am still skeptical –
what does the research say?
tells us that the need for a scientifically literate population is at its most
urgent point since the launch of Sputnik and that the time for reform is now,
if we plan to remain a nation that leads the way in innovation and education.
requires change to a system that historically focuses on educating students in
Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic. We are
working toward a shift in that system.
- It begins with learning science (through
technology, engineering and math) early in a child’s experience – at the
Pre –K level;
- It continues by treating all learners
equally; providing innovative options when some learners require different
approaches to learning
- It results in outcomes that are tied to student
achievement in school and ultimately, in life.
Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine
Alva Edison (1847-1931)