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STEM at Work

Spotlight on Programs in Action Congratulations to Streamwood High School teacher Matthew Erbach, named a state winner in the 2015 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow challenge, and will represent Illinois in the national competition. As a state winner, Erbach has earned at least $20,000 in Samsung technology for Streamwood High School.  According to Erbach, his winning lesson is focused […]
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STEM for Groups

Women in Technology Over the years I’ve tried numerous ways to get girls involved in my technical classes…not easy to do.  Some courses, like drafting, seemed to draw more girls than, say, auto shop. When engineering was introduced to our department I thought I’d see a rise in the number of girls enrolled.  This wasn’t […]
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