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STEM Education’s Lost Decade And Tenor

Contemporary Insights Into A Popular, Global Movement

Andrew B. Raupp
Aug 5, 2019 · 6 min read
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“STEM education is teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering and math.”

“It includes both pedagogical and andragogical activities across all developmental levels — from pre-school to post-doctorate — in both formal and informal settings, which has grown into an international movement to serve the greater good.”

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Figure 1. Google Books. “STEM Education” Keyword Data ©2019 Google. Retrieved July 23rd, 2019
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This is because it is a state of mind and ultimately a social justice issue that transcends society with its potential to benefit everyone everywhere. Any products we consider for use in STEM teaching and learning should serve as aides to a higher order of thinking. Gadgets serve this mindset, but a solid understanding of it doesn’t shape itself around a single purchase.

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Andrew B. Raupp

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Founder @stemdotorg | @Entrepreneur #AI, #Education & #Blockchain Writer | @ForbesTechCncl | Contributing Editor @Newsweek | NWU 1981 + IFJ | #STEM Advocate

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