STEM Skills and STEM Careers
Thomas Boe is a Senior Manager of Instructional Design for Edmentum's Curriculum Development department, and has been with the company since 2006. His academic background includes a B.A. in Physics from Carleton College, and an M.S. in secondary education from the University of Minnesota.
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In the fall of 2014, the Plato Courseware team started working on a brand-new series of courses for middle school English. They needed to dig into what strategies, tactics, features, voice, etc., work most effectively to engage middle school students, especially in English language arts (ELA).
Although education has several key goals, most of us agree that K–12 education should help prepare students to be college and career ready. States are adopting revamped Career Technical Education (CTE) to ensure that students have access to rigorous, relevant, courses that will prepare them for both post-secondary education and the workforce.