CONTEMPORARY EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY
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Book Review: Philosophy of STEM Education - A Critical Investigation

Olivia Nichole Ritter 1 *

CONTEMP EDUC TECHNOL, Volume 8, Issue 1, pp. 99-102

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Abstract

This book’s value lies in the succinct provision of evidence that confounds simplistic views of the objectives and potential directions of STEM education. More importantly, this book elicits significant questions about how the proposed alternative conceptions of STEM may materialize. As an educator in a system dominated by high-stakes standardized testing, the authors’ perspectives concerning the importance of the intrinsic value of genuine learning and the aesthetics underlying the subjects of mathematics and science are refreshing and provide hope for potential change.

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