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.

Design and technology in Stem

Design and technology in Stem
Ben Sedman Anne Guilford

Design and technology (D&T) is essential to the communication and understanding of STEM ideas, and is the school subject closest to engineering. Content within D&T relies heavily on science and mathematics. The use of scientific and mathematical concepts and principles, when designing and making products, provides meaning and relevance to children.

D&T is the only practical, hands-on, technical subject taught in schools. It plays an important role in providing children with imaginative, creative experiences, and develops a practical identity and a capability for innovation. The subject introduces children to the knowledge and skills required for creative design, innovation and engineering, essential for STEM. Children are encouraged ...

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