Posts Tagged ‘physics’

Collaboration in STEM Teaching and Learning

STEM are often disciplines difficult to study and understand for young learners because they require effort and the activation of particular areas of the brain, such as the frontal lobe, which control the ability to make decisions and reasoning and develop from pre-school to even at the age of...

Covid-19 Quarantine: Time for Upskilling

The COVID-19 time has brought many challenges in several institutions including schools. Change in education brings along ‘loss, anxiety, and struggle’ (Marris, 1975). However, I believe teachers are among the first ones to be responding to this new reality and giving a lasting contribution to students, their schools, and...

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STEM and Sustainability

Image: windmills-984137_960_720 Sustainability in STEM subjects can be a great way to link standard physics, science and mathematical concepts to topics applicable to the real world and of interest to students. Education is being called upon to prepare responsible citizens to meet the complex challenges we are currently facing as...

Where do I find hands-on Physics resources?

Experimentation, whether it is structured or not, is a fundamental aspect of learning Physics, not only because of the role it plays in the scientific research itself that we must present to our students, but also because of its cognitive importance as it is linked to carrying out experiments...

From coding to modeling

  Scratch is a free visual programming environment. It’s used by students, teachers, parents to create stories, animations, games (serious games and not only). In Scratch you can learn to code without giving up creativity, collaboration (there are over 20 million shared projects), thinkering. But is it possible construct...

Teaching STEM lessons with the objects and collections of Museums (1)

Image: Shutterstock/Alexandr III_jpeg Museums are established institutions, but they also exist in a changing world. How can we find relations between museums and STEM education? What are the dimensions of “museum education” as a discipline of pedagogy and how do innovative approaches in the teaching of modern science apply...

The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webosphere) #6

Welcome to the Sixth post of the series “The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webosphere)” where we will share information on science and technology events, resources, news and any other random goodies we discover by staring at our computers every single day. Hope you enjoy and...