Astronauts in the Classroom: The Impact on Student Engagement

Engaging students in the classroom, especially in subjects like math and science, has been a perennial challenge for educators. The traditional educational model often fails to ignite the natural curiosity and excitement that are crucial for learning, particularly in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. In an effort to combat this issue, the…

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Understanding the Gap in STEM Education

STEM education has become a cornerstone for fostering innovation and economic growth. However, not all students are benefiting equally from these opportunities. According to Pew Research Center, Black students are particularly underrepresented in key STEM fields such as math, engineering, and physical sciences, earning no more than 5% of these degrees. This stark underrepresentation suggests…

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Aligning Education with the UN SDGs: A Roadmap

Education is a cornerstone for sustainable development, and aligning educational practices with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is critical for creating a more equitable and sustainable future. The UN SDGs are a collection of 17 global goals designed to be a “blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all” by…

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