As the country rolled into the 21st century, student STEM achievements in the U.S. lagged behind those in other countries. Naturally, the NSF sought solutions for improving STEM programs in schools. After a 2005 report noted a strong connection between economic privilege and STEM achievement, the NSF and other organizations began working to close this gap and make STEM resources more widely available.
A strong STEM foundation opens doors to a variety of educational options and lucrative, fulfilling career opportunities.
THE U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS (BLS) PROJECTS OCCUPATIONS FOR MATH-RELATED PROFESSIONALS, SUCH AS ACTUARIES AND STATISTICIANS, TO GROW BY 26% FROM 2018 TO 2028, FAR FASTER THAN THE NATIONAL AVERAGE GROWTH RATE FOR ALL OCCUPATIONS.
Parents may struggle to provide home-based learning in STEM for kids. This page presents top online resources in each STEM subject, plus a list of 150 courses, websites, activities, and competitions arranged by grade level.
Note: The above comes directly from their website. A representative of their organization reached out to me asking if I would provide this information to our teachers, students and families. I am pleased to be able to make this information available. Click here to read more!