Storytime STEM-packs named as part of Iowa's STEM Scale-Up Program
Storytime STEM-packs was chosen from over 100 applicants to be one of twelve STEM providers awarded this distinction in Iowa. In making selections for the 2021 menu, trained expert reviewers weighed evidence of effect, diversity impact, cost benefit ratio, sustainability, Iowa Core alignment and more. Educators in Iowa will now have the opportunity to purchase Storytime STEM-packs through awards supported by the state. For the full press release see here.
PAsmart grant Storytime STEM-packs™: Entry Point for Early Computer Science and STEM Learning in PreK-2 Classrooms and Public Libraries
Governor Wolf talks to Gabriela Rose and Mike Fierle from AIU MSC
about Storytime STEM+C Bee-Bot Adventures.
Governor Wolf listens to Head Start children programming Dragon-Bot.
Governor Wolf visits an AIU Head Start classroom in Baldwin Whitehall to observe Storytime STEM+C Adventures, that were provided to 134 Head Start K-2, STEAM classrooms, and public libraries.
Storytime STEM-packs make it easy to integrate STEM+C concepts with children’s storybooks for ages PreK-2. Watch a short video about Storytime STEM-packs.
A popular children’s book
All the materials needed for an engaging STEM activity
A facilitator guide that makes connecting the story to the STEM activity easy
Fun and engaging for kids
Esy to use with minimal preparation time
Aligned to standards and research
Storytime STEM Partners Mon Valley Materials Handling Class
Storytime STEM-packs were developed with support from a National Science Foundation I-Corps™ for Learning grant under Grant No. 1546720