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Does your child like to explore, experiment and investigate? Watertown Unified School District is reshaping curriculum at Lincoln Elementary STEM to prepare students to thrive in a global society by equipping them with important skills in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM education is active and focuses on a student-centered environment that builds on young learners' curiosity about the world around them. Our efforts in Watertown are designed to spark a lifelong interest in learning that can translate into increased performance in all subjects and build confidence in our students for the world beyond the classroom.

Through STEM Education -

Students participate in projects and solve problems that resemble the work of scientists, mathematicians, engineers, builders, and growers.

Students are engaged in learning through fun, hands-on activities, often addressing real life issues.
Experiences are designed to build students' 21st century skills - (collaboration, communication, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving).
Curiosity and a passion for learning and exploring are nurtured.
Students are prepared to thrive as global citizens.


Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.

STEM in the News

http://www.wisconsinrapidstribune.com/story/life/2014/10/26/students-build-stem-focus/17851349/

http://www.waupacanow.com/2016/08/10/launching-project-lead-the-way/

http://patch.com/wisconsin/waukesha/hawthorne-elementary-becoming-a-stem-magnet-school

http://vitalsigns.changetheequation.org/state/wisconsin/demand

http://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/2014/spring/art01.pdf

http://www.wisfps.org/

http://wisconsin.justgoodnews.biz/2013/06/27/stem-jobs-growing-like-mad-in-madison/

http://www.stemforward.org/why-stem/

http://fox6now.com/2016/02/10/fast-growing-field-students-get-insight-on-stem-careers-at-building-a-better-wisconsin-expo/

http://chippewa.com/business/businessreport/hands-on-approaches-paying-off/article_caa9c72f-f762-5299-ab65-a24f96235a40.html

Below are more resources on STEM education in Wisconsin:
WI Department of Public Instruction STEM
AND
STEM Wisconsin

If you have any questions, please email vitaled@watertown.k12.wi.us.

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