If you’re concerned
that STEM is taking up too much classroom time, consider this: STEM permeates
the curriculum in ways subjects taught in isolation can’t. STEM also teaches
the skills students need for success beyond their formal education.
that they have to take advantage of every minute of instructional time they can
get with students. STEM programs, with their integrated lessons, seem to usurp
a considerable amount of instructional time. That can lead to arguments about
pulling kids away from traditional subjects like science and math.
offers students experiences they can’t get in traditional classrooms. STEM
integrates learning through interdisciplinary studies. It affords the
application of 21st-century learning skills. And finally, STEM teaches…