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Posted June 16, 2017

Engineering by Design Invention and Innovation Curriculum
DESE is teaming with Central and South Central Regional Professional Development Centers (RPDCs) and University of Central Missouri (UCM) to pilot the Engineering by Design Invention and Innovation seventh grade curriculum. 

Engineering byDesign (EbD) is an affordable, customizable, K-12 STEM curriculum aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Missouri Science Learning Standards. EbD is viable as a stand-alone STEM curriculum or integrated into existing science curriculum. 

Five Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe Online this Summer
June is Internet Safety Month, a perfect opportunity to talk with your kids about online safety.  The Internet is a great way for children to have fun, learn new things and stay in touch with their friends, but it also exposes them to online dangers. As summer vacation kicks off – and your kids start to spend more time on their devices – make sure your kids know the importance of safety online.  

Explore the Creative Side of an Eclipse
The St. Louis Storytelling Festival and 4-H Center for Youth and Development present a residential Summers at Mizzou camp for ages 14-18. Learn the scientific foundations of a total solar eclipse, develop effective storytelling techniques and create digital animation projects. Participants will have the chance to share their stories and projects at the 2018 St. Louis Storytelling Festival.

The next solar eclipse in Missouri won't happen until 2024. Reach for the stars!


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