Lou Franco on the DIGITS project, closing the STEM gap

By // April 8, 2015

LightHouse is thrilled to be connected to local programming expert, Lou Franco.  Lou is part of our Tech Advisory Team, an occasional writer for Adecco, and a volunteer for the Massachusetts DIGIT project, bringing inspired STEM education to middle schoolers. Following is an excerpt from Lou’s recent post on his work with DIGITS.  You can read the whole piece on … Read More

Is STEM education “dangerous”?

By // April 2, 2015

We hear a lot about so-called STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math) these days in conversations about education. Over the past decade there has been a noticeable national shift toward focusing on improving our input–educational programs and resources–and output–successful graduates–within STEM areas. As the United States lags behind other countries in certain measures of student performance in these fields, there … Read More