Jul 02 2012

ISTE 2012: The Future of STEM In Education

  • More students need to be encouraged to participate and engage in STEM.
  • Tinkering is important. Passive courses where math and science are siloed should remain in the past.
  • It's also important to give students a variety. STEM is important, but nothing beats a well-rounded education.


  • Mark Washington, director of technology and media services for the Port Huron Area School District, Mich.
  • Karen Cator, director of the Office of Educational Technology for the Dept. of Education
  • Cameron Evans, national technology officer for Microsoft Education
  • Dr. Manuel Isquierdo, superintendent for the Sunnyside Unified School District, Ariz.
  • John Williams, chief technology officer for Nashville Metropolitan Public Schools

For more on ISTE 2012, visit our ISTE 2012 Conference page.