my twelfth year in education and I am so happy to be surrounded by OKMath teachers who are so passionate, creative, and determined to do great things for mathematics education in Oklahoma.

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