10 Things to Know About STEM

From EEA (Compiled by KJG@RBES)

10 - What is STEM Education?

An approach to teaching and learning that integrates the content and skills of the STEM disciplines and other disciplines to answer complex questions, investigate global issues, and solve real-world problems and challenges.

9 - Why STEM Education?

To prepare students for post-secondary study and the 21st century workforce

8 - STEM Standards of Practice

1.Learn and Apply Rigorous Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Content

2.Integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Content

3.Interpret and Communicate STEM Information

4.Engage in Inquiry

5.Engage in Logical Reasoning

6.Collaborate as a STEM Team

7.Apply Technology Appropriately

7 - How Can You Implement STEM Education?

English Language Arts



Social Studies

Career and Tech Ed

Fine Arts


Physical Education

6 - Problem-Based/Challenged-Based Learning

Teach content by presenting the students real-world challenge similar to one they might encounter were they a practitioner of the discipline.

5 - Inquiry-Based Learning

Student-centered and teacher guided instructional approach that engages students in investigating real world questions that they choose within a broad thematic framework.

4 - Project-Based Learning

Students go through an extended process of inquiry in response to a complex question, problem, or challenge.

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Co-operative Groups


2 - Real-World Problems!

1 -Student-Centered