Category Archives: STEM Resources

STEM ed Quality Framework

STEM ed Quality Framework – The purpose of the quality framework is to support on-going communication between and among STEM stakeholders by creating a common framework for conceptualizing, and a common language for communicating about STEM teaching and learning. In this capacity it can support educational leaders in making informed decisions about the allocation of resources, especially […]

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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

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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

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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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