At the Tiger Woods Foundation, we believe in the importance of providing educators with effective professional development in order to be well-equipped and comfortable in delivering high-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) experiences to their students. The approach we’ve found most effective is allowing them to explore content through the student’s perspective. Educators partake […]
Since 2012, the Samueli Foundation has stood alongside the Tiger Woods Foundation as advocates for quality STEM education for all students. Gerald Solomon, the foundation’s executive director, believes the key for our future generation’s success is intrinsically tied to how we educate our students and teachers in STEM education. Solomon, who led the design and […]
As the vice president of education at Pitsco Education, a Kansas-based company that designs innovative educational programs and solutions for schools, Matt Frankenbery works with clients all over the country to help implement curriculum designed to inspire and empower young people in their pursuit of knowledge.
On Saturday, March 19, the Tiger Woods Foundation hosted its first-ever DC STEM Teacher’s Seminar. In conjunction with the DC STEM Fair and the DC STEM Network, the foundation hosted more than 50 teachers at its three-hour seminar. The free event offered multiple workshops aimed at bringing STEM into the classroom.
Last weekend, I had the opportunity to volunteer at the Tiger Woods Foundation’s first Boston STEM conference at Northeastern University. Working primarily on the foundation’s fundraising events, I do not have as many opportunities to take part in these types of programming events. So when opportunities like this arise, I always offer to volunteer, as […]
The Tiger Woods Learning Center has such a positive impact on the youth it serves. Not only are students exposed to content they might not ordinarily encounter (for example, forensic science, robotics, aerospace and engineering), they learn these subjects in an interactive, hands-on environment from highly skilled and credentialed staff committed to the success of […]
It’s no surprise that the proliferation and dependence on technology in its various forms is growing exponentially. Technology is changing the way we work, the way we interact, the way we digest information and the way we make sense of the world around us. Technology is also changing the way in which we educate young […]
Here at the Tiger Woods Learning Center, we’ve developed an extraordinary curriculum that challenges students to think outside the box through the use of Project Based Learning (PBL), a curricular model driven by carefully selected projects. PBL is designed not only to help students become masters in the content area, but also to help students […]
STEM is all the rage in education, but what is it? The preceding definition gives some context, but teachers need more than context if they are to teach STEM in their classrooms. They need experience. The Tiger Woods Learning Center recently joined forces with Pitsco Education and Discovery Cube to give approximately 150 teachers an […]
TWF CEO Rick Singer visited with students at the TWLC in Anaheim, Calif., during a week long forensic science workshop. See what he learned about crime scene investigations.
The Tiger Woods Learning Center in Anaheim welcomes ASIMO, Honda’s interactive robot.
Between mock job interviews and resume-building workshops, celebration took the forefront at the Earl Woods Scholarship Program Winter Workshop.
Sixty-seven scholars travel to Anaheim, Calif., for two-day workshop at Tiger Woods Learning Center.
The vice president of programs and education explains why STEM is a vital component to a student’s education.
Florida students become detectives at Murray Middle.
Tiger Woods Foundation wins the 2014 Steve Patterson Award for Excellence in Sports Philanthropy.
The Tiger Woods Foundation hosted the first STEM Career and College Conference last weekend with help from Florida Atlantic University and The Honda Classic.
From east to west and graphic design to animation, follow along as we break down the Tiger Woods Learning Center summer programs by the numbers.
“As a second grader, my friends played outside while I spent weekends taking orders at my parent’s doughnut shop.”