STEMwave

STEMwave is a movement changing STEM education with innovative industry-based STEM programs and cutting-edge technologies for middle and high schools.

With cutting-edge educational and communicational technology, we are helping schools evolve into schools of the future.
Prepare Students for the World with Artificial Intelligence
We are living in a world driven by artificial intelligence. It influences the way we communicate, socialize and make decisions. It is transforming the industry in a similar way to the invention of electricity or the steam machine. Are we preparing children for this brave new world?
With STEMwave, students gain an understanding of crucial technologies, and their potential to influence and change the world into something better. At the core is the AI-Driven Communication program that features students developing an AI solution for their school. This unique experience is a stepping stone in creating schools of the future and their future tech careers.
Catch the Wave
We are looking for schools to join our movement in 2022 and become leaders in the future of STEM education. The program implementation and access to the Intelligent Chatbot Building Platform is funded by our industry partner Infobip.

Future Oriented Learning For Students

The program serves as an introduction to chatbot development, in which students form teams to build AI conversational system for their schools. Best solution will be implemented on the school website.

Employability Skills
The AI program, delivered through the innovative STEMI platform, is aimed at teaching relevant employable skills in the most sought-after field of the tech industry.
Community Heroes
By building a chatbot for their schools, students get a chance to give back to their community by working on a socially responsible project directly affecting their surroundings.
Career Readiness
Students and teachers will be mentored and advised by industry experts, who serve as positive and realistic career role models.

Become a School of the Future

By joining STEMwave, the movement for the future of education, you will get access to the Intelligent Chatbot Building Platform, powered by Infobip, a leading global communication platform, giving you a chance to improve your school’s website and digital communication processes.

Enhance Learning Processes
STEMwave offers enhanced learning processes in order to prepare students for the future and increase their social awareness.
Connect with the Tech Industry
Developed in collaboration with industry 4.0 leaders, STEMwave brings the tech industry into your classroom.
Empowered Teachers
Teachers get access to professional development programs, powered by Milestone C, through a variety of workshops and teaching tools equipping them for seamless program implementation.
Discover the Current
Behind the Wave
STEMwave is a movement driven by common values and a shared desire to improve education. We are a community of tech leaders and educators looking to empower students to make waves and create meaningful change in the world. We see every person as a drop of water in our wave, and only by acting together can we bring about the necessary changes in education.

Included in the Program

Teacher Training
Whether you are an experienced STEM teacher or just beginning to teach STEM, our professional development experts will make your transition to the world of AI smooth and painless.

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Industry Experts Mentoring & Support
You will get real-time assistance around the clock and mentoring sessions provided by expert engineers and educators gathered in a like-minded community looking to build the School of the future.

Plug and Play AI Curriculum
Our cloud-based AI program teaches students to build complete AI conversational systems that solve social problems in their local communities. It brings industry knowledge directly to your classroom in order to equip students with foundational employability skills which will prepare them for employment in demanding work environments.

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Classroom Materials
In an effort to minimize preparation time and enable teachers to focus their energy on working with students, you will get access to innovative and ready-to-use classroom materials. These include program scope and sequence, teacher guides, courseware, multimedia materials, handouts, templates, and assessments all accessible online through the STEMI LAB platform.

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Access to Intelligent Chatbot Building Platform
Infobip is a global leader in omnichannel communications whose aim is to simplify how organizations connect with, engage and delight their customers and users at a global scale. You will get access to one-year licenser to their Intelligent Chatbot Building Platform. Your students will be able to create and deploy smart virtual assistants to your school’s website which will result in a new level of automation, speed, and availability.

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Prizes
Schools that come up with the best solutions will be rewarded with attractive prizes.

Frequently asked questions

What kind of curriculum materials are provided?

Everything needed to run the program is provided: software, courseware, e-books, teacher guides, student handouts, assessments, and rubrics.

What is the duration of the program?

One semester worth of material, or about 70  hours in total classroom time for High School, and 35 hours for the Middle School program. 

Is there any prerequisite knowledge required?

No, there is no prerequisite knowledge needed for the implementation of the AIC program. The beginning modules lay the framework for the rest of the course material and fundamentals are covered thoroughly to encourage full comprehension. 

Which grade levels is this program for?

The target grades for the AIC program are 6-12.  There is a Middle School version and a High School version of the program.  

What background do teachers need to have to successfully teach this program?

No specific background is required, anyone can teach this course.  Milestone C will ensure each teacher is well equipped to guide students through this course.  Training covers the very basics and will build gradually to allow for varied learning curves and understanding of the material.  It is important to note that teachers are guiding students through this hands-on learning experience, this is not a traditional lecture-style program!

How does this program help schools become a school of the future?

Our world is driven by artificial intelligence. It influences the way we communicate, socialize, and make decisions. The industry is going through a transformation unseen since the invention of electricity or the internet. Are we preparing students for success in this brave new world?

With STEMwave students gain an understanding of crucial technologies and explore their ability to create positive change in their community. Built around the AI-Driven Communication program, it introduces students to the world of AI through a chatbot development project for their school. This unique experience serves as a stepping stone in the students’ future tech careers and sets the foundation for creating schools of the future.

What is a school of the future?

We see a school of the future as an educational institution that has adopted the collective growth mindset, who is committed to preparing students for the technological landscape that our world is currently evolving into; it will allow them to build a solid foundation and an understanding of the tech and skills needed to thrive in the new workplace.  

Who are STEMI and Milestone C?

Milestone C is a company specializing in implementing experiential STEM programs and helping schools keep pace with technological advancements. They provide unparalleled professional development, bringing teachers up to speed with current industry standards.

STEMI builds the infrastructure that connects schools with the industry. The company cooperates with the industry to harness the knowledge of tech leaders, introducing it to schools through our plug-and-play STEM programs with a focus on user feedback.

Who is Infobip?

Infobip is a global leader in omnichannel communication. They simplify how organizations connect with, engage and delight their customers on a global scale.  Their programmable communications platform delivers a suite of tools for advanced customer engagement and support, plus security and authentication.

What does the Infobip Sponsorship entail?

Infobip will fund the initial implementation (2022-23 school year) of the AIC program for your school; this will include: Curriculum, Classroom Materials, Software Access, and Teacher Professional Development