November 8th is National STEM/STEAM Day

National STEM/STEAM Day
Posted on 11/08/2018
National STEM/STEAM DayNovember 8 is National STEM/STEAM Day

With so much emphasis put on STEM and STEAM, this is a day you’ll want to celebrate! Here’s an overview explaining STEM.  

What is STEM?
STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM curriculum blends those subjects in order to teach “21st-century skills,” or tools students need to have if they wish to succeed in the workplace of the “future.” The idea is that in order to be prepared for jobs and compete with students from different parts of the world, students here in the US need to be able to solve problems, find and use evidence, collaborate on projects, and think critically. Skills, the thinking goes, that are taught in those subjects.

Here are some great STEM books to look for that your kids will LOVE.

STEM books are finally getting a chance to shine in schools as educators increasingly shift their focus towards incorporating more science, technology, engineering, and math into their classrooms. The biggest challenge is deciding which STEM books to include in classroom and school libraries.

Have a GREAT day and enjoy STEM!!!(science, technology, engineering, math)

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