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Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ( STEM ) education : A primer
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The term STEM education refers to teaching and learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It typically includes educational activities across all grade levels from pre-school to post-doctorate in both formal (eg, classrooms) and

Racial and ethnic minority students success in STEM education
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FOSTERING SUCCESS among racial and ethnic minority1 students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ( STEM ) has never been more important to our nation. The Business Higher Education Forum (2005) underscored this point when it asserted that

Understanding STEM : current perceptions
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The change in tide toward STEM education Many in the field of technology education have embraced STEM understanding of STEM education in schools. has encouraged this exploration of the current teacher and administrator perceptions of STEM education

Materials for Enabling Hands-On Robotics and STEM Education .
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We describe our approach to enabling hands-on experiential robotics for all ages through the introduction of a robot programming workbook and robot test-bed. We describe the vision and motivation for the project, and then the details of the robot hardware, software

How STEM education improves student learning
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The intent of this article is to examine current taxonomies used to design and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (ie, STEM ) curriculum in an effort to attract a greater variety of students to the STEM field of study in the K-12 public school

What is STEM education and why is it important
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What is this term they call STEM education Most people are in the dark and moreover, most educators and students are as well. When one hears the acronym STEM within an educational setting, they think along the lines of stem cell research or something

Attributes of STEM education : The student, the school, the classroom
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The hallmark of being a youngster is play, the experience of play is grounded in the concept of possibility. (Thorne) If the cognitive learning theorists are right, then play is the precursor to problem solving. Questioning is central to play. Thus, children asking

21st century STEM education : A tactical model for long-range success
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The manuscript at hand presents an overview of a k-16 tactical model for developing STEM content and STEM education in the 21st century. The premise of the article is that well- conceived STEM education initiated at the secondary level, using practical and traditional

Linking evidence and promising practices in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ( STEM ) undergraduate education
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As Seymour and Hewett (1997) have shown, poor teaching practices in college STEM courses appear to lie at the heart of some of these problematic trends. Not surprisingly the primary reform effort in undergraduate STEM education , whether funded by the external agencies such as the

STEM integration in K-12 education : Status, prospects, and an agenda for research
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This report is the final product of a two-year study by the Commit-tee on Integrated STEM Education , a group of experts on diverse subjects under the auspices of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and the Board on Science Education of the National

White paper on promising practices in undergraduate STEM education
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Numerous calls for improvement in undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ( STEM ) education have been made (National Academy of Engineering, 200 2005; National Research Council, 199 2003ab) and the Board of Science Education

STEM education must start in early childhood
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According to a 2010 survey by Change the Equation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan corporate initiative to further math and science learning, nearly one-third of Americans would rather clean their bathrooms than do a math problem. In a globally competitive economy, with

Science teachers perceptions of STEM education : Possibilities and challenges
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Engineering, and Mathematics) education through developing a professional development model, this study seeks to identify science teachers perceptions regarding STEM education and its interdisciplinary nature, and to identify the factors that facilitate and hinder such a

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics ( STEM ) education
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The Soviet Unions launch of Sputnik in 1957 set in motion the United States developing science curriculum and initiatives to make sure a pipeline of scientists was in place to advance its scientific efforts and increase its sustainability as a global leader. Over 50 years

Delivering STEM education through career and technical education schools and programs
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Career and technical education (CTE) is an important component of the US high school enterprise. More than 90% of students in high school take at least 1 CTE credit according to the National Center on Educational Statistics (Levesque, et al 2008). Analyses conducted by

Gender equity issues in CTE and STEM education
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the National Womens Law Center (2005) reports that more than 30 years after Congress outlawed sex discrimination in education , the gender divide in career and technical education (CTE) has narrowed barely at all(p. 2).[] there is evidence that guidance

STEM as curriculum
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By Morrison Raymond V. Buzz Bartlett t seems as if the topic of student performance in the STEM subjects science, technology, engineering, and mathematics has been with us forever. The level of rhetoric have diminished somewhat, as the economys free fall

Inclusive STEM -focused high schools: STEM education policy and opportunity structures
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This work was conducted by the OSPrI research project, with Sharon Lynch, Tara Behrend, Erin Peters Burton, and Barbara Means as principal investigators. Funding for OSPrI was provided by the National Science Foundation (DRL 1118851). Any opinions, findings

STEM education and the workplace
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Background Innovation is essential to increase productivity and to create prosperity. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) credits research and development, both public and private, as among the largest drivers of productivity growth in

A pilot meta-analysis of computer-based scaffolding in STEM education
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This paper employs meta-analysis to determine the influence of computer-based scaffolding characteristics and study and test score quality on cognitive outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education at the secondary, college, graduate



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