STEM: An evolving quandary

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Not since the launch of Sputnik has there been such a national educational imperative, but STEM, or more technically, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is proving to be every bit the driving force, and perhaps more so, behind what is taught in our school systems, from kindergarten through doctoral programs. Unfortunately STEM, as a term, has been so over-used by those inside and outside of academia that its true character and implications may never be fully understood.

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