A blueprint that makes for a better employee

SmartBrief Education’s Path to Workforce content series brings you original content and events on the topic. Path to Workforce is our vision of college and career readiness, encompassing K-12, adult learners, career changers, non-traditional students and those who forgo a traditional four-year college experience. In today’s world, CEO’s stress that their corporations need highly qualified and
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Will STEM Education Be The Child Left Behind?

Leaders in business, education and politics love to talk up how important Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education is for America’s future. Innovations! Jobs! Progress! are all at stake, they often argue. Just last week, President Obama hosted scores of mostly young people for an evening of stargazing and fun space talk at the
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Tips for setting up a Maker Space in your School

As STEAM, an increasingly popular approach to education that goes one better than STEM to include the arts in it too, becomes more prevalent in schools; there are increasing numbers of maker spaces popping up.  These areas provide creative and hands-on ways to encourage children to invent, build, experiment and design while the engage more
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5 Ideas for introducing STEM into your School

When implemented in the right way, STEM or Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics skills can help kids on the road to great and rewarding careers in industries where there are some of the most in-demand and highest paid positions.  With time, STEM skills are only going to become more valuable. Teaching STEM in school is
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