Want to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists? For a few hours of your time each month, you can do your part to help prevent the planet from slipping into an idiocracy
– if it isn't already too late. Once students hit grade 8, apparently half have already lost any interest in STEM subjects.
(source: TryEngineering Together)
So...the IEEE has teamed with Cricket Media to create TryEngineering Together
, facilitating eMentoring relationships between techies just like you and students in grades 3-5.
My colleague Nicole DiGiose over at sister pub EBN has written about this in much more depth. Go check it out – change a kid's life.