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Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective – Springing into Action!

Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective – Springing into Action!

The Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective (PSEC) has sprung into action! The PSEC has launched the selection process for the PSEC Steering Committee, the recruitment of Philadelphia area students to participate in the PSEC Student Advisory Council, and the formation of four Workgroups – Home and Community; K-12 Education; Post-Secondary Education and the Work Environment. These...
Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective – A New $10 M Program to Increase Diversity in Students Pursuing STEM Careers

Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective – A New $10 M Program to Increase Diversity in Students Pursuing STEM Careers

The Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective (PSEC) is a $10 million, 10 year commitment by a global healthcare company, GSK, focused on increasing the number of women, Black/African American, and Latinx Philadelphia students to overcome obstacles to their pursuit of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  The PSEC, established in January 2020,  will work...
Reading List: Fusing Literacy and STEM

Reading List: Fusing Literacy and STEM

STEM learning does not exist without the skills gained from other subjects in your child's schooling! In the special STEM edition of our newsletter, we wanted to include a list of books about STEM that your child can read or that you can read together! Check out any or all of the following titles: Rosie...
Understanding Your Student's "New Math"

Understanding Your Student’s “New Math”

Here at the FACE Office, we often hear feedback from families about how math curriculum and strategies to solve math problems seem to have changed throughout the years. The “new math” that their children learn can sometimes be hard to navigate and understand. To gain some insight and helpful tips, Focus on FACE sat down...
Embrace STEM Over the Winter Recess

Embrace STEM Over the Winter Recess

We often hear of the summer slide for students, but let’s talk about the winter slide! Although winter recess is a lot shorter than the summer, it can still be a great time to keep your child learning, exploring, and growing. Consider setting up your child to embrace and explore science, technology, engineering, and math...
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Philadelphia Science Festival to Hold STEM Career Showcase

Do you have a student in grades 8-12 who is interested in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics? Then you should check out the STEM Career Showcase offered by the Philadelphia Science Festival and the Franklin Institute. When: Friday, March 16, 2018, 3 PM - 7 PM Where: Independence Seaport Museum, 211 South Christopher Columbus Blvd....

Register Now for the Franklin Institute’s Discovery Camp!

Get ready to have the best summer ever at The Franklin Institute! Experience the most hands-on, educational, iconic science summer camp in the Philadelphia area. Whether your child is a Mini Molecule (grades K-2) just discovering the wonders of science, an Awesome Atom (grades 3-6) ready to sink their hands into new and interesting discoveries,...