Valuable tools for HSLE schools, businesses, and students

The Health Science Learning Exchange (HSLE) has amassed a variety of resources for educators, industry partners, and other constituents. Now housed in the Illinois Shared Learning Environment (ISLE) site’s Health Science Library, HSLE resources are filed in several collections:
  • All HSLE-tagged resources
  • Career Information
  • Health Science Curriculum
  • Labor Market Information
  • Professional Library
Among the various collections in ISLE’s Health Science Library are HSLE-gathered resources in the following categories:
  • E-learning curriculum resources, including online courses, assessments, feedback systems, reference materials, databases, and software tools.
  • Available classroom and laboratory space, equipment, and related educational resources to support programs of study through regional partnerships and other strategies.
  • Support for student organizations and their major activities, including conferences, internships, professional networking experiences, competitions, and community projects that build leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills and provide professional and peer support networks.
  • Internships and other work-based learning opportunities that connect students with adult mentors.
  • Challenges (competitions) and project management resources for students to work in collaborative teams addressing real-world interdisciplinary problems.
  • Professional development resources for teachers and school administrators integrated and aligned across middle school, high school, and community college instruction, including STEM externships, support for web-based networks, and integrated professional development for academic and CTE instructors.
  • Career development and outreach resources to expand awareness of STEM-related programs and careers to K-12 students.
  • Tools and resources to assist students and schools with implementing personalized education plans and transitions to post-secondary academic and training programs, including establishing course articulation and dual-credit opportunities.
  • Performance reviews of STEM programs of study through assessments and partnering with schools to continuously improve performance.