Believe in Ohio provides the program curriculum in a Google Classroom for teachers. This workshop will familarize teachers with the concepts of entrepreneurship and design-thinking ideation by engaging teachers in the very resources that they can utilize with their students to develop a STEM business or commercialization plan. By this process of engagement, this workshop will provide instruction and activities to increase teachers’ conceptual knowledge of the entrepreuneurial mindset, design-thinking, and the relationship between STEM and innovation.
Listen to STEM Advocate, Laurie Godfrey explain Teacher PD
Teachers will: (using the Believe in Ohio Google Classroom)
a. build a conceptual base that uses a process that takes a personally-identified problem through to finding a solution and identifying the underlying STEM concepts in that solution;
b. be able to explain the design-thinking ideation process;
c. understand the implications and importance for entrepreunerial and STEM instruction in the context of today’s economy and students’ future prosperity;
d. identify Believe in Ohio resources that can be utilized for instruction.
There are two ways to earn Professional Develop Credit through the Believe in Ohio program:
1) Contact Hours – 7 hours – FREE
2) College Credit – 1 credit hour – $180
- Registration links to pursue the university credit option are below. Both Ashland University and Kent State University are offering 1 credit following the syllabus provided here: Click here to review the syllabus
If you are interested in receiving Professional Development, please complete the form below.