• How ESSA will change K-12 STEM education: What state leaders and STEM professionals need to know

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    The newly enacted bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes a flexible block grant program that will provide more hands-on learning for at-risk students, pay for these students to participate in STEM competitions, and bring other academic subjects, including the arts, into STEM subject programs. Join state leaders, teachers and STEM professionals for a webinar on the new federal education law and its impact on K-12 STEM education, Wednesday, October 5 at 6:30 p.m. Speakers during this interactive, 90 minute webinar–co-sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association, the STEM Education Coalition and STEMx—will discuss key STEM provisions in ESSA, and how stakeholders can help to advocate and support continued STEM learning in their communities. Learn more about the webinar and register… Read More

  • Is Ag the answer to STEM?

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    This week’s blog post is a piece written by Dr. Kristopher Elliott, Director of STEM for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools. The original post can be found at www.agfoundation.org.  There is no doubt that STEM has become a hot topic in education. Teaching science and math with a silo approach does not reflect the real world… Read More