027 Today’s STEM Education
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. In a complex world, with complex societal grand challenges, it’s important for our nation’s youth to be equipped with the knowledge and skills to solve these tough challenges. Yet, how we teach these is also under the microscope then. STEM Education is a passion of Tamara Holmlund Nelson, a professor of science education on WSU’s Vancouver campus, and she explains what STEM ed is, along with some of the positive and negative issues surrounding it.