STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) has entered the public realm as a major topic of conversation and a strategic initiative. Yet, there is ongoing debate about how to define STEM and what STEM means in terms of learning and instruction. In this podcast, Dr. Nadelson discusses his model that defines STEM on a continuum and looks at the range of methodologies for teaching STEM. This framework has led to the development and/or adoption of a number of programs that prepare pre-service and in-service teachers to teach STEM. He also outlines some key STEM education initiatives, including IDoTeach, a UTeach replication effort, and i-STEM, a teacher professional development program.
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/louis_nadelson/25/