PK12 STEM

Every classroom is a STEM classroom.


Link to Professional Development Training Opportunities for 2022-2023

For detailed descriptions of STEM-specific PD sessions, click here: 2022-23 PK12STEM Sessions

STEM Education is no longer confined to content areas in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Interdisciplinary STEM Education relates to the skills necessary to be successful in any career, whether it is S.T.E.M. or not. (source: Carnegie Science Center for STEM Education and Career Development) 

Skills such as persistence, teamwork, and the ability to find and solve problems are in-demand skills that prepare all kids for success!


Interdisciplinary STEM learning opportunities develop both content knowledge and a passion for inquiry and discovery.

CESA 10 College & Career Readiness PK12 STEM Service is here to help you bring high-quality STEM learning experiences to your students. Below is just a sampling of what is available to you as a participating school.

5-minute Introduction to your CESA 10 College & Career Readiness PK12 STEM Service 

Intro STEM 2022.mov

STEM education is the intentional integration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to create a student-centered learning environment in which students investigate and engineer solutions to problems, and construct evidence-based explanations of real-world phenomena with a focus on a student’s social, emotional, physical, and academic needs through shared contributions of schools, families, and community partners. Source: United Nations

"Jennifer Peck is a STEM guru! She spent lots of time in our classroom leading engaging and exciting STEM activities such as coding robots, building a Lego swing ride, and creating a cardboard habitat. We are over the moon excited for her return! Our students cheer when they hear it's a STEM with Ms. Jen Day! "

~Mondovi first grade teacher Kari Julson

Current Topics in STEM is now on YouTube!

View all recordings in one place: Current Topics in STEM Playlist

October: Free STEM Kits from Civil Air Patrol

November: STEM Competitions

December: Hour of Code

January: Media Creation - Podcasting, Video, and Stop Motion

Coming up: 10-minute STEM Sprints, STEM for Summer School, Outdoor STEM

Register here to receive recordings early and to attend live chats Wednesdays after school: https://www.smore.com/24pm1 

Resources from outside partners - be sure to follow our STEM Update blog for more resources

Project Based Learning Unit from PBS Learning Media - everything you need to engage your students in a high-quality structured PBL experience. Engineering for Good

Project Lead the Way - Career Quests allow your students to take a peek into the lives of STEM Professionals. View the videos here (each under 9 minutes): Career Quests from PLTW

Greening STEM Hub - STEM lessons and activities from National Environmental Education Foundation 

From our friends at KEEP (K12 Energy Education Program) - Video lessons! Each engaging video comes with a hands-on lesson you can implement in your classroom. Try the Shoebox cooker!

Codelicious - My STEM Career features interesting STEM professionals in diverse careers. Each STEM Career includes an interview (podcast and transcript available) and a connected lesson. 

Wisconsin DPI STEM Education Goals The Wisconsin vision for STEM learning is that "All students use a collaborative, innovative, and logic-based transdisciplinary approach, rooted in content knowledge, skills, and experiences, to identify and solve contemporary problems.” It is critical to note that this vision statement is for all students. Regardless of life paths chosen, all people of our world need to be “STEM literate.”

The Resource Exploration Guide contains information and links to a wealth of STEM and global education resources recommended for K-12 educators. Links to articles, books, podcasts, videos, and global organizations are included with reviews from the STEM Innovations and Global Competence Course Collaboration Committee. US Department of State

 This is the way teaching should be!   ~4th grade teacher

Jennifer Peck

PK12 STEM Education Consultant

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