Jo oshiro jo oshiro@ous edu opas program coordinator
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 6

Jo Oshiro [email protected] OPAS Program Coordinator PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 146 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

OPAS ∙ opas.ous.edu An Initiative of the Oregon University System Finding STEM Resources for Afterschool OregonASK Conference, November 3, 2012. Jo Oshiro [email protected] OPAS Program Coordinator. There’s a lot out there. Sometimes STEM is called “informal science”

Download Presentation

Jo Oshiro [email protected] OPAS Program Coordinator

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


Jo oshiro jo oshiro@ous edu opas program coordinator

OPAS ∙ opas.ous.eduAn Initiative of the Oregon University SystemFinding STEM Resources for AfterschoolOregonASK Conference, November 3, 2012

Jo Oshiro

[email protected]

OPAS Program Coordinator


There s a lot out there

There’s a lot out there

  • Sometimes STEM is called “informal science”

  • Many organizations are putting activities, tools and resources online

  • A lot of activity right now at the state and regional levels, with more awareness of the value of afterschool and connecting what happens during the school day to afterschool

  • Growing awareness youth engagement is key – and afterschool is great at engagement


Many groups have stem outreach

Many groups have STEM Outreach

  • Colleges and Universities

  • Professional Organizations

  • Public Offices

    • Forest Service, BLM, BPA …

  • Environmental Organizations & places

    • Parks, preserves, wildlife refuges …

  • STEM Content Specialists (for- or non-profit)

    • Museums and more …


Collaborating well

Collaborating well

  • You have the kids

  • They have the content, program or expertise

  • Open-ended conversation

    • “How can we bring these together?”

    • Do you need to help tailor the teaching?

    • Some programs need to build skills over time, with the same group of kids – doesn’t work so well with drop-ins. Could this be an issue?


Get started

Get Started

  • 4-H -- http://oregon.4h.oregonstate.edu/

  • ORTOP robotics – www.ortop.org

  • Handout -- http://opas.ous.edu/Work2011-2013/OST/OregonASK-STEM.pdf

  • Please let me know what is going on in your community! [email protected]


Jo oshiro jo oshiro ous opas program coordinator

Thank You

for everything you do for kids, day in and day out!


  • Login