STEM Special

Preparing Future Technology Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Student doing science experimentWe’re all aware of the critical need to expand and improve STEM education in our schools. But it’s a challenge to meet that need with today’s strained resources.  (View our webinar, STEM & 21st Century Instruction: Affordable, Effective Solutions, and download our FREE white paper.)

Connections Learning by Pearson offers a cost-effective and flexible solution with almost 100 standards-based online STEM courses for all grade levels featuring:

  • Certified teachers who are STEM subject-matter experts.
  • A challenging online curriculum integrating teacher-led LiveLessons® sessions and iTexts from leading education publishers.
  • State-of-the-art virtual labs and simulations that bring coursework to life.
  • Online clubs that encourage students to explore interests ranging from chess to robotics.
  • Engaging technology skills lessons that make 21st century skills fun!

Teacher-Led, Student-Focused, and Results-Proven

Certified teachers are at the heart of every Connections Learning course. Specially trained in online instruction, our STEM teachers are subject-matter experts who use our rich multi-media curriculum to convey complex mathematic and scientific concepts effectively.

With regular student-interaction and sophisticated performance tracking tools, Connections Learning’s experienced teachers get results:

  • Connections Academy Advanced Placement (AP)® students outscore the national average on AP tests.
  • Our students’ standardized science test scores beat the state average in most states we serve.

Cost-effective and Customized to Your Needs

Whether you need a specific math course to challenge talented 10th graders, AP classes to reach an under-served school, or a full STEM program to meet state standards, Connections Learning can customize a turnkey solution that meets your students’ needs cost-effectively and seamlessly.

Why STEM Matters...

"Everyone has a stake in improving STEM education. Inspiring all our students to be capable in math and science will help them contribute in an increasingly technology-based economy, and will also help America prepare the next generation of STEM professionals-scientists, engineers, architects and technology professionals-to ensure our competiveness.”

Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education