A Complete Guide to K-12 STEM Resources

Posted by TechGuide on May 16, 2023

The grouping of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) was first introduced as an acronym in 2001 by Judith Ramaley, an American biologist and assistant director at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Since the early 2000s, STEM-focused curricula have grown across and beyond the United States to prepare students to enter the workforce within these fields.

What is STEM?

From developing new computer software to rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, STEM-based jobs play a vital role in today’s job economy. According to the most recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), STEM occupations were expected to grow 8 percent between 2019-2029, nearly two and a half times faster than all other occupations within the same period.

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