Thank you to our AweSTEM! 2017 presenters and to all who attended. The 2017 theme was "Innovative STEM Teaching Aligned with the STE Framework and/or Common Core." Below is the contact information and electronic handouts for all presenters. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Katie Elmes. 

  1. Three Little Pigs

    Elmwood Street School Kindergarten Team

    Lizz Trahan, etrahan@millburyschools.org 

    Millbury Public Schools

    Three Little Pigs Resources 1

    Three Little Pigs Resources 2
  2. Building a Dam to Save Our Land

    Elmwood Street School Second Grade Team

    Lizz Trahan, etrahan@millburyschools.org

    Dam Resources 1

    Dam Resources 2
  3. Castle Catastrophe

    Elmwood Street School Third Grade Team

    Lizz Trahan, etrahan@millburyschools.org

    Catapult Castle Worksheets

    Catapult Engineering Design
  4. STE Standards in the Garden

    Andrew Hacket, andrew_hacket@wrsd.net

    Wachusett Regional School District

    Garden Activities Schedule

    Grade 2 Square Foot Gardening Task

    K1 Sustainability Tasks

    Quarter 1 Seed Dispersal Task

    Seed Dispersal Assessment

    Seed Dispersal Model

    STE Standards and Sustainability 
  5. Let Them Eat Kale

    Louise Levy and Darryl Clark, llevy@belchertownps.org

    Belchertown Public Schools

    Sentinel Article

    AweSTEM! Kale Proposal

    It Takes a Village to Raise a Meal UbD Lesson

    Kale Farmers Journal

    Kale Lesson Feedback

    Lake Wallace in the Community

    Let Them Eat Kale Feedback

    Let Them Eat Kale Full UbD

    Let Them Eat Kale Script

    Local Lunch

    Planning a Better Garden Script

    Planning a Better Garden Rubric

    Planning a Better Garden in New England

    SRE Garden Working Map
  6. STEM Education Center Professional Development


    Website: www.wpi.edu/+pd

    Mia Dubosarsky, mdubosarsky@wpi.edu
  7. Growing Through STEM: Planting a STEM Program in a Rebuilding District

    Jed Lindholm, jlindholm@southbridgepublic.org​

    Southbridge Public Schools

    EDP Lesson Plan

    Water Filtration Lesson Plan

    EDP Assessment

    EDP Assessment Answers

    EDP Creating an Innovative School Poster

    Water Filtration Background

    Water Filtration Data Collection

    Water Treatment
  8. Pre-collegiate Outreach Programs


    Website: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/pre-collegiate​

    Sue Sontgerath, ssont@wpi.edu
  9. Master's Degrees for Educators - Math and Physics


    Math Website: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/study/mathematics-for-educators-mme

    Physics Website: https://www.wpi.edu/academics/study/physics-for-educators-mped

    Katie Elmes, kaelmes@wpi.edu
  10. Project Lead The Way


    Website: www.pltw.org

    Mary Laturnau (program implementation, curriculum content, PLTW agreement and policies, budgeting, equipment/supply requirements, student scheduling), mlaturnau@pltw.org

    Terry Adams (core training at WPI, college credit from WPI, MA specific issues), tadams@wpi.edu 

    PLTW Solution Center, solutioncenter@pltw.org or 877-335-7589

    PLTW Overview

    CS Activity
  11. Mass Academy


    Website: www.massacademy.org 

    Mike Barney, mbarney@wpi.edu 
  12. Using LEGO WeDo 2 Robotics for MA STE/NGSS

    John Heffernan, johnheffernan@gmail.com

    Williamsburg/Hampshire Regional School District

    LEGO WeDo 2 Curriculum Standards

    LEGO WeDo 2 Sample Lessons
  13. Incorporating 3D Printing in Middle School Inquiry-based Design Projects

    Thomas Oliva, olivat@worc.k12.ma.us

    Worcester Public Schools

    TE Activity Template


    Sample Items
  14. WPI Undergraduate Projects for the K-12 Community


    Contact stemcenter@wpi.edu for more information.
  15. ASSISTments

    Website: http://www.aboutus.assistments.org

    Neil Heffernan, Cristina Heffernan, and Andrew Burnett, assistments@wpi.edu
  16. Graspable Math

    Website: https://graspablemath.com/

    Erin Ottmar, erottmar@wpi.edu 
  17. Opportunities to Partner with WPI Faculty


    Ivon Arroyo, iarroyo@wpi.edu