D.S. WENTWORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Chicago

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PROGRAM(S) PARTICIPATED IN: Sprint 2014

PROBLEM

Real world STEAM experiences are not integrated into student lessons. 

HOW MIGHT WE…

Plan STEAM integration effectively. 

SOLUTION

The D.S. Wentworth team addressed the goal of strengthening STEM learning. Their prototype aimed to implement more project-based STEM projects and strengthen teacher competencies in STEM. They designed subject-specific professional development targeted at increasing teacher buy-in and empowering teachers to be innovative with their lesson plans in order to address both teacher and student growth.