STEM education, the one ring to rule all of K-12 teaching and learning, is seen as key to workforce and competitiveness challenges, important cognitive capabilities, and even citizenship in this still-new century.
As much as we believe in the efficacy of STEM education as a concept, figuring out exactly how to make it serve the needs of individual STEM-interested students can be hard.
For students to make good decisions about future courses of study and work, they need:
· specific information applicable to their unique abilities and preferences.
· help from teachers and parents to sift among the dozens of STEM majors and hundreds of STEM careers available.
· timely guidance at critical decision-making junctures when their choices start to define the options open to them in college and the workplace.
We are very excited to announce the launch of a project that seeks to meet all these needs. It’s a different kind of product, available in a different kind of way, for different kinds of uses than our current line of books and materials on engineering.