James, provides leadership to encourage success and improve equity for students in developmental level STEM courses. Planning, developing & integrating new and existing STEM support services & activities designed to facilitate the success of students in developmental STEM classes, and promotes student interest in STEM.
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Josiah’s role as a STEM educator at Garden of Hope involves teaching, guiding, and inspiring young individuals in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. His responsibilities encompass:
1. Teaching: Josiah designs and delivers engaging and informative STEM lessons and activities to students. He ensures that the curriculum aligns with educational standards and the goals of Garden of Hope’s STEM program.
2. Mentoring: Beyond teaching, Josiah serves as a mentor to the students. He provides guidance, support, and encouragement, helping them to explore their interests in STEM and discover their potential career paths.
3. Creating Curriculum: Josiah develops age-appropriate curriculum and lesson plans that cater to various learning styles and levels. He incorporates hands-on activities, projects, and experiments to make learning fun and interactive.
4. Facilitating Workshops: He may also organize and lead workshops, where students can dive deeper into specific STEM subjects, acquire practical skills, and engage in collaborative projects.
5. Inspiring Creativity: Josiah encourages students to think critically, solve problems, and approach challenges with creativity. He nurtures their curiosity and helps them develop a strong foundation in STEM concepts.
6. Fostering Diversity and Inclusion: As an educator, Josiah promotes diversity and inclusion within the STEM field, ensuring that all students feel welcomed and encouraged to explore STEM regardless of their background.
7. Assessment and Progress: He assesses students’ understanding of concepts, tracks their progress, and provides constructive feedback to help them improve and excel in STEM subjects.
8. Collaboration: Josiah collaborates with other educators, mentors, and volunteers to enhance the overall STEM program experience. He may also liaise with parents and caregivers to keep them informed about students’ progress.
In essence, Josiah B.‘s role is pivotal in igniting a passion for STEM subjects, nurturing students’ growth, and preparing them for success in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Stem is a huge piece to A Garden of Hope. It's paramount that we expose our youth to as much stem as we can.