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Case Studies, Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services
About This Project
Students from the School for Creative and Performing Arts were asked to develop a new foster case program for the Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services government agency.
Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services
School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA)
School for Creative and Performing Arts students were asked to develop a new foster case program for the Hamilton County Jobs and Family Services government agency. Students met and interviewed agency employees and foster care participants. They performed quantitative analysis using national foster care data, and developed a research overview using best-practice examples from agencies trying to solve the same challenge.
School for Creative and Performing Arts students get real world taste of STEM.
Goal: College Readiness
CASE-BASED LEARNING WITH A GOVERNMENT AGENCY RESULTED IN:
- Team Based Role Play
- Decision Analytics
- Comparative Strategy Development
- Data & Research Survey Skills
- STEM Career Path Exposure with CEO Mentor
In Their Own Words
Educators and Partners describe the benefits of Case-Based Learning.
PLAY THE GAME
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PIE Business Partners offer an authentic challenge using STEM K-12 concepts. Each participating school receives devices for all student participants.
Using 1:1 technology, students created an app available across all global platforms, providing significant new revenue for school districts.Program offers sustainable funding for all program technology, STEM curriculum development and educator professional development.
Program creates a web page and 30-second professional videos featuring case partners, students and educators discussing STEM experiential curriculum, teaching notes and testimonials.
Key Skills Learned
- File Management
- Data Optimization
- App Development & Coding
- Data Optimization
- Electronic Presentations
- Problem Solving
- Data Interpretation
- Defining problems
- Identifying variables
- Modeling solutions
- Determining Accuracy
We were startled by the number of kids affected by this foster care issue. Until we looked at the data, we never knew it was such a big problem. It feels good to help people using math.
Isabelle (Student), School for Creative and Performing Arts