Solving the science teacher shortage

Mid-Maine Technical Center | Waterville, ME

According to the ACT (American College Testing), less than 1% of people who take the ACT are interested in becoming STEM Educators. Assistant Professor Kate Cook Whitt is looking to change that.

This video is a SRL STEM curriculum exercise that builds production skills by interviewing a researcher about making an idea a reality.

Story produced by Jasmine Lambert and Hailey Moore at Mid-Maine Technical Center High School in Waterville, Maine. Instruction provided by STEM SRL Connected Educator David Boardman.


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