One of the challenges facing our nation and many others is getting children excited about science and other STEM fields. Google definitely has an interest in advancing STEM education as the next generation of its employees will come from the children of today.
One group that’s helping to bring STEM education to children around the world is Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization that produces Sesame Street and other educational programming around the world. In the latest Google TechTalk, Nadine Zylstra, VP Sesame Street Production & Programming and Supervising Director of Sesame Street, breaks down how their show teaches STEM subjects to children, and how best to convey these subjects to developing minds.
If you want to learn more about Sesame Workshop’s STEM initiative, check out the non-profit’s latest math-focused material.