Progress for the STEM education movement must continue to improve, especially for students in underrepresented communities hard hit by COVID-19. We know that STEM-related education holds opportunities for students, but STEM learning must become more evenly distributed.
It’s imperative that we address barriers to STEM education now so that students won’t suffer later. Here are three ways we can bring equity to STEM education.
1. Prioritize educator support
Educators, like their students, are constantly learning. If we want to support every student, we must first ensure that teachers are equipped to do so. Every educator should have access to tools and support to grow.
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