100Kin10’s2019 Trends Report identifies increasing STEM teacher diversity, greater focus on STEM subjects in early childhood education, and a rise in environmental literacy in response to student activism and interest as trends that will shape STEM education in 2020. While technology is part of many classrooms, 2020 is expected to bring a more comprehensive approach to the tools around digital literacy training for teachers and digital citizenship for students.
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Flinn Scientific, a trusted partner in science education and lab safety, has launched Flinn At-Home Science with extensive complimentary resources to help teachers and students continue their science and STEM education journey, even when the learning is taking place outside the school building. Teachers can integrate the content into daily learning experiences with on-demand and broadcast lab videos and webinars, as well as at-home activities and discounted lab kits. They can select digital STEM solutions for engineering, dissections, and AP science.