Article about instilling excitement in students about STEM

STEMI’ve posted before about my involvement in FIRST. Today, I saw a post about Super Bowl of robotics makes STEM exciting that mentions

Only 16 percent of American high-school seniors are proficient in mathematics and interested in a STEM career, according to the U.S Department of Education. Factor in that the United States ranks 31st in math and 24th in science globally, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, and it’s enough for some to say the United States is in the midst of a STEM crisis.

FIRST is one of many techniques that can address this decline by putting careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in context — showing how rewarding and exciting these careers can be.


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