CODE – Advanced Placement Computer Science for All Students & Training & Alignment for K-5 Educators

Code.org’s Computer Science Principles is an introductory Advanced  Placement (AP®) course designed to broaden participation in computer  science. Code.org is recognized by the College Board as an endorsed provider of AP® Computer Science Principles curriculum and professional development.  The Course has been reviewed by the College Board and is pre-approved to  pass the audit. The professional development is … Continue reading CODE – Advanced Placement Computer Science for All Students & Training & Alignment for K-5 Educators

STEM West – 2019 Upcoming Events!

Register now for the 2019 Spring STEM West Community Meeting All are welcome to:  Meet with Kevin Baxter of NCSSM-Morganton who will be providing updates on the progress toward the school's opening.Meet teachers who created  and implemented project-based learning (PBL) units with local STEM businesses.Learn about STEM West happenings. The meeting will be held at the Western Piedmont Council … Continue reading STEM West – 2019 Upcoming Events!

We Are Inviting Every Elementary School in North Carolina to Host a “Family Code Night” – This School Year

February 13, 2019 (Feb 13, 2019)  On March 12, elementary schools across North Carolina will be recognized for scheduling an important event in family engagement and computer science education: "Family Code Night."  At the March 12 program launch, K-5 parents statewide, including 120,000 PTA members, will be invited to http://www.NCNights.org to see if their school … Continue reading We Are Inviting Every Elementary School in North Carolina to Host a “Family Code Night” – This School Year

STEM West Director Recognized by State Science Organizations

Dr. Carol Moore, President of the NC Science Teachers’ Association (NCSTA), was recognized at the NC Science Leadership Association (NCSLA) meeting in November at the NASCAR Hall of Fame. She was presented the Herman and Emma Gatling Award for Outstanding Science Education Leadership in North Carolina. Moore received a beautifully engraved clock and a $1000 … Continue reading STEM West Director Recognized by State Science Organizations

STEM Trek – Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) Traveling Science Fair

  STEM West is excited to bring to you the Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) Traveling Science Fair as part of the North Carolina Science Festival 2019. Six large trailers will be demonstrating STEM technologies covering advanced materials, clean energy, computational sciences, neutron sciences, and nuclear science & engineering. The lab trailers are engaging for all age groups! Families, … Continue reading STEM Trek – Oak Ridge National Lab (ORNL) Traveling Science Fair