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Anjum Qureshi corresponding author
Nazir Qureshi


Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, abbreviated as STEM, is a promising field with increasing popularity due to its benefits in the modern world of globalization and modernization. Science and mathematics are the basics of the technological developments going on in the world. Thus, the children should be motivated to learn STEM from early school days. The minds of small kids are like a sponge, and they can grasp everything quickly. STEM education should be encouraged from childhood so that children like it and continue with it for higher education. This chapter discusses some of the challenges observed while encouraging children to learn STEM early and lists solutions.

STEM education, play based learning, gender gap

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The authors would like to acknowledge the Gram Panchayat (Elected Village Body) of Pellora Village in Chandrapur Distrct of Maharashtra, India for their support in completing this chapter.
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Qureshi, A., & Qureshi, N. (2021). Challenges and issues of STEM education. Advances in Mobile Learning Educational Research, 1(2), 146-161.


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