Overworked teachers and overburdened curriculum makes improving STEM programs a challenge, but there are solutions

Knowledge has become a commodity. We live in a society today were facts are at our fingertips through ready access to the internet and search engines. To keep pace, our educational system needs to focus less on memorization of facts and more on how to use facts and how to ask the right questions.

Regardless of one’s career, success in that field will be governed by the mastery of critical thinking. It's a challenge for educational systems around the world, but especially in the U.S., somewhat ironically,...

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Dr. Erika Ebbel Angle is the Founder and Executive Director of Science from Scientists. She received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry in 2012 from Boston University School of Medicine. In 2002, Erika founded Science from Scientists; the organization sends real, charismatic scientists into classrooms to teach engaging lessons to ensure the nation’s youth is competitive globally in STEM fields.