Welcome to the STEM Pre-Academy!
The STEM Pre-Academy fosters inspiration and relevance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics primarily through initiatives, such as teacher workshops, technical focus sessions, and collaborative interaction between middle school teachers and subject matter experts. This teacher-driven multidisciplinary program helps middle school public educators develop and implement research and technology based student curriculum including lessons, activities and projects.
The STEM Pre-Academy is a state-funded program, focused on public middle school teachers in Hawaii.
Feature Project: iPad Enabled Digital Publishing @ Moanalua Middle School
At Moanalua Middle School, Language Arts teacher Kathy Nagaji and her team piloted a project with students entitled, “iPad Enabled Digital Publishing”. They drew inspiration from the October 2013 iPad workshop co-presented by STEM Pre-Academy, Hawaii Creative Media, and students from Searider Productions, Wai`anae High School.
Follow-up Mini Workshop: Water Quality Field Trip to Kualoa Ranch
On Saturday, July 26, 2014, teachers from Waipahu Intermediate, Aliamanu Intermediate, Moanalua Middle and Ewa Makai Middle schools met at Kualoa Ranch Educational Center to participate in the STEM Pre-Academy Water Quality Follow-Up Mini Workshop.
Dr. Marek Kirs, a researcher at the University of Hawaii Water Resources Research Center, shared his research data and insight on water quality in the streams and beaches in Hawaii.
@edwinjcolon ... thank you for coming down to Ilima to help set up the aquaponic system with my students.
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You are welcome! I talked to @arielvillanueva from Kapolei Middle School and he agreed to share some of his tilapia for your system. Let me know if you need anything else.
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For apple or android devices.
Nov 6 2014 - 6:41am
Thanks for sharing @kauluwela! Free MS Office on iPads would be really helpful. We're going to test it out on one of ours shortly @sramento.
Nov 7 2014 - 10:36am
NPR has started a year-long series on 50 Great Teachers. Worth a listen!
Prepping for the Big Island Water Quality Mini Workshop next month. Excited to see the difference in the data collected today compared to the data we'll collect during the workshop! @edwinjcolon. Mahalo @rtamiya and Hilo Intermediate for hosting!