It starts with a spirit of inquiry, and also involves turning a robot into a bird—discover how science and art merge together in engaging ways.
Formative evaluation strategies can work well in online classrooms—with a few small adjustments.
Gamification in education has been the talk of the town for quite some time now, especially for the benefits a class can derive from a learning system based on rewards and improvements.
The use of game-design elements in non-game contexts, like education, has some untapped potential that can represent the next idea to make your online learning schedule even more engaging and entertaining.
By Lauren Groff
Of course, COVID-19 has had an impact on the world like no other event, and everything has changed, from the way we go to work and school, the way we act around each other, and the way we learn. But how has COVID-19 affected STEM learning specifically? What changes have been made and what direction are we heading in now we’re starting to see signs of a post-COVID world?
In today’s article, we’re going to explore everything you need to know.
I feel I should caveat this post by saying I don’t have any formal teaching qualifications. I have, however, volunteered as an instructor for Code First: Girls on their Introduction to Web Development course and delivered it twice now. So I have a bit of experience that I want to share with others who like me could (just about) code but had never taught coding before. Both times I have taught the course online using video conferencing software such as Zoom and Google Meet. This came with its own set of challenges that these tips also consider.
Here are my top tips for teaching coding remotely.
By Devin Partida
Automation and robotics are everywhere. They enable simple actions like autopay and other, more complex systems like production lines. Their uses throughout the world make them an industry of their own.
For teachers and professors, engaging STEM students of all ages is the biggest obstacle. However, with the right introduction, you can increase interest in this growing industry.
A monthly after-school activity guides students to have fun exploring science, technology, engineering, and math.
By Pete Barnes
A fifth-grade teacher shares ideas on how students can explore common phenomena with simple materials in and around their homes.
BY EILEEN BELASTOCK
Coding offers myriad benefits for students, including increased critical thinking and problem-solving skills