Shannon

8
Aug

How to Create Inquiry Classrooms to Transcend STEM Education

The definition of inquiry is to seek truth, knowledge or information through questioning; we do this even before we learn to speak, and we continue seeking and questioning throughout our entire lives. The inquiry-based classroom’s foundation of learning is to use this natural process of questioning to teach through involvement.   STEM focuses on problem-solving by asking questions Advancements in

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5
Aug

Flipped Classroom Meaning for Individualized Learning

Have you ever looked out over the rows of desks, the faces of the students that are staring back at you with an almost distant look in their eyes and thought, “There’s got to be a better way!”? That way is through flipped instruction, often referred to as the “Flipped Classroom.” According to the flipped classroom model you work beside

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25
Jul

Introducing Game Based Elements in Today’s K-12 Classroom

Too often as adults we hear things like, “Life isn’t game,” and likely just as many times we think for a split second that it should be. Research has shown that game-based learning increases the amount of knowledge and skill retained through active participation and experimentation in learning. Game-based learning is teaching through game play, a method of testing an

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20
Jul

Teach Girls STEM Subjects to Make a Real Difference

The inherent nature of most girls is to nurture and to make a difference in the lives of others; when you teach girls STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), you enable them to learn skills and pursue career paths that can change the world. Every day women progress further and further into traditionally male-dominated careers such as law, business,

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