The New Wave of STEM-Focused Schools

The New Wave of STEM-Focused Schools

Many of the inclusive “STEM schools” created in recent years pursue cross-sector strategies as part of their design, including blended formal/informal learning and real-world STEM internships/experiences for students. Materials from this Education Week webinar of January 2012 offer an introduction to STEM schools, including historical context, goals, a profile of Manor New Technology High School in Manor, TX. The webinar also touches on National Science Foundation-supported research into STEM schools, including how inclusive STEM-focused high schools “create opportunity and inspiration.”

Author: Education Week, 2012