STEM/STEAM

Introducing STEM concepts in the early learning environment may seem daunting. According to NAEYC, research shows that the earlier we guide and support children's wonder about the world--and thereby identify opportunities for children to acquire foundational STEM skills--the more successful they are in all areas of learning later on. We hope these articles about introducing STEM in the preschool classroom are helpful.

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