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Centerville 8th Graders get Creative with Riverside Research e-Texts

The Dayton Regional STEM Center and Riverside Research work together to provide 21st century learning opportunities for area students! On 2 November 2012, Dr. Andrew Shepherd and Mr. Michael Lovingshimer of Riverside Research’s Education and Training Directorate had the pleasure of attending Tower Heights Middle School in Centerville, Ohio as special guests in Mrs. Lynn…
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ThinkTV and the DRSC Providing STEM Resources for All Students

Think TV and the Dayton Regional STEM Center began their partnership in 2008, just as the STEM Center was getting started and it was becoming clear that STEM education was going to be critical to the region’s future.  The STEM Center’s goal was to raise public awareness about the need for STEM education; it also…
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Dayton Students Benefit from AFRL and Dayton Regional STEM Center Collaboration

by  Michela Greco Air Force Research Laboratory 11/30/2012 – WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio — In the summer of 2011, the Dayton Regional STEM Center and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) embarked on a collaboration to develop modeling and simulation courses for Dayton regional schools. Air Force Colonel John Franz of AFRL and Major General Ed…
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2013 Modeling and Simulation Competition

We are pleased to announce that the Dayton Regional STEM Center will be hosting the second annual Modeling and Simulation Challenge for High School on April 22, 2013 and is generously sponsored by SAIC (www.saic.com).  The event will take place at Tec^Edge from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  We had four teams participate in September: …
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SRC investing in our community!

SRC donates to Dayton Regional STEM Center! Thank you SRC for your financial contribution to support STEM Education in the Dayton Region. Funding will be used to sponsor the first annual Dayton Regional STEM Center Middle School Engineering Challenge!

Lab TV

The National Defense Education Program is building a foundation for the future workforce needs of the Department of Defense by supporting science and math programs. Part of that initiative is called LabTV. At the K-12 (pre-college) level, NDEP emphasizes hands-on learning experiences and encourages students and teachers of all ages to “learn by doing” with Science,…
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Dayton Regional STEM Center Reflective Practioner RTOP Rubric

The rubric delineates consistent assessment criteria. It allows teachers to assess criteria which are complex and subjective and also provides ground for self-evaluation, reflection and peer review. It is aimed at accurate and fair assessment, fostering understanding and indicating the way to proceed with subsequent learning/teaching. RTOP Rubric

ITEL ADISC: Technology Integration Model

A planning tool to aid educators in the integration of technology for various purposes in the student learning environment.  This model helps users differentiate the diverse applications that technology can serve and identify areas where technology can be integrated to increase the richness of the learning environment. ADISC Model

Engineering Design Process

The Engineering Design Process constitutes the general methodology that engineers and scientists use in the ideation, creation and modification of artifacts or processes.  Examples of designs generated in Dayton Regional STEM Center curriculum include; a water filtration device, solar home model and even a manufacturing and packaging process.  Use of the Engineering Design Process in the classroom environments promotes…
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Negron named 2012 STEM Professional of the Year from the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer

Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio — Mr. Ricardo Negron, Chief of the Domestic Partnering Branch in the Plans and Programs Directorate of the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has received the Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Professional of the Year award for 2012 from The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer.…
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