How can teachers harness the power of STEM education and learning in the primary curriculum? This book gives practical STEM ideas for the classroom and supports teachers to make the most of opportunities for rich STEM experiences across the primary curriculum. This book:  – Explores the nature of STEM education and why it matters  – Highlights the opportunities for STEM learning across the curriculum  – Supports teachers to design and innovate engaging STEM learning experiences  – Includes a chapter on STEM in the early years.

Computing and Stem

Computing and Stem
Yasemin Allsop

Our understanding of how people learn has developed substantially over the years. We now know that in order for people to learn, the learner has to be both at the centre of the learning experience and also have opportunities to make connections across disciplines. The traditional way of teaching subjects in isolation is not the best way of teaching children. They need to learn the same material in different contextual settings. STEM gives children opportunities to investigate an idea in different contexts. For example, using the Scratch visual coding program children can learn to code, but if they create a circuit using Scratch they learn about electricity and circuits at the same time. Learning ...

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