STEM fields in the modern workforce are poised to become occupations that will need much fresh talent in the future. As teachers, doing what we can now to blaze the trail for STEM education in the future benefits both our learners and the world immeasurably. Courtney Tanenbaum, main author and researcher of the STEM 2026 study, recognizes the growth of STEM as an educational contender:
“A strong science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is becoming increasingly recognized as a key driver of opportunity, and data show the need for STEM knowledge and skills will grow and continue into the future …”
Once your students decide on taking on STEM as a career choice, the next step is exploring which STEM fields they’re interested in and may be suited for. That’s what the infographic below is designed to help with. Which STEM Field is Right for You? explores some different STEM fields available as career options along with how students can choose the right one.