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STEM Guide 2020

Parents know careers in science are growing at a rapid rate. From critical thinking games and hands-on labs to robotics and coding—you are anxious to give your budding inventor, entrepreneur or scientist an integrated education. Explore these STEM programs to help prepare your child for a future in technology.

 

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A Hive of Creativity
Alcuin’s Innovation Studio, known as The HIVE, is a high tech, state-of-the-art facility open to first grade through Upper School students and is designed to promote educational success through a high-tech interactive learning environment that stimulates imagination, creativity, innovation, and leadership exploration.
The HIVE is equipped with a variety of advanced technological supplies and tools for students to collaborate, innovate, and execute projects including six 3-D printers, a Glow Forge laser cutter, a presentation theatre, and beginner to advanced-level robotics equipment.
The HIVE is also home to the Alcuin Innovative and Entrepreneurial Leadership Speaker Series, allowing students to interact with today’s business and community leaders.

Alcuin School
6144 Churchill Way
Dallas, TX 75230
972/239-1745


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STEM at Every Level
All Saints’ provides hands-on, creative ways to encourage students to design, experiment, build and invent as they deeply engage in science, engineering and tinkering. Early Childhood students partner with BRIT for monthly outdoor learning units and get hands-on in the Tinkertorium; Lower and Middle School students take advantage of project-based learning in the new Exploratorium and Robotics Lab, and Upper School students can venture into a Forensics class or take the lead with our nationally-ranked Solar Car. Opportunities for experimentation at every level today build the solution-oriented, entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow.

All Saints’ Episcopal School
9700 Saints Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76108
817/560-5700


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Discover the Baylor School Difference
Talented teachers, high academic standards, and the development of leadership skills in a coed day and boarding community are the hallmarks of a Baylor School education. Our advanced research classes in engineering, molecular biology, and environmental science are taught by experienced faculty in state-of-the-art labs designed for students who are serious about science.

Baylor School
171 Baylor School Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37405
423/267-5902


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Authentic and Experiential STEAM
Fort Worth Academy is the leading K–8 private school in Tarrant County. Our teachers are dedicated to providing experiences focused on entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovation. We challenge students through a collaborative approach that rewards intellectual risk-taking and encourages the pursuit of excellence. FWA’s learning environment prepares children for the future by teaching them how to learn, problem solve, and lead.

Fort Worth Academy
7301 Dutch Branch Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76132
817/370-1191


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We start early encouraging exploration and building STEM skills
As children grow in Fort Worth ISD, hands-on challenges and opportunities grow with them. Every step of our STEM-related pathways prepares students for college and the modern workplace.
Take our Gold Seal P-TECH (Pathways in Technology) Early College High Schools. These partnerships with industry provide work-based learning that leads to internships, certifications a high school diploma and an associate degree—tuition free!
Explore for yourself and apply now at fwisd.org/choice.

Fort Worth Independent School District
100 N. University Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
817/814-2000


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New Museum in Irving has it all! STEM, Invention Lab, History and so much more!
We’re open! Bring your bubble to experience the new award-winning Irving Archives & Museum. Open Wednesday–Friday, 10AM–4PM. Reservations required. Call or visit our website to make reservations. Visitors have the opportunity to explore Irving’s pioneer past and multicultural present. IAM’s primary goal is to connect with the community in an environment that welcomes every one, IAM also brings a first-of-its-kind to Texas, a Smithsonian Spark!Lab. In Spark!Lab, we believe everyone is inventive. Every day we provide opportunities for children and families to explore their inventive creativity—to create, innovate, collaborate, and problem-solve—because these experiences empower kids to develop the skills and confidence they need to succeed today and in the future.

Irving Archives and Museum
801 W. Irving Blvd.
Irving, TX 75060
972/721-3714


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Prince of Peace Christian School — Home of the POPCS SmartLab
Prince of Peace Christian School’s SmartLab® is an immersive learning environment where students delve into science, mathematics, engineering, technology, and media arts through applied technology and project-based learning. There are 400+ STEM learning experiences in 60+ content areas.  Students use technology and learn to engage in creating instead of passive consumption. Through a problem-based approach, students develop critical-thinking skills, collaboration, and problem-solving. They grasp tenacity and that it is OK to fail. Each process brings new ways to develop solutions. Additionally, the POPCS Digital Media Lab gives students a broadcast production studio opening a creative avenue to numerous multimedia experiences.

Prince of Peace Christian School
4004 Midway Rd.
Carrollton, TX 75007


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The Innovative St. John’s STEM Experience
At St. John’s, every student from PK-8th grade is engaged in our innovative project-based STEM curriculum and builds fluency across these disciplines to master the skills they will need to lead the next generation of scientists, engineers, architects, graphics artists, and more. Our academic program inspires children to engage in real-world learning for the purpose of discovery and in pursuit of their dreams.

St. John’s Episcopal School
848 Harter Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218
214/328-9131


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Home of the SmartLab®.
As a leader in advanced education methods, STEM, STEAM, and STREAM are incorporated into the curriculum and enhanced through the SmartLab®. Students explore many disciplines through applied technology and project-based learning, building next generation skills. Activities include robotics, graphic design, biomedical, animation, engineering, music, circuitry, virtual reality, and more. Schedule a visit and learn how tradition meets innovation in preschool–8th grade.

St. Mark Catholic School
1201 Alma Dr.
Plano, TX 75075
972/578-0610


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Shelton STEM+ Full STEAM Ahead
Fostering exploration, innovation, creation, collaboration. Something for everyone: Robotics Team, Grades 6–8 • Coding, Grade 1 and above • Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality • HTML and web design • Maker space, 3D design, modeling and printing • Engineering classes/club • Problem-solving experiences • Gaming and 3D Animation • Robust summer and after-school activities • Expansive fine arts

Shelton School & Evaluation Center
17301 Preston Rd.
Dallas, TX 75252
972/774-1772


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Inspiring STEM Learning in the Classroom
The Martin Science Exploration Center at Southwest Christian School allows students to experience hands-on learning in conjunction with the science curriculum taught in the classroom. This unique lab opportunity gives our students a STEM learning environment where they can use their natural curiosity to be problem solvers, critical thinkers and innovators.
Additionally, our Living Science Center (the Farm), provides an outdoor classroom that focuses on both life and earth sciences. Students work on projects including organic gardening, composting, sustainable agriculture, water conservation and greenhouse vegetable farming to name a few. Visit us to learn more, southwestchristian.org.

Southwest Christian School
6801 Dan Danciger Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76133


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TVS Middle School Students Enjoy Mind Makers this Fall!
Mind Makers focuses on honing the skills of learning, goal-setting, and communicating clearly. This fall, students built “robots” that use sensors to hand out candy, and they wrote code to build pumpkins. We want students to understand that success in academics, critical thinking, and knowledge application requires a symphony of learnable skills.

Trinity Valley School
7500 Dutch Branch Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76132