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Indian Hill: STEM Celebration with IHHS Teacher Myrtis Smith


Superintendent Kirk Koennecke debuts a new video series, Uniquely Indian Hill. He speaks with IHHS Project Lead The Way (PLTW) teacher Myrtis Smith. Project Lead The Way (PLTW), a national organization that provides programs in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science – designated Indian Hill High School (IHHS) as a 2019-2020 Distinguished School.

New statewide scholarship program seeks to recognize Ohio high school students for contributions to STEM innovation, entrepreneurship

Highland County Press |

The Believe in Ohio program this week announced the launch of a new statewide scholarship program that seeks to recognize Ohio high school students for their contributions to innovation and entrepreneurship in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The program also introduces applicants to Choose Ohio First, an Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) scholarship program for students in STEM fields.

COSI, Hyperloop Partnership Brings STEM Education To Next Generation

Spectrum News 1 |

COSI has teamed up with Virgin Hyperloop, the leader in Hyperloop technology, to bring STEM kits called COSI Learning Lunchboxes to underserved youth — with hands-on components to make the technology come alive.

2020 designation of STEAM/STEAM schools

Ohio STEM Learning Network |

10 more schools have earned the mark of STEM/STEAM designation from the Ohio STEM Committee.

Lakota: Specials Find Special Place in Remote Learning

via Lakota Schools |

At a time when art, music, technology, exercise and creativity are a daily outlet to help offset the emotional toll of quarantine, Lakota’s “specials” teams are rallying to fuel their families’ idea banks.

Just as they do in a traditional learning environment, Lakota’s daily K-6 specials – art, music, gym, health, technology and STEAM – play a critical role in developing the whole child. Besides supporting social, emotional and mental health, they provide a creative outlet through which students can oftentimes apply their academic content. 

College, high school STEM teachers team up to 3D print face shields for healthcare workers

via WCPO |

Sixty-one 3D printers have been working nonstop. The group calls themselves the Southern Ohio Makers Against COVID Coalition – or SOMACC.

Cincinnati Nature Center preschool keeps growing; program expands to kindergarten through 2nd grade

via The Clermont Sun |

An alternative to traditional programs, the Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade (K-2) curriculum will emphasize STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math) education through a nature-based and Montessori style approach.

The Montessori philosophy of individualized learning blends beautifully with nature-based education and the first-hand experiences provided at the Nature School.

NRHS’s robotics team makes history

via The Clermont Sun |

On Feb. 15 the team became the first to represent NRHS in a robotics competition. They hoped to win at least one match at the competition.

They far exceeded their expectations winning 10th place out of 32 teams.

VEX Competitions are STEM-focused and task participants with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge.