Category Archives: Education

This Is How the Latest Research Could Revolutionize How We Teach Math

Mathematics teaching has changed significantly in recent years. Digital tools for teaching mathematics emphasize problem solving, game playing, and hands-on learning. Also, collaboration and critical thinking have gained importance. Now, the latest research in mathematics education could further revolutionize the way we teach math to children . . . ┬áby having them use their fingers.… Continue Reading

Students Excel on National Technology and Engineering Exam

In recent years, many educators have designed special programs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines for middle school students. For example, one exciting STEM initiative in North Carolina brings middle school students on a tour of local businesses and academic institutions focused on STEM fields. Efforts such as these seem to be paying… Continue Reading

Hands-on Agricultural Experiences and STEM: What You Need to Know

Hands-on Agricultural Experiences and STEM: What You Need to Know

The most effective lesson plans in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education are interactive, meaning they provide opportunities for hands-on learning. In this kind of education, students learn through experience, rather than passively absorbing information. One US city has taken a unique direction with experiential and interactive learning in STEM. In Birmingham, Alabama, seven… Continue Reading