U.S. students are lagging behind those of other countries in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) proficiency. Meanwhile, K-12 STEM teachers--many of whom, instructing the earlier grades especially, may not have a degree in science or related fields--often must focus on trying to “teach to the test.” What if they could invite researchers into the [...]
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Mariette DiChristina, Steering Group chair, is dean and professor of the practice in journalism at the Boston University College of Communication. She was formerly editor in chief of Scientific American and executive vice president, Magazines, for Springer Nature.