STEM Education: Developing 21st century problem solvers
National Teacher of the Year Finalist, Rob Stephenson, presents instructional strategies and the integration of STEM education challenges in his third grade classroom. He articulates why STEM education needs to become a part of every child's learning experience at home, at school, and within the community. Mr. Stephenson gives stakeholders practical advice on how adults can foster and protect children's natural desire to discover and invent in order to stimulate the next generation of perseverant problem-solvers.
Rob is the 2010 National Teacher of the Year Finalist, 2009-2010 Michigan Teacher of the Year, 2006 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, SMART Exemplary Educator, and WKAR PBS Television "Science Minute" Host... What else can we say?