Chicago Educators Talk Challenges in STEM Education At 100Kin10 Summit
It’s one thing to get representatives from 200 plus national and regional education organizations in one place to brainstorm how to get more teachers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
It’s quite another to actually translate that to successful STEM teachers in the classroom.
But teachers and representatives from organizations, school districts, and public schools from around the nation came together to talk about how to achieve President Obama’s goal of recruiting and retaining 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021 at 100Kin10’s annual summit, held at the Museum of Science and Industry this week. For attendees with a Chicago connection, a big part of the summit was understanding the how broad solutions fit into the everyday challenges they face in their specific schools or organization.
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