O'Bryant STEM Vision Survey - Students
The O'Bryant is working to create a vision statement for STEM education. STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM schools focus on these subjects and skills, and integrate them with other disciplines, like History, English, World Language, and the Arts. We would love student input in this work. Please help us by completing the survey!
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STEM schools have a number of characteristics. We want to identify three or four pillars of STEM education at the O'Bryant.
Which of the following STEM characteristics would you like to see the O'Bryant focus on the most?
Problem-Based Learning *
Learning experiences are interdisciplinary, student-driven, problem- and project-based, and authentic.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
Rigorous Learning *
Students engage in a curriculum, embedded with real world applications, that allows them to use thinking and processing skills. Staff regularly collaborates vertically and horizontally to update curriculum.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
Inclusive School Community *
The school is a trusting and respectful environment that provides real access, including extra support when appropriate, for all students and members of the community to STEM education.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
Career, Technology and Life Skills *
Students have in-school exposure to a myriad of learning opportunities including college-level work, 21st century workplace skills, and service learning opportunities. Teachers and students use current and emerging technology in all aspects of learning.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
Personalization of Learning *
Students engage in learning that is personalized, caters to student interest, and allows for creativity.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
External Community *
The school collaborates with other organizations both locally and nationally, including industry partners, community organizations, and other STEM high schools and universities.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
Foundations *
All staff members have access, time, and infrastructure to grow and develop in their roles as STEM educators and learners.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
Data-Informed Decision Making *
At all levels of organization, mechanisms are in place to ensure that useful data is gathered and used when possible to inform decision making.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
Collaboration-Centered *
Collaboration, teamwork, and interdependence are woven in to all aspects of learning both for students, teachers, and leadership.
Opposed to this as a focus for the OB
Absolutely would like to see OB focus on this
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