Tag Archives: STEM

STEM Promotes Equity and Opportunity in Learning Environments

RIISE is grateful for the opportunity to connect our dynamically rigorous school communities with diverse thought leaders (Tx, Gloria Fernández Tearte!). Greenwich Academy is a leader in advancing STEM education through, The GAINS (Girls Advancing in STEM) Network, founded by Greenwich Academy, an online social network for girls and women with a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math; […]

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guest blog-The STEM Connection: Gaining Admission to Highly Selective Universities

RIISE thanks guest blogger, Robert Jones for helping us connect the dots through STEM education! Most parents of students attending independent schools want their children to be admitted to highly selective colleges.  What can you do to prepare them beyond giving them an independent school secondary education?  One route is to provide enrichment as early […]

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Ultimate Science Street Fair 6/1 #NYC

Our friends at Parents of Accelerated Learners shared this fun family event for the holiday weekend in Washington Square Park! REGISTRATION – http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-ultimate-science-street-fair-tickets-11493947707

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Curriculum Blog Series – STEMatters! Three Reasons Why it Really Matters – Joy Lawson Davis, Ed. D.

STEMatters! Three reasons why focusing on STEM really matters. By Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D. RIISE  families have been asking for her. And, it’s our pleasure to have her lead our Curriculum Blog Series. Thanks Dr. Joy!  Parents are constantly bombarded with national and international news about educational issues and the impact of day-to-day schooling on […]

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Innovative Summer Immersion: Focus on STEM!

RIISE is thrilled to have Joy Lawson Davis in our network!  Joy is a well respected and fantastic resource supporting our talented kids! Innovative Summer Immersion: Focus on STEM!! Guest post by: Joy Lawson Davis, Ed.D., Author of ‘Bright, Talented & Black: A guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners’ and Board Member, National […]

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