Disentangling the Meaning of STEM: Implications for Science Education and Science Teacher Education

Valarie L. Akerson, Angela Burgess, Alex Gerber, Meize Guo, Taukir Ahmed Khan, Steven Newman
  • Journal of Science Teacher Education, January 2018, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/1046560x.2018.1435063

Is STEM a thing? Why STEM?

What is it about?

Explores nature’s of the disciplines that comprise STEM and raises questions regarding whether STEM and “teaching STEM” is advisable.

Why is it important?

In an era where STEM seems to be utmost important, there is a possibility of losing individual disciplinary instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Perspectives

Valarie Akerson (Author)
Indiana University System

This publication was an opportunity to raise questions and ideas that are important in the field,

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