STEM Conference Reflections of Most Likely to Succeed

So teacher please be careful with these students that you teach...for if they fail to learn to live, their hearts you've failed to reach.

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STEM Conference Resources from Speaker Presentations

Below are a few of the resources from various presentations at the conference.

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The Words We Use

The acronym! All five words: Math, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math all decreased in use. This is a big deal. Successful STEM Education is not about what happens in isolation with those specific content area. Successful STEM Education, especially defined by the eleven AdvancED STEM Indicators includes all content areas.

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STEAM Initiative Supports Catholic Education

When I honestly pray and reflect on where the STEAM initiative fits into Rockhurst’s Catholic identity, I feel the Good Spirit at work. Through the lens of STEAM, the school’s Catholic Identity is crystal clear.

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Rockhurst Hosts Regional STEM Conference

Rockhurst showed that they truly were academic leaders in the Region championing excellence in learning in a Jesuit institution. It was tremendous!

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Learning Commons

As Rockhurst began its STEAM initiative, naturally some of the discussion lent itself to our physical spaces. Active Learning areas were necessary to further the initiative, and what better place to promote active learning than the library? Using the model of an academic learning commons found most often in institutions of higher learning and tailoring it to fit the special needs of Rockhurst High School, we were able to create a large, flexible space that supports learning in many different forms.

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Inspiring young scientists at Brookwood Elementary

I honestly didn't realize how into science my five year old daughter was until we attended STEAM night!

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Student Health and Wellness

I believe that the greatest gift you can give your family and the world is a healthy you.

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Relationships drive success.

In March of 2017, Rockhurst High School earned an AdvancED STEM Certification. This achievement puts Rockhurst on the national map.

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Project Based Learning in French Class

The main goal was to learn from an interactive and hands-on experience. The experience gave me more confidence in presenting directions and answering questions in French.

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Storytelling through Film

It’s not the equipment that tells the story; it's you who tells the story.

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KC Area Life Science Institute Annual Dinner (Part 2 of 2)

The generosity and scientific innovation displayed at the event was stunning and a beacon of hope for progress and future generations.

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KC Area Life Science Institute Annual Dinner (Part 1 of 2)

I am glad to be alive at this particular time in human history.

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Science department donating microscopes.

Science is meant to be shared, not kept. In hopes of sharing the joy of science, our microscopes will be donated to Our Lady of Hope Grade School.

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Learning Commons-Early Reflections

At any given time during the day, you can walk through and see students taking advantage of their self-directed time.

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