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WHAT IS STEM?

STEM FIELDS

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STEM EDUCATION COALITION

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WHAT IS
STEM?




The simplest definition is what it stands for, which is science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics.

There are many organizations that are dedicated to this topic and
they define this with their own objectives. The ultimate goal of
STEM education is to encourage students to take an interest in
STEM subjects at an early age. This should be beneficial to them
when they enter the jobs market, and in turn it should benefit
the greater economy. It is a simple definition with a straight
forward goal.

Although many of the nation's public schools had already begun
a greater focus on mathematics and science as part of their
core curricula, new academies as well as existing educational
institutions took the focus one step further. Applying for, and
receiving, government and private business grants set up for
STEM education initiatives, these schools aggressively promoted
the concept with the express goal of graduating students competent
in a variety of STEM subjects.

Schools pursuing these goals explored a variety of approaches such
as smaller class sizes of 10 to 12 students with a one-to-one
student/computer ratio, inquiry-based teaching methodologies and
an active partnership with technology businesses that provide
real-world applications for STEM subjects. Other schools made
electronic textbooks, Skype and video-conferencing an integral
part of the educational experience.



WHAT IS STEM
http://www.stemschool.com/articles/what-is-stem-education/



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STEM
FIELDS




STEM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of
science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The term
is typically used in the USA when addressing education policy
and curriculum choices in schools from k-12 through college
to improve competitiveness in technology development. It has
implications for workforce development, national security
concerns and immigration policy.



MINT


MINT (mathematics, information sciences,
natural sciences, and technology) has a
similar meaning.



STEM fields
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STEM_fields



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STEM
FIELD
RELATED
TOPICS




Academic discipline
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Academic_discipline

Science
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science

Technology
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Technology

Engineering
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engineering

Mathematics
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematics

Curriculum
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Curriculum

Pre-STEM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pre-STEM

STEM pipeline
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STEM_pipeline

STEM Academy (disambiguation)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/STEM_Academy_(disambiguation)

American Indian Science and Engineering Society
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Indian_Science_and_Engineering_Society

List of African American women in STEM fields
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_African_American_women_in_STEM_fields

National Society of Black Engineers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Society_of_Black_Engineers

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_Hispanic_Professional_Engineers

NASA RealWorld-InWorld Engineering Design Challenge
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_RealWorld-InWorld_Engineering_Design_Challenge

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Network
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science,_Technology,_Engineering_and_Mathematics_Network

Hard and soft science
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_and_soft_science



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STEM
EDUCATION
COALITION




The central mission of the STEM Education Coalition is to inform
federal and state policymakers on the critical role that science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education plays
in U.S. competitiveness and future economic prosperity.



STEM Education Coalition
http://www.stemedcoalition.org/



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STEM
SCIENCE
TECHNOLOGY
ENGINEERING
MATHEMATICS
LINKS




Dream Up the Future
http://www.egfi-k12.org/

Dr Mae
http://www.drmae.com/

Electronic Professional Development Network
http://nasaepdn.gatech.edu/

Engineer your Life
http://www.engineeryourlife.org/

Exploratorium
http://www.exploratorium.edu/

The Gender Chip Project
http://www.genderchip.org/

ISTEM: Lesson Plans
http://www.istemnetwork.org/resource/educational/lesson.cfm

K-12 STEM Education Programs
http://eie.org/sites/default/files/bayer_compendium.pdf

Kinetic City
http://www.kineticcity.com/

LEGO Education for STEM in association with Edutech
http://lego.edutech.com/lego-education.html

Master Tools
http://www.shodor.org/master/

NASA Educators
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html

NASA information for educators
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.html

NASA Pre-Service Teacher Institute
http://education.jsc.nasa.gov/psti/



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National Defense Education Program
http://www.ndep.us

National Institute of Aerospace (NIA) Education Outreach
http://www.nianet.org/resources/Education/K-12-Education-Outreach/K-12-Education.aspx

National STEM Video Game Challenge
http://www.stemchallenge.org/

Reviewing STEM Education in America
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo37133

Science Elementary Lesson Plans
http://stem.browardschools.com/science/science-elementary/science-elementary-lesson-plans/

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
http://www.ed.gov/stem

SMART
http://www.stemlessons.org/

STEAM Education
http://steameducation.wordpress.com/tag/lesson-plan/

STEM
http://www.delta-education.com/stem/

STEM
http://mn-stem.com/

STEM 2 Stern
http://www.stem2stern.org

STEM - Additional STEM Resources
http://www.stemcollaborative.org/additionalResources.html

STEM Careers
http://www.stemcareer.com/

STEM Education
http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/stem/

STEM Education Blog
http://www.stemeducation.com/



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STEM Education Coalition
http://www.stemedcoalition.org/

STEM Educator Materials
http://stem.firstbook.org/materials

STEM Education Resource Center
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/stem/

The STEM lessons
http://marsed.asu.edu/stem-lesson-plans

STEM School
http://www.stemschool.com

STEM Solutions
http://www.usnews.com/news/stem-solutions

What is STEM Education?
http://stemgeorgia.org/

WHAT IS STEM EDUCATION
http://www.stemschool.com/articles/what-is-stem-education/

World Report STEM Education blog
http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/stem-education



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