WHAT IS STEM EDUCATION?

The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It is the process of teaching that integrates these four disciplines to promote real-world experience, teamwork, and the authentic application of technology.

K-12 Science information and resources for teachers (prerequisite knowledge for integrated STEM).

TECHNOLOGY

K-12 Technology information for teachers (prerequisite knowledge for integrated STEM).

ENGINEERING

K-12 Engineering information and resources for teachers

MATH

Math resources for integrated STEM in K-12 grades

THE FOUR PILLARS

The Council report lists four pillars as necessary components to establish a system that will produce STEM-equipped students and educators. These pillars are: create a STEM culture, empower STEM teachers, integrate business and education, and ensure high quality STEM experiences. The work of the MiSTEM Network is to build on existing STEM networks to create a STEM ecosystem that supports and implements the components outlined in the four pillars.

The four pillars are as follows:
  1. Create a robust STEM culture

  2. Empower STEM teachers

  3. Integrate business and education into the STEM network

  4. Ensure high quality STEM experiences for pupils

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