Standard 1.1

The STEM school/program supports non-traditional student participation through outreach to groups often underrepresented in STEM program areas.

Standard 1.2

Students work independently and collaboratively in an inquiry-based learning environment that encourages finding creative solutions to authentic and complex problems.

Standard 1.3

Students are empowered to personalize and self-direct their STEM learning experiences supported by STEM educators who facilitate their learning.

Standard 1.4

Students use technology resources to conduct research, demonstrate creative and critical thinking, and communicate and work collaboratively.

Standard 1.5

Students demonstrate their learning through performance-based assessments and express their conclusions through elaborated explanations of their thinking.