Bridging the Opportunity Gap in STEM Education

Posted by John Vogel on September 08, 2020

With new innovations emerging daily, technology seems to be evolving at the speed of light, and increasingly jobs require that we keep up with those changes. Research already shows that 80 percent of future jobs will require technology skills and STEM literacy.

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Topics: summer break activities, real world connection, equity, coding, STEM careers

How Introducing Coding at the K-12 Level can Help Bring About Equity

Posted by Larry Bernstein on July 13, 2020

While the United States has come a long way in terms of education, there are still gaps in equity. One way to level the playing field is to ensure all students have access to knowledge that will prepare them for meaningful and valued employment when they enter the workforce. With that in mind, every school district in the country should incorporate coding into its curriculum beginning in elementary school.

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Topics: equity, coding, k12 education

What We Believe: The Pedagogical Philosophies that STEMscopes Math was Built On | Part 2

Posted by Richard Kingham on June 29, 2020

We’ve all heard the expression “practice makes perfect.” Rote math drills, however, have proven to be an ineffective method of practicing math. One-size-fits-all approaches to teaching and practicing math just don’t work. So, we created a math curriculum that can be adapted to any learning style, in any classroom. 

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Topics: math, equity, Academic Language, Computation Fluency, Parent/Student Content Support