What Does STEM Stand For? An Explanation of STEM and STEM-Based Courses

What does STEM Stand for in Education?


You may have heard the phrases “STEM jobs” or “STEM education”, but do you actually know what STEM means? STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. So STEM education revolves around the learning and teaching of these topics. STEM is often associated with being key to innovation, which is why you may have heard the acronym so frequently.





Due to STEM’s great innovation potential, some believe that STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) should be fully integrated into a child’s education. The involvement of these STEM subjects in everyday learning life will encourage young people to take up a career in STEM.


Under the surface, learning STEM knowledge doesn’t just enable the student to learn about science or maths but majorly enhance skills of problem-solving, exploratory learning, and critical thinking. Therefore, making STEM education invaluable for a school or home school student.





Learning STEM Skills


There are many ways to get into STEM learning. Rewise Learning offers many courses and resources which supplement school or home school learning. These STEM learning resources are hands-on and engaging which makes learning fun for students of all abilities.





Rewise Learning STEM courses include skills such as building, coding, and decoration. Our courses can be adapted to the students involved making them bespoke to you. Some Rewise STEM Courses include:

  • Coding Camper Walkthrough

Rewise LearnThruTech Coding Camper kit is a unique new learning tool to help develop problem solving, STEM-based learning, and critical thinking skills. Build your own remote-controlled Surf Bus and have fun discovering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The perfect gift for an enquiring mind.



  • Coding Car Walkthrough

The LearnThruTech Coding Car kit is a unique learning resource to help develop problem solving, STEM-based learning, and critical thinking skills. Build your own remote-controlled race car and have fun discovering STEM. The perfect addition to current school curriculum.



  • TechTuk Walkthrough

Our Tech Tuk kit gives a travelling twist on learning coding and engineering skills. The STEM Kit helps develop problem solving, STEM-based learning, and critical thinking skills. Build your own remote-controlled Tuk Tuk and have fun discovering STEM based subjects.


  • Bitbox Bluetooth Speaker Walkthrough

Learn to build your own Bluetooth controlled speaker and play all your favourite tunes with our Bitbox Bluetooth Speaker Walkthrough. Boost your STEM skills and build, code, and decorate your own useable speaker.



To find out more about how we can create bespoke STEM courses for your class or home school student look at our page or contact us below!






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