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STEM is short for science, technology, engineering and math. This year, the “T” may stand out more than usual: Technology is central to 2020’s ever-present online meetings and virtual events.
As director of Central Michigan University’s Center for Excellence in STEM Education, Julie Cunningham knows what K-12 teachers and administrators are up against as the school year begins.
“Many of them are facing the challenge of offering instruction in multiple formats at once or offering instruction in a format that does not easily fit the content,” she said. “For example, it is difficult to offer an online science lab experiment.”
Cunningham began talking with the Michigan Teacher of the Year Network,…