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Teaching STEM Through Historical Reconstructions: The Future Lies in the Past ARTICLE

, James Madison University, United States ; , California State University, Long Beach, United States ; , Georgia State University, United States ; , International Technology and Engineering Educator Association, United States

CITE Journal Volume 15, Number 3, ISSN 1528-5804 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Waynesville, NC USA


Although we would agree that the components of STEM do not need to be taught all together, all the time, authentic exemplary integrated STEM curricula are difficult to find. When educators refer to integrated STEM teaching and learning, they often mean SM (science and math) or TE (technology and engineering), and one might even find STM or SEM. Integrated STEM is defined in this paper as a lesson that combines all aspects of STEM: science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a unique way that is dependent upon all of the fields.


Slykhuis, D.A., Lisa, M.H., Thomas, C.D. & Barbato, S. (2015). Teaching STEM Through Historical Reconstructions: The Future Lies in the Past. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 15(3), 255-264. Waynesville, NC USA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved August 19, 2018 from .

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