Imagine if your school-age child had the opportunity to build a robot, dissect an animal in a virtual science lab, and bend the laws of physics without leaving home. Virtual reality (VR) continues to open up a world of opportunities for several industries including manufacturing, healthcare, construction, military training, and, of course, gaming.
Manufacturing Stories highlighted a list of fun ideas to keep kids learning through the summer, focusing on STEM and integrating curiosity, critical thinking, and fun. Check out these activities and more.
The 4th of July is one of the best holidays for STEMists! Firstly, it’s a great way to get kids engaged in celebration preparation. Secondly, it’s a chance to do some super groovy STEM activities. From yummy recipes, to watching the night sky light up with fireworks, above all STEMists are bound to show up for America’s big celebration! As a result, we’ve put together 5 STEM-related ways to celebrate and have a fun-filled Fourth of July.
Distance learning can feel impersonal and inaccessible, but there are ways to help students feel a sense of connection and access academic material.
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Keeping your school’s infrastructure up to date is about more than investing in powerful computers: now that the global health crisis has forced schools to rely more and more on technology in order to implement first distance learning and then blended learning, teachers and students in many countries are being faced with the flaws in their ecosystems.
Not all schools were prepared for this sudden transition, and many have learnt by experience that even equipping the campus with the latest devices is not enough to claim that your institution can boast state-of-the-art educational technology—what if the campus itself becomes inaccessible?
How can you make your virtual classroom more pleasant and rewarding? Start with improving your virtual classroom management skills. Which traditional classroom management strategies and approaches can you apply in the virtual classroom? What teaching styles and methods can you use to be effective in your online lessons?
Explore a few helpful tips for virtual classroom management that work for both group and individual lessons.