The field of healthcare is chock full of careers that require four or fewer years of schooling, that pay well, are in-demand, and just sound downright fun. Exploring healthcare careers is great way to spark student interest in STEM. Click to read more.
Teachers make an average 3,500 decisions per day. As a former teacher, I’d argue we make significantly more than that. This especially goes for students who are struggling personally. Offering emotional encouragement, as well as coping strategies for students, is necessary as they often look to us for support.
There is no singular accepted definition of STEM. Industry has shifted their definition towards one that focuses on skills and innovation. K-16 education has moved into an age of random acts of STEM where many teachers know they need to be building STEM into their instruction, but don’t fully understand how and end up trying a bit of everything.
Statistics show that 70% of K-12 students have witnessed cyberbullying in schools. While cyberbullying has become an all-too-familiar term over the past decade, the form it takes evolves with the ever-changing landscape of social media, online forums, and increasing cell phone use by what seems like younger and younger students.