Imagination Station and Toledo Public Schools are expanding their partnership to educate more district students and the community in STEMM fields.
TOLEDO, Ohio – Toledo Public Schools and Imagination Station are working to expand education in science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine. also known as STEMM.
The two received a $ 100,000 grant from the Ohio Department of Education and Philanthropy Ohio to help make STEMM more accessible in virtual environments.
“This provides an opportunity and a range of advanced learning opportunities in a way that is of high quality and appreciated in the context of STEMM initiatives,” said Toledo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Romules Durant.
The scholarship has already allowed them to introduce new events and science kits.
Lori Hauser, CEO of Imagination Station, said the science center is constantly creating new ways to incorporate STEMM programming into education.
“We’re always looking for new ways to align it to standards, but also to make it entertaining and engaging – and now it makes it unique in a virtual and digital world,” said Hauser.
TPS and Imagination Station have also released a series of 13 STEM videos, all of which were posted online and are available to anyone for free.
“These STEM Initiative Videos offer our staff and teachers, whether remote or in person, a number of ways to take advantage of this. Not just for staff, but for the community as well,” said Durant.
The videos can be used for after-school programs, organizations like the YMCA, and parents.
You can find a link to the videos Here.