Books by Fellows

As a part of the MSU-Wipro UrbanSTEM Fellowship program, our teachers also get to work together to create resources for other teachers and share their thoughts about education, which we then convert into books to share with everyone.

Here are the books that we have published thus far:

 

rsz_rootsofstem-cover001(1) Roots of STEM

Fall 2014

This book is a unique resource for educators. It provides 25 STEM lessons for teaching a wide range of content. While this book is primarily geared towards K-12 educators in the STEM fields, it offers ideas for teachers across disciplines. The reader of this book is provided with a plethora of ideas and resources for expanding the lesson to individualized context.
this i believe This I Believe

Spring 2015

In this book, 25 STEM educators in Chicago Public Schools reflect on a yearlong experience with the MSU-Wipro STEM & Leadership Fellowship program. As they look back at their year of transition, they share the experiences that led them to become educators; their present struggles, joys, and motivations; and the journeys that lie ahead.
cosmos book A Teacher’s Quick & Dirty Guide to Carl Sagan’s Cosmos

Summer 2015

This is a teacher’s quick and dirty guide to Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. 49 teachers put their brains together to summarize the book from an educator’s perspective, highlighting its key ideas, and what it means for STEM educators.
ultimate stem book Ultimate STEM

Fall 2015

This book is a compilation of wonderful, inspiring stories of teaching and learning. 49 educators looked across these diverse teaching moments, to identify themes and ideas that cut across these stories. These themes and ideas can provide other educators the tools to craft their own amazing teaching moments.
This I Believe 2 Cover This I Believe 2

Spring 2016

In this book, 49 STEM educators in Chicago Public Schools reflect on a year-long experience with the MSU-Wipro STEM & Leadership Fellowship program. As they look back at their year of transition, they share the experiences that led them to become educators; their present struggles, joys, and motivations; and their thoughts about the journeys that lie ahead. This book, a collection of their thoughts and beliefs, can serve as a resource as well as a source of inspiration to other educators.
Teacher's Guide to Cosmos Cover A Teacher’s (quick and dirty) Guide to Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: Take 2

Summer 2016

This is a teacher’s quick and dirty guide to Carl Sagan’s Cosmos: A Personal Voyage. 50 teachers put their brains together to summarize the book from an educator’s perspective, highlighting its key ideas, and what it means for STEM educators. This book was produced as a “Quickfire Challenge” and educators had an hour to synthesize their ideas and create the guide for their chapter.
Amazing STEM Cover Amazing STEM

Fall 2016

This book is a compilation of wonderful, inspiring stories of teaching and learning. 50 educators looked across these diverse teaching moments, to identify themes and ideas that cut across these stories. These themes and ideas can provide other educators the tools to craft their own amazing teaching moments.