In the end, is STEM worth it? There has been a lot of controversy over STEM. Both sides have very valid points. After completing several of the projects in this class that are very STEM oriented, I feel as though STEM definitely beneficial. However, there are conditions that have to be met to make STEM… Continue reading Blog 5
Cons of STEM To begin with, there are no clear cut guidelines for STEM curriculums. Some teachers might have a lot of experience with STEM and do great things with it, while others have little education or experience applying the STEM curriculum. Also, STEM is not applied until middle school, which is very late in a… Continue reading Blog 4
STEM is meant to prepare the student for real world careers in this ever-changing technological society. The US has typically lagged in the math and sciences so this is a great opportunity for America to catch up in the global market. STEM curriculums have seen more comparable test scores in math and sciences than ever… Continue reading Blog 3
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. STEM schools focus their curriculum on these subjects, not individually, but integrated in every aspect of learning, because they believe it will help the students succeed better in the real world because of the hands on application of problems they will face in the real world. It is… Continue reading What is STEM?