ESTEEM is a take off STEM.  Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.  To STEM, we add Enterpreneurship and Environment/Society, making for ESTEEM.

What if we make public school education more relevant by allowing NYC students to become junior civic hackers like Pocholo in the NYCDataWell story?

Not only will it make their education more relevant (they're interacting with Open Data relevant to where they live), they're contributing to their neighborhood while exploring kidpreneurship.

Joel explores this in more detail here.