How can senior STEM courses give students, considering studies in a variety of disciplines, an advantage? On August 6 and 7, 2013, BrainSTEM ICE provided an opportunity for guidance counsellors and Careers teachers from across Ontario to delve into Perimeter Institute’s newest resource and find answers through discussions with colleagues and unique professional development at Perimeter.
Launching the sharing phase of Perimeter's full BrainSTEM initiative, BrainSTEM ICE also provided opportunities for educators to explore some of the latest entrepreneurial niches and new technological advances that will shape the careers available to students in the future. BrainSTEM ICE participants were invited to join Perimeter’s Teacher Network and share the resource across the province.
The complete BrainSTEM initiative includes:
BrainSTEM unconference thought incubator (occurred June 2012)
BrainSTEM ICE (August 6 and 7, 2013)
BrainSTEM in-class resource kit (release date: September 2013)
BrainSTEM online resource (release date: September 2013)
BrainSTEM: Your Future is Now Festival (September - October 2013)
BrainSTEM Teacher Network (workshop resource across Ontario during 2013-14)
This program was offered by Perimeter Institute with the support of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.