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We Need More STEM Teachers

In the News | May 18, 2017

A new commentary piece in Education Week provides recommendations for sending more STEM majors into teaching. Math for America is cited as an organization that increases the prestige of teaching so that college students want to go into teaching and then stay in the classroom.

“A recent report found that student misconceptions about the teaching profession, as well as a lack of discussion on the part of professors, contribute to the current shortage of STEM teachers.

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Support programs that improve the professional life and community of STEM teachers, (include) Math for America which provides professional development for math and science teachers.”

Read the full article here.