A hands-on STEM activity is demonstrated in this video with pre-K students. The teacher focuses on allowing the students to make and record observations about their outdoor garden at school. He fosters student-generated observations by asking open-ended questions.
Student engagement is the focus of this blog post that thoroughly explains the importance of STEM education. It also offers best practices as well as a comprehensive list of all considerations in order to optimize STEM education.
The NWEA provides a background of STEM including its definition and significance in today’s classroom. In addition, the article discusses the components that make STEM successful in the classroom so that teachers can implement the curriculum with confidence.