What is STEM education?
STEM education is an interdisciplinary approach to science, technology, engineering and math. With a primary objective of preparing student for future endeavors, STEM focuses on exposing students to the real world application of the subject areas. Watch this video to learn more.
The importance of STEM education.
STEM education plays a fundamental role in creating the pipeline for future innovators – and innovation is key to driving economic prosperity. In light of this, what does the growing STEM skills gap mean for the U.S.?
Addressing gender diversity in STEM.
Across all STEM fields, women continue to be significantly under-represented. In order to amend the current gender imbalance, we have identified a number of ways to inspire women to engage in STEM.
How can schools close the STEM skills gap?
The U.S. Department of Education is looking to educators to improve STEM literacy in schools, emphasizing the importance of developing a STEM-literate student body. Find out how you can improve STEM literacy levels at your school.
A solution to inspiring and engaging students in STEM.
Fostering engagement in STEM depends on two things: inspiring teaching and inspiring resources. With technology engrained in STEM education, we have identified a number of ways that you can use eLearning resources to ignite interest in STEM.
Government funding – a focus on Massachusetts.
Governments across the nation are committed to closing the STEM skills gap. Discover how Massachusetts is helping schools to implement STEM programs.
Private funding – how organizations are encouraging STEM initiatives.
Business leaders are relying on excellent STEM education to develop the next generation of collaborative problem-solvers. See what some associations are doing to boost STEM across the U.S.