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GS Chandy

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Re: Mathematician
Posted: Oct 15, 2010 8:47 AM
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Shimon Zimbovsky posted Oct 12, 2010 6:05 AM:
> At the risk of sounding critical, I wander if we need
> to be so preoccupied with acronyms. Does the term
> STEM really matter? At the core, we should focus on
> how we educate children and young adults in the
> fields of science, technology, engineering and math
> rather than how these subjects are categorized.

I totally agree - this preoccupation with acronyms (and not the actuality that they may represent) often does tend to diffuse the focus of many arguments and discussions.


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