STEM Learning Must Go Beyond Memorizing Facts and Theories

Spread the loveBy Steven Korte There is a growing global demand for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) professionals. At the same time, experts in science education are calling for students to become more “scientifically literate.” This call, however, is about more than filling jobs. A basic understanding of scientific concepts, processes, and ways of thinking is critical for students to succeed in the world of today and tomorrow. According to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s 2014 report on the results of the international PISA 2012 science assessment, “An understanding of science and technology is central to a … Continue reading STEM Learning Must Go Beyond Memorizing Facts and Theories