STEM education

5 STEM Careers You Didn’t Know Were STEM Careers

When you hear ‘STEM’, you probably think of jobs like scientist, machinery operators, engineers, and mathematicians. And that’s fair, those are very STEM-y jobs. However, there are lots more STEM jobs out there that people don’t think of when they hear ‘STEM’. Lots of innovative and cool careers actually include elements of STEM fields! FromContinue reading

Citizen Science Day 2019

Citizen Science Day is tomorrow, April 13th. Are you going celebrate? Or maybe you've never even heard of it? That's okay, that's what we're here for! Citizen Science Day is an annual event hosted by the Citizen Science Association. The event is dedicated to the celebration of how science and the general population harmonize. ThingsContinue reading

Career In STEM Featured – Innovation Destination Hartford

Connecticut business founder, mompreneur, and former high school teacher Ashley Pereira started her “action-oriented social enterprise” Greater Good Consultants LLC in 2012. In 2017 she launched her company’s latest initiative, Career In STEM®, an innovative online platform for science, technology, math, and engineering (STEM) career exploration. Innovation Destination Hartford Website Curator Nan Price spoke with Ashley about herContinue reading

Best STEM Books

One of the best ways to seamlessly incorporate STEM into your daily lessons is through books. For years books about technical subjects (like science, technology, engineering, and math) have gotten a bad rep, being perceived as boring, fact-heavy, and lifeless. But that is not the case with these books! Perfect for anyone ages seven andContinue reading

Postal Service Dedicated New Stamps Saluting STEM Education

The U.S. Postal Service’s STEM stamps acknowledge the role science, technology, engineering and mathematics play in keeping America a global leader in innovation. The STEM Education Forever stamps was dedicated during the 2018 USA Science & Engineering Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. These stamps celebrate the role of science, technology, engineering, andContinue reading

Why is STEM so Important?

Even though STEM surrounds us every day of our lives, so many people still don’t know what the acronym stands for or how big of a role it plays in our lives. STEM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics A recent study by Ranstad shows that over half of allContinue reading