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One wouldn’t consider nursing a contentious issue when it comes to STEM education. However, surprisingly it is! It seems obvious that nursing would clearly encapsulate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), yet even those who work in the field argue as to whether they are employed in a STEM field or not. Message boards are flooded...

Most people view psychology simply as the study of human behavior. They envision someone laying on a couch discussing their woes with a trained counselor and attempting to gain victory in their life. This is a basic view of what psychology truly encompasses. Furthermore, it eliminates the scientific and STEM portion of the discipline itself. So,...

If you’re wondering whether students should enroll in STEM programs for high school, the short answer is yes. Nearly all facets of life depend on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Therefore, practical knowledge of these STEM subjects can prepare graduate students for lucrative job opportunities within a STEM discipline. Whether young learners are drawn to foreign...

Recently, five of the eight Ivy League universities have reclassified their economics degrees from social science to science, technology, math, and engineering (STEM). As opposed to a philosophical change, college departments are utilizing a federal shift implemented in 2012. It allows graduates of quantitative economics and economics to apply for more generous visas compared to...

STEM is an acronym mostly used in the field of education to group together science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM education, therefore, combines these four disciplines through an integrated approach, one that offers hands-on experience with relevant and real-world examples. The campaign for STEM education to start at a lower level has been there for...

STEM is the integration of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics that fuses some of the most important subjects of the 21st century with practical, real-world learning opportunities. Overview of STEM Education To succeed in this ever-changing society as globalization continues to increase, STEM education provides the foundation to learn and develop skills that will shape our...

STEM vs. STEAM STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. STEM is still the more prevalent acronym in education, with focuses on STEM-certified schools and STEM labs and entire categories of STEM related educational products, while the “Arts” are a recent addition. While the arts are...

Looking for inspiration for Computer Science Education Week? We've got you covered with fun, creative ideas to include in your next CSED week. What is Computer Science Education Week? Computer Science Education Week (CSEDweek.org) is a national movement to focus on Computer Science in schools K-12 to inspire an interest in Computer Science education and careers. Computer Science...