While we anticipated some of the findings (66% of survey respondents indicated STEM was a priority for their district), other findings were not as obvious to us when we sent the survey.
A sample of the results:
- 66% of respondents indicated STEM is a focus at the elementary level
- 22% of respondents believed it was difficult to find age-appropriate STEM curriculum for elementary students
- 44% of respondents thought of their districts as "technology-forward", and looked for technology-integrated curriculum tools for their elementary students
- 50% of respondents believed their students should learn engineering concepts by 2nd and 3rd grade
Read More: We examine the need for STEM education for the youngest students, and provide practical, hands-on solutions. Download a FREE copy of our eBook, A Simple Introduction to Elementary STEM to learn more.