Increasing the Competitive Edge in Math and Science by Janet S. Kettlewell,Ronald J. Henry,Dava C. Coleman,Rosalind

By Janet S. Kettlewell,Ronald J. Henry,Dava C. Coleman,Rosalind Barnes Fowler,Sabrina A. Hessinger,Sheila Jones,Charles Kutal,Amy S. Mast,Mary Jo McGee-Brown,H Richard Miller,Judith A. Monsaas,Frederick Rich,Nancy Vandergrift

The U. S. is wasting its aggressive part in technology, know-how, engineering, and arithmetic (STEM). Thomas Friedman warns that the USA isn't really generating sufficient children in STEM fields which are crucial for entrepreneurship and innovation within the twenty first century (The global Is Flat: a quick heritage of the Twenty-First Century, 2005).

Blue ribbon commissions and influential enterprise and nationwide leaders have issued studies at the seriousness of the placement yet little collective attempt has been made to develop recommendations to the STEM concern. expanding the aggressive part in Math and technological know-how lays out activities that may be taken through K-12 lecturers and directors, through better schooling school and directors, and by way of coverage makers operating collaboratively at school via collage (K-16) partnerships to organize American formative years for significant participation within the twenty-first century technological know-how and technologically-based economic climate. If the stairs defined during this booklet are in states all around the state, the ensuing activities will help the US to regain its aggressive side in technology and mathematics.

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