Special to The Sun
OKLA. CITY —
The Oklahoma State Department of Education’s STEM Department and the University of Oklahoma’s K20 Center recently announced the first seven elementary schools in the state of Oklahoma named STEM-Ready Model Schools. The 2013-14 STEM-Ready Model Schools are: Peggs Elementary, Rose Union Elementary in Deer Creek, Keota Elementary, Springer Elementary, Silo Elementary, Mustang Elementary, Edison Elementary in Mangum, and Wellston Elementary. These schools received professional development and STEM resources last year.
Leaders of these schools will be implementing the K20 newly developed Classwalk App to observe and gather data about STEM practices in their school. Teachers will receive professional development from K20 STEM Specialist based on the needs shown by the data they collect.