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How STEM & the Engineering Design Process Develop Problem-Solving & Critical-Thinking Skills

STEM certainly is a hot topic in education right now, and for good reason. A strong STEM curriculum does more than just focus on skill instruction; it provides learners with an integrated approach that brings together their knowledge from different core areas and allows them opportunities for tangible problem-solving that builds critical-thinking skills. High-quality, interdisciplinary STEM curricula provide valuable opportunities for students to learn and apply 21st century skills—like communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity—as well as build and strengthen Habits of Mind that will benefit them both in and out of the classroom. Arthur L. Costa notes in Learning and [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:33+00:00March 14th, 2018|

Learning Objectives: Creating “Maps” to Improve Student Learning

In my years in education, no single statement from a teacher ever shook me more than from a struggling individual who—in a stressful moment—proclaimed to me, “I don’t know what’s going wrong! I’m up there teaching, they’re just not learning!” Awful as that is, it was a good thing to hear for two reasons. First, this was that teacher’s reality. and we had to respond to the situation. Second, this statement clarified something that I think teachers take for granted: if you don’t know what’s going on, how can your students know what’s going on? As bad as I [...]

2018-08-18T04:59:37+00:00October 27th, 2017|