A few years ago, the words oil and STEM would’ve had completely different meanings than they do today. Oil would’ve referred to my shiny T-zone and STEM would’ve meant flowers.
Today, the mention of oil still forces me to blot my face, but it also reminds me to change in the oil in my car! And STEM? Finally, educators have coined a term to encompass our focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics learning.