STEAM education has become monumentally important in classrooms, and for good reason–the skills students learn in STEAM classes and programs can help prepare them for advanced education classes, training programs, and the workforce.

A focus on STEAM education doesn't mean students have to pursue careers in the field--those STEAM experiences are important regardless of students’ eventual career paths. Even if students don’t pursue jobs in tech fields like computer programming or engineering, the skills they learn are easily applied in other fields.

1. One junior high school in Texas has made it a mission to engage all students...

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