The Guam Education Board has approved a new set of science standards and STEM strategic plan for public schools on island, the Guam Department of Education stated in a release Wednesday.

During a recent meeting, the education board adopted the GDOE Next Generation Science Standards and the Science Technology Engineering and Math, or STEM, Strategic Plan. According to GDOE, the new standards and strategic plan will support and encourage STEM education from kindergarten through 12th grade.

NGSS is a new set of science standards that identify essential ideas in science that all public school students should master in order to prepare for college or careers, the release stated. The STEM Strategic Plan will map out the department’s approach to integrate STEM curriculum throughout the district.

Click here to read the full story in the Guam Daily Post (December 13, 2018)

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