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The Student STEM Summer Academy brought together three dozen teachers and nearly 80 students from nine Delaware high schools to promote a deeper understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics – or STEM – curriculum. Hands-on interdisciplinary lessons were aimed at increasing the number of students considering an education or career in a STEM field. The academy, funded by a Delaware Mathematics and Science Partnership grant, and coordinated by UD’s John Jungck, director of the Interdisciplinary Science Learning Center, and Jon Manon, associate director of mathematics education within the Professional Development Center for Educators, is designed to fill the need for more interactive, interdisciplinary learning. Read more…