STEM is a hot topic in education these days, but moving forward with purposeful STEM instruction is easier said than done. Dr. Kristopher Elliott, director of STEM for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, addresses how agriculture may be the answer to bringing STEM instruction into context for students. “Agriculture is a great option for teachers to engage students in STEM concepts in a way that directly and indirectly impact their lives,” Dr. Elliott notes in a recent blog post for the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture.
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