By Diana L. McKee
There are a few outstanding STEM Plus schools in America which has a near 10 years track record of success with their methods of implementing STEM + concepts within their curriculum. Whether it be STEM+ entrepreneurship, STEM + internships or SSTEM + Project based learning, these schools have proven to be very effective when implemented and executed correctly. Good examples can be seen by three schools in Ohio: · MC²STEM High School, Cleveland, Ohio, Linden-McKinley Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics High
School, Columbus, Ohio and Metro Early College High School, Columbus, Ohio
At MC2 they focus on project based learning. Linden McKinley focuses on the latest technology with upwards of 1000 registrants in their school. Metro Early focuses on real life science experiences with an emphasis on personalized growth and support.
To my knowledge no one has ever successfully argued that STEM subjects are not necessary subjects for college and ultimate scholastic success. The true scholastic issue is how to weave in the other elements of education in order for the Students to develop the greatest potential for success.
By using models from successful schools, A charter school which is poised to be in Rialto this August is destined to be the next great charter school which successfully combines business, volunteerism and internships to create a 360 degree educational experience for all of their graduates.
Prior to completing their high school education they will have the benefit of experiencing all three of these additional elements to their STEM education. Then name of the school is Transforming Lives Charter School. The Location Rialto. Status-Now registering 7th and 8th grade students. Be a part of this school, and register your children now.