There is a national consensus that today’s students need more opportunities to build skills in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) across the PreK-12 grade span. Teachers are a critical piece for providing those opportunities, but barriers abound.
Three hundred fifty virtual STEM lesson kits were delivered to Howard Kennedy Elementary School on 9/16/2020, to enrich their students’ STEM education. Each kit contained materials for 16 different Science and/or Math activities, all aligned to state and national standards. Thanks so much to JuSTEMagine high school students from Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School, who […]
Melissa Zeiszler, Howard Kennedy’s Dean of STEAM, created a very special school tour for their Open House as a part of Omaha Education week, for the students and parents of Howard Kennedy Elementary School. She received professional development training from Jeff Ingraham, of Prairie STEM, and photographed classrooms and office areas in 360 Virtual Reality. […]
On Friday, August 14th, 2020, Saint Cecilia teachers and staff underwent a full day of professional development training in STEM activities virtually, with several of the Prairie STEM staff leading the training. After a very warm welcome by Alan Wang, Jeff Ingraham began the day with Virtual Reality, using VR goggles and software options for […]
Everyone was on the edge of their seats on Friday, August 7, 2020, when five teams of local high school students competed for the top three places and cash prizes in Prairie STEM’s High School Fortnite Esports Tournament. Games went into overtime they were so close. These students used and developed many soft skills during […]
It was a very exciting evening when four teams of local middle school students competed for the top three places and cash prizes in Prairie STEM’s Middle School Fortnite Esports Tournament on Thursday, August 6th, 2020. These students used and developed many soft skills during this event, such as leadership, teamwork, communication, strategizing, work ethic, […]
Three to Five-year old children had an exciting week, July 20th – 24th, 2020 during their School of Socery Camp. They expanded their math and science skills in a very exciting way! See the pictures below to see some of the activities.
Omaha Street School students learned different STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) career options on Monday. They performed several engineering activities, first one was to design 3 paper airplanes with the goal being to fly the furthest distance, another was to add a toothpick to their airplanes to pop a balloon, and the third […]
On July 10, 2020, Prairie Stem held their first Esports summer competition for high school. Six teams were competing in Rocket League for first, second, and third place cash prizes. They all did an awesome job! See the pictures below, that were captured during the event. The students competed in groups of three. One team […]
The Nebraska Ebooks are available as PDFs or as Media Rich Apple box files with interviews, audio, music, slide shows, pictures, movies, animations, and more!In order to fully enjoy all the content a Macintosh or iOS device or helpful! The collection is broken into content created by teachers, content created by students, and content created […]
On July 9, 2020, Prairie Stem held their first Esports summer competition for middle school. Six students were divided into two teams to play Rocket League for first and second place cash prizes. They all did an awesome job! Blue Team won first place and Orange Team won second. See the pictures below, that were […]