Inadequate Teacher Resources for Science Holds Back Adoption of Student-Centered Learning Practices A recent study on STEM education in North American undergraduate programs commented on inadequate tRead More
How has STEM education curriculum changed?
Have you been outside of out of a science class since you were in high school? If so, it may be difficult to know how STEM education curriculum has changed. Here is an interesting article on how thRead More
Never Underestimate the Role of Parents in STEM Education Outcomes
As a parent of young children, I am keenly aware of the importance of setting a good example for my children. But add the daily grind of life and well, it is normal for even well-meaning parents to no...Read More
Dressing the Part for Better STEM Education Outcomes
In our goal to support STEM education efforts, we came across an interesting study on the effects of dressing students in lab coats. Specifically, improvements were noted in The students’ confide...Read More
Are there too many STEM grads?
Being in the science education business, it may not seem like this narrative is in our best interest. But I rather kids go into higher education with the right mindset. Here is an interesting artic...Read More
Is Being Bad at Science a Badge of Honor
I would like to recommend a very interesting profile on which provoked several lines of thinking for me. Check out the profile of this cancer researcher who is also a professional musician. What stRead More
What is Engineering anyway?
If you think engineering is only about building cars or bridges, you are missing out on a wealth of applications that will inspire kids. We would do well to remember that Engineering is simply the pra...Read More
STEM vs Arts
I recently read a very interesting opinion piece in the University Times out of Ireland by Ciannait Khan. http://www.universitytimes.ie/2018/01/our-strange-stem-obsession/ Among the in...Read More