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Infographic: The Value of a STEM Education

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"Knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math STEM_ canbe a key to a successful future. Here's why a STEM education matters and how you can inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

80 % of the fastest growing occupations in the United States depend on mastery of mathematics and scientific knowledge and skills, but students are not currently equipped to satisfy this growing need." 


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Great infographic about Why STEM matters.. Source:edutopia

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 11, 2013 10:51 PM

A great infographic that looks as the value of a STEM education...for more on the value of educating students in science, technology, engineering and math click through to the post. You may also download the infographic as a pdf. 

davidconover's curator insight, April 12, 2013 8:34 AM

I look forward to putting this infographic in front of my students to discuss.

APSITMELISSA's curator insight, May 5, 2013 8:01 AM

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RSA Shorts - How to find your element - Sir Ken Robinson

Finding one's passion and true purpose in life is essential to human flourishing. In this new RSA Shorts video, Sir Ken Robinson argues that education, organ...

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Trends | Invent to Learn

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Now here’s some cool summer reading. Capturing the excitement of the maker movement and sharing the educational case for bringing making, tinkering and engineering to every classroom in America and...

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Laurie Smith's curator insight, May 17, 2013 3:18 PM

Looks like an interesting read ..

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Connect the Dots | STEM CAMP | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources

Connect the Dots | STEM CAMP | Digital textbooks and standards-aligned educational resources | Science@OC Newsfeed | Scoop.it
We are excited to announce the launch of the Discovery Education STEM Camp - a dynamic series of standards-aligned curricula available at no cost to schools, districts, non-profit organizations, and parents for use as part of summer camps,...
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FabLearn 2013

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FabLearn is a venue for educators, policy-makers, students, designers, researchers, and makers to present, discuss, and learn about digital fabrication in education, the “makers” culture, and hands-on learning.

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Takin' STEM to the Streets

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"This month, I’m exploring alternate models of access to informal STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) learning. Previous posts have discussed the topic generally, and MOOCs in particular. This week, I revisit the portable reading room model of the Uni Project."


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Inspiring Innovation

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Rethinking Innovation. Does it just come or can we inspire it? How do you inspire innovation in your students? (@MiaMacMeekin 'Rethinking innovation. Does it just come or can we inspire it?
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These are great tips for inspiring innovation -- sometimes we just need time ponder.. 

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Infographic: The Value of a STEM Education

Infographic: The Value of a STEM Education | Science@OC Newsfeed | Scoop.it

"Knowledge in science, technology, engineering, and math STEM_ canbe a key to a successful future. Here's why a STEM education matters and how you can inspire students to pursue STEM careers.

80 % of the fastest growing occupations in the United States depend on mastery of mathematics and scientific knowledge and skills, but students are not currently equipped to satisfy this growing need." 


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Great infographic about Why STEM matters.. Source:edutopia

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Beth Dichter's curator insight, April 11, 2013 10:51 PM

A great infographic that looks as the value of a STEM education...for more on the value of educating students in science, technology, engineering and math click through to the post. You may also download the infographic as a pdf. 

davidconover's curator insight, April 12, 2013 8:34 AM

I look forward to putting this infographic in front of my students to discuss.

APSITMELISSA's curator insight, May 5, 2013 8:01 AM

All students...

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Trends | Invent to Learn

Trends | Invent to Learn | Science@OC Newsfeed | Scoop.it
Now here’s some cool summer reading. Capturing the excitement of the maker movement and sharing the educational case for bringing making, tinkering and engineering to every classroom in America and...

Via sylvia martinez
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Looks like an interesting read ..

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Philip Vinogradov's comment, May 16, 2013 9:46 PM
Purchasing now!
Philip Vinogradov's curator insight, May 16, 2013 9:46 PM

Purchasing now

Vicki Butler's curator insight, May 20, 2013 5:59 PM

Looks interesting!