A quick note
Defined STEM

Thanks for wanting to reach out to us! Please give us up to one business day to respond to your inquiry. For immediate assistance, please feel free to contact us at 888-759-5020. We look forward to hearing from you!

Feel free to contact us

>> Please log in again. Your previous session has expired.

  

Interested in a free trial?

  • Welcome to Defined STEM!

    Defined STEM combines a unique set of real-world themed resources to create a 21st century learning platform. Our common core standard aligned performance tasks, literacy tasks, and real-world video enable students to see the relevance of K-12 topics through real-world themes. Each of our resources allow students to apply concepts in simulated real-world scenarios, increasing student performance, and preparing them for college and 21st century careers.

Understanding By Design & Defined STEM

Jay McTighe and Dave Reese

Read Jay McTighe's white paper on the strong alignment between Defined STEM and Understanding by Design as it relates to curriculum, instruction and assessment.
This white paper highlights how Defined STEM and Understanding by Design (UbD) reinforce Standards-based learning associated with Common Core and the Next Generation Science Standards.

Defined STEM Professional Learning Videos

This is how we accomplish it

Real-World Video Real-World Video Connections

These cross-curricular connections introduce topics from a real-world perspective in an engaging short video format.

Learn more
Performance Tasks Performance Tasks

Challenge students to apply their knowledge and skills to respond to complex real-world problems.

Learn more
Literacy Tasks Literacy Tasks

Have students create argumentative & informative responses after researching specific real-world issues.

Learn more

Upcoming Event Calendar

Contact us to schedule a free webinar at other times.

Twitter Feed


  • DefinedSTEM's avatar about 7 days ago RT @MMSPrincipal: @DefinedSTEM Manteno Middle School training today on this new curriculum resource. Interdisciplinary learning to expand S…
  • DefinedSTEM's avatar about 12 days ago Great review from @dwhitesciguy in the GSTA newsletter. http://t.co/VZNVjpa7bn #STEM
  • DefinedSTEM's avatar about 83 days ago RT @StemEdCoalition: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education: Relationship between Education and the Workforce #STEM ht…

*Our work reflects some of the ideas of the Understanding by Design Framework®. We have utilized components of this framework with the permission of Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins.