This STEM-focused district hands out paychecks along with report cards
The Hechinger Report
OCTOBER 16, 2017
Their work is a version of what educators call project-based learning, which means gaining knowledge by solving problems rather than by studying textbooks. Related: An urban charter school achieves a fivefold increase in the percentage of its black and Latino graduates who major in STEM. Teachers push [academic] standards into these projects,” and schools don’t “want projects where kids are just an extra set of hands.”. STEM gives me challenges to think about.