Too often, STEM reform has entailed well-intentioned efforts to superimpose good ideas on a rickety, aged set of institutions and organizations. If today’s earnest efforts are to deliver more than that, then good intentions and thoughtful proposals must be joined by a fierce commitment to remaking America’s schools and school systems for the 21st century.
Can you imagine kids excited enough about math and science to leap out of bed on a Saturday morning?
On September 16, President Obama announced the launch of “Change the Equation,” an effort to dramatically enhance and improve education in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). This bi-partisan initiative is part of Obama’s “Educate to Innovate” campaign and is a unique and promising partnership of CEOs from over 100 companies.
STEM education in northwest Florida is growing due to an innovative program called E3 – Extreme Engineering Exploration.
Join the Institute for a Competitive Workforce and the Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals for this one-day tactical workshop exploring the landscape of organizations focused on STEM education, current trends and promising practices.
Dayton Ohio has always been a major hub for industrial, aerospace, and technological/engineering research, especially since the Wright brothers first invented powered flight in 1903.
On Wednesday, August 11, ICW discussed how corporations and local chambers of commerce are promoting and creating STEM opportunities.