STEM refers to an intense education in the disciplines of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Stem education includes formal and informal education in all age groups ( from pre-school education to post-doctoral education)
Supporters of STEM studies defend that engineering education must be prevalent by joining into other fields and must begin at younger ages even in the primary school age .
In addition, they demand that STEM education must be not only for highly gifted children but all children.
President Obama has appropriated funds for states in order to educate teachers about the STEM expanding the “Mathematics and Sciences Partnership” project in the 2012 budget of the USA.