Why STEM Education

During the last few months, television ads have popped up all over showing cool jobs in cool companies with the tag line “STEM Utah, Curiosity Unleashed”. Why would businesses fund a $2.5 million media campaign promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)?The world of today is very different than previous generations and is full of technological advances that make our lives more and more productive. STEM education produces critical thinkers and problems solvers. These are the very skills that allow our children to compete for today’s jobs. National studies show…