In recent years, the focus on technology in our society has led to new priorities in education, culminating in a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, widely known by the acronym “STEM.” STEM is well-intentioned in that the goal is to prepare children for lucrative careers in the twenty-first century. There is a negative side to this agenda if the study of the classics is neglected. While many may view a program of education based on the study of great literature, philosophy and music of the past as irrelevant, even passé, there are some positive elements to be embraced by supplementing the STEM emphasis with the arts, especially the classics.  


STEAM festival sparks interest among students

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STEM-logoCOLLEGE PARK – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities in Prince George’s County have really grown over the last couple of years and since they recently added the component of arts, many students are shocked at what they are learning.

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