Dr. Aaron L. Smith, the director of a pioneering STEM public school, answers the question, “How can educators transform an ordinary STEM site into an inspired, premiere learning center?” Awakening Your STEM School provides a proven framework for teachers, administrators, and business partners offering forty-two actions and ideas with over 300 tips to transformation. Dr. Smith’s passionate approach is simple and focused; prepared just for teachers, principals, and business leaders who are daily cobbling together their STEM school, seeking inspiration and valuable suggestions. No matter where a school or program is in the advancement of STEM education, the catalyst for transformation is already there – residing in the heart of the teachers and leadership.
He has been sharing resources for teachers and others interested in more about developing successful STEM applications at your school.
Visit STEM School Doctor Website – Here you will see additional resources that you can use in your school. From ideas in lessons to grant opportunities, you’ll be certain to find just about anything STEM-centered. Also be sure to follow him on social media!
“Dr. Smith uses his experiences with real students and their stories to illustrate his ideas about how make a STEM school work. This book will inspire educators to think about how to really motivate students and parents to engage with STEM.”
– Dr. Marsha Sprague
Director of Teacher Preparation,
Christopher Newport University
” Teachers and administrators can use this book as a guide to develop and implement other innovative approaches to enhance STEM learning in their school, community, and state,”
– Dr. Roger A. Hathaway, Special STEM Programs Manager,
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
“Dr. Smith’s experiences in STEM education are sure to inspire educators and leaders to answer the national call to action in STEM education,”
– Tami Byron, EIR/STEM Specialist,
Newport News Public Schools, National Institute of Aerospace (NIA).