ASSET STEM Education™ recently assessed the national educational landscape for trends and opportunities to improve STEM teaching and learning. Here are 7 key takeaways from conversations with stakeholders and surveys of teachers and administrators across the country:
How do we respond to these insights as a collective community of educators, administrators and stakeholders? Our experience tells us we must work together—strategically, intentionally and over time—to foster learning environments where…
How do we get there? Utilizing lessons learned from countless experts, researchers and partners over two decades, we developed a three-phase model that supports schools/districts in catalyzing these disruptive shifts in “how teachers teach” and “how students learn.” The Inquiry-based Schools program fosters long-term culture change within school buildings and/or districtwide and across disciplines. The program builds leadership capacity among educators and administrators to implement effective professional learning communities (PLCs) that analyze student data and share instructional practices to ensure all students learn. Through the use of inquiry, schools/districts are empowered to accelerate collaborative leadership, instructional practice and student achievement.
Click here to learn more about the Inquiry-based Schools program, discover its proven results, explore case studies from participants, and inquire about becoming an Inquiry-based School.