There is a widely recognized crisis in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education. There is a huge demand for such educated kids but a very low supply. And it’s also now known that if schools don’t grab kids interest in K-2, it probably won’t happen. On this show Dennis Kleinman, who developed Reading Rainbow, explains the brand new teaching tool; it is internet based, interactive, and easy for teachers. And the well-animated characters are called Quinks. Listen in and see why. This can bring help where it is most needed: high poverty/low income areas.

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