Featured #MSUrbanSTEM Sustainability Fellow: Tracy Barrientos

Sustainability Fellow: Tracy Barrientos Bio: Tracy Barrientos currently...


Featured #MSUrbanSTEM Sustainability Fellow: Lidia Ortiz

Sustainability Fellow: Lidia Ortiz Bio: Lidia Ortiz is currently the science...


Featured #MSUrbanSTEM Sustainability Fellow: Donna Figenshu

Sustainability Fellow: Donna Figenshu Bio: Donna is a chemistry and physics...


Featured #MSUrbanSTEM Sustainability Fellow: Al Lang

Sustainability Fellow: Al Lang Bio: Al Lang is a 7th grade science teacher at...


Featured #MSUrbanSTEM Sustainability Fellow: Kenn Freeman

Sustainability Fellow: Kenn Freeman Bio: Throughout my career, I’ve operated...


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Announcing the #MSUrbanSTEM Sustainability Fellows

The MSUrbanSTEM fellowship program concluded at the end of the 2016-17 school...


#MSUrbanSTEM IGNITES Reflection and Inspiration

During our last face-to-face meeting, Deep Play Groups met one last time to...


Annmarie Thomas Creates TPACK Inspiration Station

Annmarie Thomas has been working on an app that supports teachers in their...


#MSUrbanSTEM Pride Shines Bright as We Celebrate our 2016/2017 Cohort

Fifty outstanding educators were honored Saturday, May 13th at the Union...


A Very Special Thanks to our Incredible Instructional Team

#MSUrbanSTEM hosted it’s last face-to-face meeting on Saturday, May 13th. ...


Kimlona Brown Honored With She Rocks It Award

We are so proud of Kimlona Brown!  She was recently honored with the She Rocks...


Hallie Askuvich is Going to Iceland!

#MSUrbanSTEM is so excited for Hallie Askuvich!  Thanks to Fund for Teachers...


Michael Kolody's Makey-Makey Mania

Michael Kolody’s ImagineIT project is really MAKING a powerful impact on...


Alexa Freshour Presents at NSTA

Alexa Freshour is back from California! She was a presenter at this year’s...


Meet the Featured Fellow...Joselyn Galvez

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Meet the Featured Fellow...Elena Concepcion

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Kasia Derza Honored as Apple's Distinguished Educator Award

We are once again so proud of one our 2016/2016 #MSUrbanSTEM fellows! Mariano...


Meet the Featured Fellow...Gerard Kovach

Meet Gerard Kovach, this week’s #MSUrbanSTEM Featured Fellow! Image not...


Michael Kosko is Launching Something New!

Something incredible is about to launch!  Michael Kosko has been working on a...


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...


Binh Nguyen is Spreading His 'ImagineIT' Spirit

Binh Nguyen recently tweeted, “Just presented my Imagine IT projects to 40...


Pi Day Fun!

It’s Pi Day and here’s how a few of our fellows are celebrating! ...


Describe #MSUrbanSTEM Using One Word Only...GO!

We recently reached out to our fellows and asked them to sum up their...


Fitz Crame...2017 Golden Apple Nominee

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


#MSUrbanSTEM is Leading the Way in Professional Development

We are fortunate to have so many leaders on the #MSUrbanSTEM team. February was...


Meet the Featured Fellow...Laddie Perina

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Michael Kosko is Bringing Hip Hop to Science

Michael Kosko is determined to bring the science of everyday life into the...


Cohort Two is Still Lighting Up the Quickfires

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


Meet the Featured Fellow...Onome Alabi

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Kimlona Brown Gets Things Rolling in After-School STEM Club

Kimlona Brown has things rocking and rolling in an after school STEM club....


#MSUrbanSTEM is Defining Leadership...

These leadership collages are amazing!  A glance around the room can inspire...


Meet Our Featured Fellow...Yvonne Nevarez!

Drum roll please….meet the amazing Yvonne Nevarez.  We’re so lucky...


Leadership? It's All Around You! Just Look Around the Room...

Did someone say DIGITAL QUICKFIRE?!?  Yep!  And it went a little something...


Mad Science with Maita

Things have been growing, spinning and booming in the science classroom of...


Alexa Freshour is Headed to Los Angeles!

 “I was beyond ecstatic to find out that I’d be presenting at NSTA...


The Periodic Table Comes to Life!

Binh Nguyen hosted a periodic table costume party! A science teacher at...


STEM Sweet STEM for the Holidays!

We’ve all celebrated with decorating cookies, singing Christmas carols,...


Seventh Graders Become Jr. Neuroscientists for a Day!

Last week, The University of Chicago welcomed a group of very curious seventh...


Reflection is Powerful

Reflection is powerful, especially in the field of education.  During our...


#MSUrbanSTEM Participates in Hour of Code

Last week, hundreds of students all over the world participated in the annual...


Amazing STEM is Here!

Hot off the #ExpressoBookMachine press is yet another publication from our...


Kosko Named Honoree in Best in Education

In 2014, TheBestSchools.org established the annual Escalante-Gradillas Prize for...


Fellows Gather at Erickson Hall for a Great Day of Collaborative Learning

Wonder strikes again!  The #MSUrbanSTEM gang had a face-to-face meeting on...


Meet the Featured Fellow...Jillian Onque

We are so fortunate to have Jillian Onque on our #MSUrbanSTEM team!  Image not...


Stop-Motion Videos, Memes and Quickfires Make Learning WAY More Fun!

Just imagine a classroom where students are creating stop-motion videos and...


ImagineIT Projects Foster a Mathematical Growth Mindset

How do we foster a mathematical growth mindset for the 21st century learner?...


Mother + Son = MakerFaire Fun!

During the week, Angela Barrett is busy teaching seventh and eighth grade...


Where Does the Water Go? Students Go Find Out!

Many people never stop to think about where the water goes after a rain storm....