Members from Cohort Two and Three Team up for a Special Field Trip

Hallie Askuvich teamed up with Anna McGowan from Cohort 2 and took a group...


Fitz Crame...2017 Golden Apple Nominee

We are happy to share some very exciting news! Fitz Crame from Cohort 2 recently...


Cohort Two is Still Lighting Up the Quickfires

Here’s a little snapshot from the classroom of James Edstrom.  Edstrom is...


Quickfire Bins Created to Spark Creativity in Math!

Play-Doh in Math class?  Why not?  James Edstrom is on a mission to spread his...


Leading Back to School Professional Development

Leadership.  It’s the #MSUrbanSTEM way!  We are happy to see so many of...


Cohorts Collide at Googlepalooza!

This year’s Googlepalooza was buzzing with members from Cohort 1, 2 and...


Gratitude: Special Thanks for Another Great Year!

Our second cohort has wrapped up and we are now preparing to welcome 50 new...


Reflections On the Past Year...An #MSUrbanSTEM Adventure

It’s been a wonderful year of challenges, collaboration, and...


Great Pride and Accomplishments...We Honor Our 2015/2016 Cohort

Forty-nine amazing members of our 2015/2016 Cohort were honored on Saturday, May...


Passport to STEM Success

With passport in hand, Goudy Elementary students and their parents set out on a...


Students Receive Valuable Support During Science Fair Season

It’s Science Fair season! This usually means that parents everywhere are...


A Magical Meeting of the MSU Urban STEM Minds

A hint of magic filled the air on March 5th.  Our fellows gathered for their...


Pi Day FUN!

Laura Frcka certainly knows how to promote an enthusiasm for learning!  Pi Day...


Steve Tows' DreamMakers Are Moving Along!

The Goudy Dream Makers are at it again!  But this time, they are moving...


Students Study the Chemistry Behind a Tainted City

Melanie Yau knows that connecting lessons with significant world issues can...


Students at Kellogg Elementary Create Renewable Energy Companies

Darnella Wesley is teaching her eighth grade students all about renewable...


Students Conquer Khan's LearnStorm Challenge!

Good news for Tasia Pena and her hard-working students!  Twenty two Chromebooks...


Tracy Iammartino Named River Educator of the Year

Tracy Iammartino, an eighth grade teacher at Bridge Junior High School, has been...


Tilton Students Begin Each Day With a STEM Pledge

The students of Tilton Middle School begin each day with a pledge…a...


An Introduction to Engineering...No Boys Allowed!

“They filled out the application, we crossed our fingers and...


A Cold War Art Expedition Encourages Students to Value the Beauty in Patterns and Numbers

William Brown recently brought an abundance of color and creativity to a study...


The MSU/Wipro Urban STEM Partnership is Making the News...in India!

Michigan State’s partnership with Wipro Ltd. was recently recognized in...


Sparty on! Our Awesome Fellows Visit the Michigan State Campus

Saturday, December 5th was very special. Michigan State University gladly...


Stephen Tow Takes 142 Students to Visit Robot Revolution Exhibit

It was a BIG day filled with the magical wonders of science.  Stephen Tow took...


Teacher Feature: Preston Lewis Recognized for Outstanding STEM Instruction

Preston Lewis is a STEM coordinator at James Wadsworth STEM School in Chicago....


Tasia Pena Hopes to Improve Attention Skills With Use of EEG Headsets

Mind power…the idea of controlling things with your mind is...


STEM Students Design Life Jackets to Save a Sinking Barbie!

STEM students to the rescue!  Tracy Iammartino‘s eighth graders...


Kyle Radcliff and APPLE Team Up For Some Rock and Roll FUN!

A big part of Kyle Radcliff’s ImagineIT project focuses on improving the...


Fostering a Technological Mindset

Think about technology. Look around you…through a technological lens....


Sushma Lohitsa Receives $3750 Grant!

We absolutely love grants!  Congratulations to Sushma Lohitsa!  She was just...


A Bulletin Board with a Purpose-An Interactive Opportunity for Students Schoolwide

All schools have them.  All teachers spend hours decorating them. Bulletin...


Caution! Quickfires are Spreading!

This past summer, our fellowship spent nearly two weeks together to kick off the...


Katleya Healy's ImagineIT Project Zooms in on Global Issues

Katleya Healy admits her students aren’t very fond of math.  They have...


Thomas Sherlock Encourages Teaching and Learning through Mobile Apps

BYOD or not?  Hot topic.  A lot of our students have cell phones, and as...


The M in STEM-Persevering When Problem Solving Gets Tough

Science, Technology, Engineering and MATH.  These are all vital components in...


Molly Lahart's ImagineIT Project Fosters Girls' Excitement for STEM

Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) offer...


Tinker Tales: Take 2 - Using Multimodal Composition in the Classroom

Albert Einstein once said, “Play is the highest form of research.” Play is...


A Teacher's (Quick and Dirty) Guide to Cosmos- Another Publication from #MSUrbanSTEM

We’ve done it again! The 2015/2016 fellowship has published another...


New Beginnings For Our First and Second Cohort

Our second cohort is now in full swing.  Many great things are being...


Stephen Tow's Dream Makers Have A New Place To Tinker

It all began by imagining…imagining a space where kids and their ideas...


The Marriage of Science and Engineering = Spork

The marriage of Science and Engineering=Spork. Huh? Karoline Sharp took an...


Nurturing A Proactive Spirit in our Youngest Scientists

How do we teach children to care? How do they feel connected to their...


Taking a Step Outside of Our Comfort Zone=Our Learning Zone

The summer semester is behind us.  Forty Nine new fellows spent the summer...


Here's to our New 2015/2016 #MSUrbanSTEM cohort!

The Back to School hype is here and so is a new 2015/2016 #MSUrbanSTEM...