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eSchool Media Sites: | | Username or Email Address Password Remember Me Not a member? Free registration required to view this resource. Register today and receive free access to all our news and resources and the ability to customize your news by topic with My eSchool News. Already a member? Log in Username: Password:  Early STEM exposure is key for the future of the workforce By Laura Ascione, Managing Editor, Content Services, September 28th, 2018 A survey reveals that younger STEM workers had greater STEM exposure in early elementary school More than half of today’s adult workers (62 percent) say they were never exposed to STEM-related studies and career possibilities in elementary school, according to from littleBits and YouGov.
Search Search for: Role Models STEM professionals are in positions to make real differences in girls’ lives by becoming role models. By simply hosting field trips to their work sites, visiting classrooms, or working with after-school programs or summer camps, they can encourage youth in their communities to explore STEM. SciGirls Role Model Strategies: Encouraging Girls to Consider STEM Careers offers basic training for role models, introducing them to best practices for their volunteer efforts. Download .
With Help From Some Friends Narrow STEM Focus In Schools May Hurt Long-Term Education policy leaders have been obsessed with STEM for many years now. They note the relatively high salaries of students who complete school with STEM skills. And industry leaders repeatedly complain about the chronic shortages of skilled workers in technical fields. If only our schools could produce more graduates with these technical skills, we could help address industry’s needs as well as launch students into lucrative careers.
Articles on education technology and related topics My (somewhat jaded) view of most high-profile Government ed tech initiatives October 12, 2018 Having had experience, both direct and indirect, of high-profile Government education technology initiatives, I have my doubts as to their efficacy over the long term, or even in some cases the short term. They all seem to follow the trajectory I’ve outlined in the cartoon above. First, a new initiative with a whizzo new name is created and tons of money thrown at it.