From the Regional Math & Science Center at Grand Valley State University
May 2021 | Volume 28, Number 4


Please Provide Your Input for Fall Science Update

Science education has seen many changes over the past decades, especially in this past year.

As we plan for this year’s conference, we are seeking input from teachers, science consultants, administrators, and any other stakeholders so that we may continue to deliver quality and beneficial services. 

Fall Science Update Stakeholder Survey Article

Purple leaves


Stats poster winner

2021 Michigan Statistics Poster Competition Winners Announced

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic making school more difficult for teachers and students, there were 137 entries in the 2021 Michigan Statistics Poster Competition for K-12 students. Entries were judged in four grade level categories: K-3, 4-6, 7-9, and 10-12. 
Michigan Statistics Poster Winners article


Register for the MiELA Network Institute: Cross-Discliplinary Literacy

Educators from all levels and content areas who are interested in diving deeply into work where we explore the significance of science and other related content instruction, and the impact that it can have on literacy to this virtual conference.
MiELA Conference article

Summer Modeling Workshops Available for Teachers

Time is running out to apply for the Summer Modeling Instruction Workshops!  Instead of relying on lectures and textbooks, the Modeling Instruction program emphasizes active student construction of conceptual and mathematical models in an interactive learning community.
Modeling Workshop article


Summer STEM Activities and Awareness Days

Every season has reasons to celebrate STEM! World Oceans Day, World Brain Day, International Day of Light, and more!
STEM Awareness Days article

AWRI student examing water


New Majors Offered by Biology Department for Fall 2021

Beginning Fall 2021, the Biology Department will offer two new majors, Wildlife BiologyFisheries, and Aquatic Sciences to complement existing majors in Biology and Natural Resources Management.
Biology Majors article

Check out the latest MiSTEM Network- Greater West Michigan Region Newsletter!

The MiSTEM Network is connecting education, businesses,and community partners across the state to transform the way Michigan does STEM.
MiSTEM Newsletter