100Kin10 Launches Roadmap for Improving K-12 STEM Education

July 14, 2017

Philanthropy News Digest features a piece on the grand challenges system map showing how various challenges in STEM education are intricately interconnected:

Based on crowdsourced research and analysis conducted over two years, the network’s “Grand Challenges” website maps more than a hundred core challenges clustered under seven themes — preparation, prestige, instructional materials, teacher leadership, professional growth, elementary STEM, and the value of S, T, and E. For each challenge, ranging from the lack of racial and gender diversity among STEM teachers, to limited resources, to the perception of the importance of STEM disciplines, the map displays a “circle of influence” — “incoming influences,” or things that affect it, and “outgoing influences,” or those things it affects.

Read the full piece here.