Welcome to the Siemens STEM Institute Wiki Page

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Fifty educators will be selected as STEM Fellows to attend this all expenses-paid*, week-long professional development experience, hosted at the world headquarters of Discovery Communications, located just outside of our nation’s capitol in Washington D.C. Fellows will be exposed to leading scientists, thought-leaders, personalities and innovators whose work across STEM disciplines shape and define our world today.

The week will be filled with guest speakers at the forefront of STEM, field trips to leading institutions where Fellows will observe real-world applications of STEM subject matter, and opportunities for networking and collaborating with peers from across the nation. In addition to broad-based STEM applications, each Fellow will be assigned to a thematic working group that will provide additional deep-dive exposure.

NEW: Final Project Presentation Information
Each group will make a 5-10 minute presentation on their project via a live webinar in front of Team Leads on March 3, April 1 or April 7 at 7pm EST. Please access the Google Docs page to sign up your team asap (https://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=0At2qMce2Y9a8dE5aZDYxRFNManlvcnpRUXU4aUthUHc&hl=en#gid=0 (Under Presentations)). You will need to input your team name and the members of your group. Once you sign up, we will send you the webinar link shortly.

Post Your Presentation
We will post all of your final presentations on the Siemens STEM Academy resource page, so that we can share your work with educators around the nation! Please send us your final presentations the day before your presentation so that they can be loaded into the webinar and so that we can post them to the website.
We will select 2-3 teams to present their projects at a national Siemens STEM Academy educator-only webinar, to occur in late-April 2011.

Upcoming Webinar
The Top Ten STEM Resources of 2011 webinar, presented by Patti Duncan, will take place on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 7pm EST. Please register on the website today to join this event: http://siemensstemacademy.com/index.cfm?event=showWebinarLanding&c=30

We are here to answer any of your questions, so please email me or Krystal Putman, krystal_putman@discovery.com with any questions.

Check out the list of Siemens STEM Institute Fellows.

NEW: Resources from Siemens STEM Institute Week

PowerPoint collection of resources shared during the Siemens STEM Institute.

NEW: Siemens STEM Academy One Sheet

Spread the word about the Siemens STEM Academy! Access the Siemens STEM Academy one-pager.pdf that talks about the benefits of the Siemens STEM Academy.

NEW: Letter of Administrators

Tell your administrators about your experience at the STEM Institute. We have created a STEM Institute Letter for Administrators.doc for you to download and customize. Please note: If you complete the survey and include your School Board's address, we will send this for you.

REMINDER: Tell Us About Your Experiences

If you haven't done so, please complete the post-Institute survey by Friday, September 17.

Global Collaboration Workshop

This wiki will also be used as the online location for our Wednesday workshop on
Global Collaboration
with Vicki "Cool Cat Teacher" co-founder of the internationally recognized Flat Classroom Projects. See our agenda.
Overview of Global Collaborative Workshop

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Shuttle Schedule
for Friday

Direct Link to Animoto Movie