EVERFI is a free digital learning platform. EVERFI partners with organizations, institutions, and educators to revolutionize the way education is developed and delivered—using today’s technology to connect learning to the real world and equip communities with the skills they need for success in the 21st century.
Included in its offerings are three STEM specific courses:
Future Goals - Hockey Scholar
This course offers 12 digital labs for grades 4 through 7 which brings science, math and engineering concepts to life using the exciting game of hockey. The game-based simulations enable students to explore real-life applications of fundamental STEM concepts.
Future Goals Course Outlines:
Ignition - Digital Literacy & Responsibility
This is a four-hour curriculum designed for students in grades 6-9. The module begins with the “nuts and bolts” of how technology works, introduces STEM careers, and then places students in a virtual environment where they tackle issues including privacy, security, cyberbullying, digital relationships, and the viral nature of the web.
Endeavor - STEM Career Exploration
This course gives students in grades 6-9 a virtual tour of three STEM careers: In the Future of Manufacturing, students design and 3D print a new sneaker; in Connecting the Home of the Future, using The Internet of Things and a variety of data sources, students calibrate a connected home; and in Building the Perfect Play List, students learn how recommendation engines collect information about users from online behavior to create a perfect playlist for a music company.