Posts Tagged ‘STEM’

Why do gadgets replace specialized equipment in STEM classrooms? 

Picture: PureSolution_jpeg How has classroom equipment evolved? Specialized equipment has been an essential part of education processes for ages. Dummy swords in medieval ages, wooden toys, later dice, globes, maps had become essential part of learning and training. When the classroom emerged as a learning environment, some of its physical...

Mindstorm to Brainstorm – An example of cooperation between European Schools in STEM education

Over the recent years, the introduction of robots in learning situations (Educational Robotics) has established itself as an emerging pedagogical tool in addressing various curriculum subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Technology Education or even expressions and Arts) in different age levels particularly in universities, polytechnics and vocational education which are held...

Felder-Silverman Learning Styles Model and Lithuanian Intelligent Future School Project for STEM Education

Image: Shutterstock/Positive thinker_jpeg “One size fits all” approach doesn’t longer work in education. We strongly believe that future school means personalization plus intelligence. It’s the essence of Lithuanian Intelligent Future School (IFS) project organised by Vilnius University in collaboration with 40 Lithuanian comprehensive schools. IFS project is aimed mainly...

Investigating primary maths beyond the classroom

Teaching Mathematics in the primary is less about teaching content and more about the learning process. This shift in the teaching approach demands that the teacher does not only present a written calculation (such as “5 + 8 = ?”),  but also present such a calculation in words by...

Maths ≠ calculating

Economy and technology progress puts maths at the very top of the list of priorities in the modern world. And yet we see mathematics is failing. Students think it is difficult and teachers find it as a huge struggle to move mathematics in their students forward. The question comes:...