Maine students learn about STEM careers from Vanderbilt researchers

03/11/2013 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Fourth- and fifth-graders at Surry Elementary School in Maine, and in other schools throughout the state, are learning how scientists do their work through a weekly teleconference with researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The curriculum is part of the center's Aspirnaut program, created to interest students in science, technology, engineering and math. "Every Vanderbilt instructor starts the lesson by discussing with the kids his or her own personal interest in science or math and what career field they're in. Kids start to think, 'Hey, that could be me,'" principal Cathy Lewis said.

View Full Article in:

Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Data Coach - Literacy
Amplify
Remote, MS
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Instructional Design Specialist
Insight Education Group
Los Angeles, CA
K-12 Education Content Marketing and Social Media Coordinator
Insight Education Group
Encino,CA, CA
Marketing Coordinator
Insight Education Group
Encino, CA