STEM Education: No Longer Enough

STEM-1By Danny Aviv, Ph.D.

Walk into my classroom at 9 a.m. and you might see a team of entrepreneurial students pitching a big idea. Come back mid-morning and you will find them building a fire-extinguishing robot. After lunch, a class might be on Skype with an executive from an Israeli tech start-up. And at 5:15 p.m., three students – who could have gone home an hour earlier – are completing a circuit to a new wearable heart monitor they’ve created.

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