The Robotic Future of STEM Education: A Look into Diverse Learning Approaches
By Katie Brenneman
There’s little doubt that science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will continue to be a vital aspect of our society for the foreseeable future. Even many industries that aren’t obviously STEM-based are still driven by a range of tech tools. Our everyday lives are populated by ever more advanced hardware and software. It’s no wonder, then, that a solid STEM education is considered essential for today’s students.
Yet, one of the prevalent challenges of STEM education is boosting engagement among a more diverse student base. This vital collection of subjects is still not always inclusive to learners from different backgrounds. Fortunately, robotics can be a powerful tool here. It’s a fascinating and engaging subject while also holding enormous potential for driving, supporting, and encouraging diverse STEM learning practices.