Posts Tagged ‘STEM practices’

Gifted Students Explore the Space

Nowadays space exploration has gained a lot of attention all over the world. Therefore, in my opinion, the required human resources on this subject should be raised especially from an early age and the approaches of the education system should be organized accordingly.  My group of students in this...

Teaching STEM While Social Distancing: Sharing Knowledge and Overcoming Challenges

Many countries around the world are in lockdown during the novel COVID-19 pandemic, while many more countries have adopted strict social distancing rules that have forced STEM teachers to conduct online lectures to their stay-at-home students. This poses a number of challenges in the entire education sector, and it...

Science Center MUDIC: we continue to share STEM experiences from home

The Didactic and Interactive Science Museum of Vega Baja del Segura of the Valencian Community (MUDIC-VBS-CV) is located in facilities of the Miguel Hernández University and is a science center dedicated to presenting universal laws and principles, as well as, scientific phenomena so that they transcend time and context,...

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...

Teachers Training in Pandemia Times

Schools are in a holiday period and they have been going on distant education activities in Turkey from the middle of March. This process has shown how important the use of technology is for teachers. Perhaps it was the first time for many teachers to teach remotely. In that...

Effective Mentoring as Part of the Training of Science Teachers

Carrying out practical experiments is judged an essential aspect of science teaching.  Indeed, some schools consider it best practice to perform a practical activity in every science lesson. Generally, practical activities aim to teach students how to develop hypotheses, design and carry out experiments, make observations and report them, interpret...