Why Kids Need STEM Early and Often

Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD Beginning STEM education when a child is very young is a natural fit, not only because of a young child’s curiosity, but also because of the way a young brain develops.We learn throughout our lives by creating connections in our brains. Several factors affect these connections. We create new connections […]

Fund the Future: Teacher Pay Increase

Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD The passing of the 2019-2020 budget by Houston ISD, the largest public school district in the state of Texas, has naturally caused quite a stir, particularly with the controversy around teacher pay raises. The unanimous vote by the Texas House and Senate in support of House Bill 3, which approved an […]

Summer was Made for STEM

Written by: Reagan Flowers, PhD Throughout the year, educators work hard to give their students the STEM foundation they need to prepare for successful futures. The summer months may be a time to rest and relax, but parents can also help their children prepare for the upcoming school year with STEM activities during the break. […]

STEM Plays a Role in All Paths

Written By: Reagan Flowers, PhD C-STEM works with students, parents, teachers, and community partners to ensure every student has access to the best STEM education possible. Innovation and Technology are the future, and it continues to evolve every day, so the mission of C-STEM  is crucial for every child, not just those who plan to […]

The Promise of Women in Leadership

Written By: Reagan Flowers, PhD As we close out Women’s History Month, it is important to highlight the talent of women who are being tapped for leadership positions. There are amazing female leaders whose contributions to STEM are creating new futures for tomorrow’s students.  The hard work of women in uncharted territory is opening doors […]