According to the US Labor Department, the 10 fastest growing occupations from 2008-2018 are STEM-related careers. That is one of the many reasons we are excited to announce that STEM programming is coming to our Kenowa Hills elementary schools this February!
STEM will be an elective added to elementary student curriculum in addition to art, music, physical education, and Spanish. Students will cover four key units:
Learning in a STEM classroom is highly engaging, hands-on, and interactive. Students will learn about their specific unit while incorporating curriculum standards around math and science. They will work collaboratively, solve real-life problems, and start gaining important skills such as teamwork and project management; skills that will prepare them for a successful future in college and/or career.
Ninety-three of the 100 STEM occupations had mean wages significantly above the all-occupations average
– US Dept. of Labor