Why STEM / STEAM?

An introductory presentation for the March 2015 STEM Institute in São Paulo, Brazil by Dr. Wesley Fryer. Access resources on http://camp.stemseeds.org/home/march2016

PRESENTATION OUTLINE

WHY STEM?

BY @WFRYER @STEMSEEDS
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CURIOSITY

MATTERS

TEAMWORK

MATTERS

MAKE STUFF

STUDENTS LIKE TO

INVENT THE FUTURE

WE NEED TO

COMPLIANCE OVER CREATIVITY

TRADITIONAL SCHOOL VALUES
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STUDENTS NEED TO BE EQUIPPED

TO RESPONSIBLY HANDLE FREEDOM

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

WITH DEADLINES AND MILESTONES IS VITAL
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MAKER & HACKER MINDSET

WE NEED TO ENCOURAGE THE
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ARE INTERDISCIPLINARY

ALL THE WORLD'S PROBLEMS

NOT "BANKING" EDUCATION

STUDENTS ARE ENGAGED VIA COMPLEX CHALLENGES
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ARE TRULY EDUCATIVE

ONLY EXPERIENCES

LOVE SCHOOL!

STEM CAN HELP YOUR STUDENTS TO

WHERE WE ARE DEEP

WE WRITE BEST