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School of Urban Education students featured in Linking Educators, Youth, and Learners in Computational Thinking Video

School of Urban Education students Vanessa Arboleda and Gretchen Henke are featured in this video that features the LinCT project (Linking Educators, Youth, and Learners in Computational Thinking) of which Urban Education is a partner with the Science Museum of Minnesota and St. Catherine’s University.

You can watch the video here:  LinCT Video

LinCT: Linking Educators, Youth, and Learners in Computational Thinking is a three-year ITEST Strategies project to build and grow a professional learning and teaching community to focus on engaging women educators with technology, building upon educational practice and preparing students for future STEM involvement.  It was first established in February 2016.

 

Science Museum partners with Metropolitan State to create female STEM leaders

The Science Museum of Minnesota has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to lead an innovative partnership with Metropolitan State University and St. Catherine’s University to build and grow a professional learning and teaching community.

The program is designed to increase the number of women teaching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) topics and give these emerging teachers valuable opportunities to incorporate technology-based programs, like Scratch and App Inventor, into their classroom curricula.

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