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Document Number: 10927

Bringing STEM to Scale through Expanded Learning Systems - Although low staff-to-student ratios and opportunities for project-based learning would seem to make after-school programs ideally suited to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning, that is not happening. Authors present a strategy and promising approaches for building after-school STEM programs. To address the STEM gap in expanded learning programs, expectations of programs must change and frontline staff must be supported with professional development in STEM. (Jessica Donner and Yvonne Wang, Shifting Expectations, April 2013)...

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