How can we produce more STEM majors?
Even as the unemployment rate hovers above 8 percent, tech companies say they can’t find enough developers. Too few students pursue degrees in science and technology, even though those fields offer plenty of high-paying jobs — and job-creation opportunities. What can we do to produce more STEM graduates?
Why aren’t more of our children majoring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)?
Here are some simple suggestions that require no new significant inventions or massive funding.
We can reverse the current educational trend and encourage more women and minorities into the STEM fields.