Segment 1: There are a lot of acronyms in education. How do those phrases affect kids?
In the education world, 'STEM learning' refers to an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and math. Shortly afterwards, arts and reading were thrown into the mix changing the acronym from STEM to STEAM and now STREAM. On this episode, we dive into a conversation on how terminology and buzzwords shape modern learning.
- Martha McCabe, executive director, KC STEM Alliance
- Heidi Van, artistic director, Fishtank Theatre
- Rob Furman, elementary school principal and education futurist
Segment 2, beginning at 38:08: New health findings on Black, queer-identified men in Kansas City.
The results of an extensive study on the health and wellbeing of Black, same-gender-loving men in Kansas City were recently released. We learn about the science behind the survey and how the results will impact the local community moving forward.