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    https://contenthub.bvsd.org/Schoolprofiles/Pages/Ryan.aspxhttps://contenthub.bvsd.org/Schoolprofiles/Pages/Ryan.aspx{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}Ryan Elementary STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) School is a dynamic learning community with a focus on authentically partnering with families and the community to prepare students for the 21st century. Along with delivering common core standards, Ryan focuses on developing the whole child with experiential project-based learning activities in the STEAM areas. Ryan embraces technology like interactive white boards, iPads, Chrome Books, document cameras and 3-D projectors as a tool for engaging students and supporting learning. We strongly believe partnerships nurture excellence and therefore we partner with the University of Colorado, Thorne Nature Experience, Growe Foundation, and Impact on Education to name a few. We offer a wide variety of after-school programming to extend the learning day and to support our focus. This school also offers free and tuition preschool classes that have a focus on both academic and developmental learning standards.Cameo DeDomincesOur knowledge based twenty-first century economy is driven by continuous innovation. Ryan Elementary STEAM School is a community where students, staff, and families partner to make each day a powerful learning experience for our children​. Ryan focuses on developing the whole child with the BVSD Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum, experiential project-based learning activities in the STEAM areas before, during, and after school, as well as service learning opportunities. <br><br>Special Programs and Opportunities<br><br>TEAMS – with engineers in residence from CU Boulder<br>CU Practicum Partnership<br>Thorne Ecological Institute:  Project BEAR, Science Explorers after-school, and Summer Camps just for Ryan students<br>Chess Club<br>Yearbook <br>Jump Start Your Day<br>STEAM to Achieve Learning Symposiums with Scientists, Engineers, Mathematicians, and Artists in the field<br>Handbell Choir<br>Holiday Choir<br>Instrumental Music<br>School Aged Care<br>Trivia Night<br>Think and Create a Thon<br>STEAM Expo<br>Learning Garden<br>Kindergarten Enrichment<br>Outdoor Science Education<br>Computer Class<br>Science Enrichment Lab and weekly classes<div> Ukulele Club<br> Bilingual Science Explorers<br> Programming and Electronics<br> Day of Coding<br> </div><p>​The mission of Ryan Elementary STEAM School is to prepare our students to succeed in the 21<sup>st</sup> century workforce and Beyond.  Ryan will cultivate students who are well-rounded and caring citizens prepared to succeed, both academically and socially, in a global world. </p><img src="file:///C:/Users/candace/AppData/Local/Temp/msohtmlclip1/01/clip_image002.jpg" alt="" style="width:165px;margin:5px;" /><p style="text-align:justify;"><br></p><p style="text-align:justify;">Our students will receive equitable access to a guaranteed and viable curriculum in all content areas, and will be adept in the most current technology supporting learning, instruction, and critical thinking.  They will also receive educational and social opportunities to learn and demonstrate successful problem solving and critical thinking skills that support both their academic work and the development of positive and productive relationships with their fellow students, their teachers, their families and the broader community.</p> <p style="text-align:justify;">Our knowledge based twenty-first century global economy is driven by continuous innovation.  The basis of innovation lies in a dynamic workforce equipped with STEAM skills.  Our STEAM approach strongly aligns to the Success Effect:  The Boulder Valley School District's strategic plan for student success.</p><p>The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics focus at Ryan Elementary School provides students with enrichment opportunities in the STEAM areas.  Students engage in project-based learning that aligns with Common Core standards and helps them develop applied critical thinking skills within a social context. </p>

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