Spotlight on STEM

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STEM Education


The Education Week Spotlight on STEM Education is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • New diploma endorsements for high schools students that excel in STEM subjects
  • Engaging students through community partnerships in STEM
  • Integrating the arts into STEM to prepare students for 21st century jobs
  • Strategies for encouraging STEM majors to teach

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Colorado is the latest state to create an endorsement in science, technology, engineering, and math for students who succeed in rigorous courses in those fields. Will the new credential carry weight with colleges and employers?
August 23, 2017 – Education Week

This STEM-focused school takes all comers and embeds its students in campuses and businesses across the city.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week

Including arts in science and math instruction promotes student creativity and job preparation, writes STEAM specialist Susan Riley.
October 4, 2017 – Education Week


A professional development program for science teachers emphasizes getting students to vocalize their thinking during class.
October 13, 2017 -Teacher

Breaking Gender Stereotypes Through Early Exposure to Robotics
Recent research shows that engaging young learners in collaborative projects improve their attitude towards STEM subjects and careers.
October 9, 2017 - Education Futures

Challenging students with finding solutions to real-world problems will get them excited about science, technology, engineering, and math classes, writes Anne Jolly.
July 19, 2017 -Teacher

Four recommendations could encourage college STEM majors to pursue classroom teaching and help fill the void, say three researchers.
May 16, 2017 - Education Week

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