Math & Science Education
- Child development and early understanding of math.
- Conceptual understanding of science.
- Social and motivational involvement in STEM.
- Assessment of learning.
- Women in STEM.
Engage Your Students
How much math and science homework is too much?: More than 70 minutes is too much for adolescents, researchers find.
New ways to teach math and engage more students in STEM studies: Psychological research presented at APA's convention challenges traditional approaches.
Staying power: What does it take to keep talented students in STEM fields?
Specialized public science, math and technology high schools: Are graduates of specialized public high schools more likely to pursue STEM careers?
Women and STEM
Psychological research in cultural diversity: Black women express more interest in STEM majors than white women, but earn fewer STEM degrees.
Women with disabilities in STEM education: This project aims to develop research agenda to identify barriers and promote successful outcomes for women with disabilities in STEM education.
Psychology as a STEM Discipline
APA's task force report on psychology as a STEM discipline will help you understand:
The definition of STEM and psychology as a basic science.
Why psychology is inconsistently recognized as a core STEM discipline.
Recommendations to fix the problem.