Sunday, July 15, 2007

Robotics is Recognized as Perfect to Teach STEM

Finally, some acknowledgement that Robotics is one of the few, and perhaps the best, available approaches to teaching the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) continuum in our schools!
Robots tackle core of STEM education: Technology, engineering are poorly addressed in schools, experts say; some educators are using robotics to help change that...
By Corey Murray, Senior Editor, eSchool News
Despite a renewed emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education to keep America globally competitive, many experts contend that students remain woefully ill-prepared in technology and engineering--the core of the STEM disciplines. Hoping to change that, many educators are turning to robotics, holding design competitions, and challenging classmates to outdo one another in a battle for technical supremacy.
Check Out: "CLASSROOM ROBOTICS" (the book)

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