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! ...


Fitz Crame...2017 Golden Apple Nominee

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


Michael Kosko is Bringing Hip Hop to Science

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


Meet the Featured Fellow...Onome Alabi

Meet our Featured Fellow…Onome Alabi. Image not loading? Click here.


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...


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...


What's Tweetin? Here's What Happened Last Week @MSUrbanSTEM

Another busy week for our #MSUrbanSTEM fellows and their students!  Last week...


The #MSUrbanSTEM TV Parody Show!

It all began with a 35 minute Quickfire Challenge.  Our fellows unleashed their...


The MSU Urban STEM Film Festival

Here’s to our own little MSU UrbanSTEM Film Festival!  Our fellows...


Improving Our Improvisation Skills With The Second City, Chicago

Improvisation can be frightening! Well, our fellows totally rocked it on Day 6...


What Exactly Does it Mean to ImagineIT?

The ImagineIT project…what exactly is it?  Punya Mishra recently...


And That's A Wrap! Summer Meetings End, New Wonder Begins!

Cohort 3 is here and kickin!  Fifty new fellows have gathered, conversed and...


Showcasing Our Amazing Teaching Moments...

Drum roll please…Amazing teacher moments happened this week.  Our fellows...


#MSUrbanSTEM Well Represented at AERA Conference in DC

We are so lucky to have Christopher Seals, Rohit Mehta, and Inese...


Lohitsa Helps Her Students Discover Their Inner Engineer!

Sushma Lohitsa can’t brag enough about the success and growth of her...


Passport to STEM Success

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


McGowan Hits the Grant Jackpot!

Anna McGowan is a member of our first #MSUrbanSTEM cohort.   She continues to...


3,2,1...Blast Off! Protect the Eggstronaut!

There were definitely some ups (and some downs) for Mahesh Alur and his STEM...


A Packed #MSUrbanSTEM Playground at This Year's CPS Tech Talk

If a playground is popular, it will be packed!  The MSU Urban STEM Playground...


Introducing...Our Sustainability Fellows

We take great pride in introducing our new Sustainability Fellows. In efforts to...


Field Trip Leads to Interest-Driven Studies in the Classroom

Sandra Jackson and her students recently ventured to The Museum of Science and...


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...


Celebrating Engineers Week With Some MSU Urban STEM Fun!

Our fellows know how to add their own element of fun to Engineers Week!...


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...


Making a Difference: Building Partnerships That Work

MSU Urban STEM knows that building partnerships and making connections can...


Tracy Iammartino Named River Educator of the Year

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


Punya Mishra and Sonya Gunnings-Moton Receive Awards of Excellence

We love to acknowledge well-deserved awards!  The MSU Urban STEM family would...


Tilton Students Begin Each Day With a STEM Pledge

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