STEM future on tap at SXSW

March 16, 2018

March Magazine features a piece on 100Kin10’s SXSW EDU session and the local STEM landscape:

“The country’s top teachers and education experts gathered in Austin for SXSW EDU recently including Talia Milgrom-Elcott, founder of the national STEM teacher-training network 100Kin10.

Milgrom-Elcott explained why “You Can’t Solve What You Don’t Understand,” telling the story behind her organization’s unprecedented effort to combat the challenges that prevent people from choosing careers in teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Despite billions of dedicated dollars, there has been a failure to fix the nation’s public schools, a story familiar to other related critical social issues. The cause ranges from the lack of cultural prestige of teaching careers to the relatively low pay compared to other fields.”

Read the full piece here.