Technology Education - The 'T' in STEM Education

“Scientist explores what is; Engineers create what has not been”

Theodore Von Karman

Dr. Ioannis (Yannis) Miaoulis has been President and Director of the Museum of Science, Boston since 2003.  In 2004, Miaoulis spearheaded creation of the National Center for Technological Literacy® (NCTL®) at the Museum. Supported by corporate, foundation, and federal funds, the NCTL aims to enhance knowledge of engineering and technology for people of all ages and to inspire the next generation of engineers, inventors, and scientists.


Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful, that's what matters to me.
Mr. Collings talks about the importantance of shop class.

Inside Collings Guitars: "Instrumental" by Tim Edwards



Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathmatics

The STEM initiative encompasses the four core disciplines listed above. These areas are "critical to the development of America's technological innovations".

The goal, increase the number of students in the science, technology, engineering and mathmatics careers.

Technology Education is at the forefront of the STEM initiative. This program covers both the T and the E.

There hasn't been this sort of push since the 1950's when the USSR launched Sputnik into space.


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