What is STEM?
The Academy defines STEM education as: both the mastery and integration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics for all PK-12 students. It incorporates scientific inquiry and technological design through student-focused, project based curricula to develop skills of communication, teamwork/collaboration, creativity/innovation, critical thinking, and problem solving.
STEM education is education that is focused on preparing students in Science Technology, Engineering, and Math disciplines for post-high school education as well as innovative careers. It incorporates numerous disciplines, and relies on hands-on approaches to help students learn complex ideas.
STEM education as defined by the state of Ohio
Ohio has begun a strong initiative to increase the STEM ability of students, and you can learn more about that program here: