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“Children who engage in scientific activities from an early age develop positive attitudes toward science, which also correlate with later science achievement, and they are more likely to pursue STEM expertise and careers later on.”
The Juneau STEM Coalition is a volunteer community group with the mission is to support Juneau to develop lifelong Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills.
We are a diverse group of people under a loose “STEM” umbrella. We seek to effect incremental and transformational change within the Juneau School District. We want to support our students to be innovative, collaborative, empathetic, resourceful, and persistent now and as adults. We want them to struggle – in the best sense of the word – with challenging and intriguing projects that integrate in real and meaningful ways across the traditional academic disciplines and throughout the Juneau community. We want them to speak up for themselves and for others.
STEM education is associated with many beneficial qualities, including inquisitiveness, critical thinking, creativity, problem solving, grit, collaboration, and innovation.
The Juneau STEM Coalition is working with teachers and STEM experts to bring real-life connections into Juneau classrooms, via S.E.E. (SouthEast Exchange.)
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