We keep busy.

We are passionate about our mission – and we’re excited to share all the great work we and our partners are doing to achieve it. Keep tabs on this space to stay up-to-date on the latest 100Kin10 happenings and announcements.

People are noticing.

We aren’t about tooting our own horn. But, we are dedicated to spreading the word about the great work of our partners and keeping STEM education front and center on the national stage. These media mentions feature 100Kin10 and our partners as we seek to provide all American classrooms with great STEM teachers.

Partners fuel this work.

100Kin10 partners use hard work, ingenuity, and a collaborative spirit to ensure that all students have access to the STEM learning that they—and our country—need and deserve. These stories are meant to give you an insider-look into how our partners use 100Kin10 to reach their above-and-beyond commitment and move the needle to overcome the big, system-level challenges that make this work so difficult.

Collaboration

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100Kin10 Unconferences: Working Together, Regional Partners Lead the Way

September 29, 2017

These local gatherings are participant-directed, with just enough structure to ensure rigorous, deep discussion.

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The Untold Story Behind the Quest to Train 100,000 STEM Teachers

August 26, 2017

Inc. features a piece on 100Kin10’s unique model and the power of networks to solve tough problems.

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It’s More Than Schedules: Teacher Collaboration and Innovative Instruction

July 25, 2017

During a 100Kin10 Teacher Forum listening session, we asked teachers to share their experiences with school environments, systems, and schedules that enable innovative instruction and teacher collaboration. This is what we heard.

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Connecting More Dots: What's Next for a Big STEM Teacher Initiative

July 17, 2017

Inside Philanthrophy features a piece on 100Kin10’s release of the grand challenges system map and networked approach to solve it.

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100Kin10 Launches Roadmap for Improving K-12 STEM Education

July 14, 2017

Philanthropy News Digest features a piece on the grand challenges system map showing how various challenges in STEM education are intricately interconnected.

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Biggest Challenges Facing K–12 STEM Ed: PD, Accountability Systems, CS Curricula

July 13, 2017

THE Journal features a piece on the grand challenges system map, created from 2+ years of research and analysis with the support of the 100Kin10 network.

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Nonprofit Reveals $28 Million STEM Education Initiative

July 13, 2017

EdSurge features a piece on the $28 million dollars commited by 100Kin10 funding partners to tackle systemic challenges in the STEM education field.

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Introducing the 100Kin10 Teacher Forum

June 14, 2017

To ensure that we are infusing our insights and priorities with teacher voice and experience, we have launched the 100Kin10 Teacher Forum to gather teacher perspective on an on-going basis.

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Afternoon at the Museum: 100Kin10 Partners go Behind-the-Scenes

June 5, 2017

The crisp, spring air bristled with shared anticipation, as about thirty 100Kin10 partners gathered at the world-renowned American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) for a customized, inside peek at the work being done there.

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California programs to entice would-be teachers to the classroom

May 30, 2017

EdSource features a piece on 100Kin10’s work to increase the number of STEM teachers in California.

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A partnership expanding STEM education that serves as a “metaphor for how the world should work”

May 4, 2017

President Clinton on the difference creative cooperation can make on a child’s future.

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'Do Not Underestimate' the Power of High-Quality STEM Teachers, Bill Clinton Says

April 26, 2017

Education Week Teacher features a piece on the 100Kin10 Summit, where nearly 300 partner organizations came together to collaborate, be inspired, and hear from special guests, including President Bill Clinton.

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Bill Clinton Reiterates Obama’s Commitment to Add 100,000 STEM Teachers to the Workforce

April 26, 2017

EdSurge features a piece on the 100Kin10 Summit, a collaborative learning session where nearly 300 partners came together to be inspired by each other’s work and special guests, including President Bill Clinton.

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STEM education will carry our children in tomorrow’s economy

April 5, 2017

NSTA Executive Director David Evans and 100Kin10 Executive Director Talia Milgrom-Elcott co-author a piece on the opportunity ESSA provides to ensure high-quality STEM learning for all students, preparing them for tomorrow’s economy and workforce.

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With New Administration, 100Kin10 Renews Call to Support STEM Teachers

March 2, 2017

Education Week Teacher features a piece on 100Kin10’s open letter reconfirming support for STEM teachers signed by 90 leaders from across sectors.

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STEM Education Is Not A Partisan Issue

March 2, 2017

GOOD Inc. features and “proudly signs” 100Kin10’s open letter publicly reconforming the commitment to STEM and STEM teachers.

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Educators, Tech, Business Leaders Say STEM Innovation Requires Teacher Support

February 28, 2017

THE Journal features the open letter signed by 100Kin10 and over 100 diverse leaders, publicly reconfirming support for STEM and STEM teaching and learning.

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100Kin10 and 100+ leaders publicly reconfirm the commitment to STEM and teachers.

February 27, 2017

100Kin10 releases an open letter co-signed by a coalition of 100+ diverse leaders, publicly reconfirming the commitment to providing excellent STEM learning for all students.

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Turning the Mirror Around: 100Kin10 Reflects on Trends in STEM and Teaching

January 10, 2017

Our work has always been informed by an ongoing analysis of local, regional, and national trends and opportunities, but we’ve never before shared them publicly - until now.

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100Kin10, alongside ~20 partners, launches "Every Student Succeeds with STEM"

December 16, 2016

100Kin10, alongside ~20 partners, launches “Every Student Succeeds with STEM,” a strategic campaign to ensure that STEM is prioritized in state ESSA implementation plans.

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Spotlight on New Leaders: Developing Leaders Effectively with Job-Embedded Development and Assessment

December 16, 2016

Last week, New Leaders hosted a virtual conversation with partners about their Emerging Leaders work and how they’ve integrated job-embedded development and assessment into the program.

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100Kin10 Announces Participants in 3rd Annual Fellowship Program

December 13, 2016

Twenty-six individual representatives from nine 100Kin10 partner organizations have been selected to participate in 100Kin10’s third annual Fellowship Program. This year’s challenge: empowering teachers to experiment.

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Favorite #MindblowingSTEM ideas announced!

December 13, 2016

Over the last 10 weeks, in partnership with the IDEO Teachers Guild and others, 100Kin10 has worked with teachers across the country to generate #MindblowingSTEM ideas.

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Bringing teachers into the policymaking process

December 13, 2016

The Hill features an op-ed by Rep. Mike Honda of California’s 17th District and Talia Milgrom-Elcott, Executive Director and Co-founder of 100Kin10, on why teacher input is crucial to policymaking and how we might bring them into the fold.

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WNET and Teaching Channel: Measuring the Efficacy of Video-Based PD for Engineering Instruction

December 6, 2016

When facing a problem as urgent as the lack of high quality engineering learning in K-12 education, there isn’t time to wait for lengthy scientific studies.

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BU and AAPT on overcoming roadblocks of introducing engineering to K-12 classrooms

December 2, 2016

How might we better support our teachers in bringing engineering content into the higher grades? Here’s a sneak peek into our next Networked Improvement Community share-out webinar.

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STEM Across the States: Insights from 200 Regional Partners and Allies Coming Together at Back-to-School Breakfasts

November 15, 2016

This fall, approximately 200 partner and ally representatives came together across 8 regions at Back-to-School Breakfasts.

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Spotlight on BSCS: Digging into the STeLLA Program and the Research Behind it

November 8, 2016

Last Wednesday, BSCS hosted a virtual conversation with partners about their STeLLA (STeLLA stands for Science Teachers Learning from Lesson Analysis).

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Three Questions with Washington STEM

November 7, 2016

Moving the needle on science, technology, engineering and math education takes all of us. Learn more about experiments partners are running to advance our shared work.

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DonorsChoose.org: Four Tips for Sparking Meaningful Collaborations

November 2, 2016

“The greatest thing about 100Kin10 is that it’s diverse in its partnership…” Walt Doyle, DonorsChoose.org

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Active Learning Day Promoted Hands-on STEM Ed

November 1, 2016

The Journal features the White House Active Learning Day and the participation of 100Kin10 partners.

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Help us Welcome our New National Director of Community

October 26, 2016

In this post, Talia Milgrom-Elcott welcomes Yasmin Fodil as 100Kin10’s first National Director of Community.

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Activate Learning in your Classroom: Active Learning Day 2016!

October 25, 2016

It’s White House #ActiveLearningDay! Get involved in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy’s Active Learning Day with the 100Kin10 online resource hub.

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Hillsborough County Public Schools: Demystifying College-and Career-Ready Standards for Parents and Teachers

October 3, 2016

“I don’t know how to help my kid with his homework… What’s a ten frame? I don’t have time to figure this out AND make dinner.”

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Meet Partners D.C. Public Schools and I-STEM Resource Network

September 27, 2016

Integrating engineering across content areas doesn’t have to be difficult. Here’s how two members of our Networked Improvement Community want to make it easier.

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Networked Improvement Community Share-out Series: Three Questions with Catherine Villnave and Kristian Breton

August 24, 2016

Over the course of four webinars, partners from the 100Kin10 Networked Improvement Community will share their work exploring a different facet of improving K-12 engineering and what they’ve learned in the process.

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Spotlight on Urban Teachers: Lessons in Scaling and Financial Sustainability

August 21, 2016

Urban Teachers hosted a virtual conversation with partners about how they have approached two questions central to any organization’s core strategy: scaling and financial sustainability.

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Three Questions with Heidi Glidden, Manager, Educational Issues at the American Federation of Teachers

August 21, 2016

What is top-of-mind for the AFT as we move toward implementing ESSA? And, why is Heidi engaging in the solution lab process as a method for being strategic about how they approach this transition?

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Partners Gain Valuable Insights during Practice Your Pitch Session

August 15, 2016

During 100Kin10’s recent Virtual Pitch session, partners saw grantmakers evaluating proposals in real time when the Tiger Woods Foundation and Virginia Commonwealth University delivered theirs to the APS Foundation and the Greater Texas Foundation

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Partners, Start your Year Strong at a Back-to-School Breakfast

August 15, 2016

Partners in the network continue addressing challenges at national breakfast event series.

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With High-Quality Lessons and Social Supports, Even Weak Teachers Do Better

August 7, 2016

THE Journal features 100Kin10 randomized control trial study conducted by the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Lab, using materials by 100Kin10 partner Mathalicious.

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Fresno Unified School District: Making Connections from Day One

July 14, 2016

The Unconference, as its name suggests, is not your typical conference.

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IISME + New Visions: The Road to Partnership

July 14, 2016

100Kin10 strongly encourages active collaboration among partners. We believe that partners can better recruit, train and support more excellent STEM teachers by working together.

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Denver Public Schools: Chance Meeting at Annual Summit Results in Big Collaboration Back Home

July 14, 2016

Amanda Ludwig is a big fan of 100Kin10. Currently working as a Management Talent Specialist, she has been with Denver Public Schools for approximately three years.

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Urban Teachers: Collaboratively Developing Strategies to Support Elementary Math Teachers

July 14, 2016

At 100Kin10, we realize how daunting the challenges are when it comes to creating and implementing effective STEM teacher training strategies.

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Strategically Responding to ESSA

June 22, 2016

Takeaways from our third Solution Lab