As science teachers pursue Next Generation Science Standards, many wonder how STEM and NGSS match up. Can a good NGSS-aligned science lesson be a good STEM lesson too? Anne Jolly and guest Marsha Ratzel offer insights via the Matchstick Rocket Challenge.
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STEM curriculum expert Anne Jolly invites students to consider how to get the most out of the engineering design challenges they will be asked to solve in their middle school math and science classes, using innovative thinking, analysis and teamwork.
Anne Jolly offers her take on the debate over STEM education and the motives behind the movement to promote a STEM learning approach.
Jeff Charbonneau, science educator & 2013 National Teacher of the Year, talks about STEM education & his relationships-first teaching philosophy.
To help readers grasp how engineering principles are integrated into math & science curriculum, Anne Jolly reveals the anatomy of a real STEM lesson.
STEM Launchers — brief activities that introduce the engineering design process and the secrets of good teamwork — can help kick off a successful year.
Anne Jolly picks 6 global engi- neering challenges that can produce “real problems” for MS students to address through STEM lessons & projects.
Anne Jolly vows to continue working for a sustained, engaging process that leads to high quality student learning for every kid — even the kids like William.
Effective STEM programs require educators to experiment, analyze, and change things that don’t produce the best results. Here are 7 secrets of systemwide success.
STEM’s engineering design process can build wonder and excitement for learning, says Anne Jolly, benefiting not only the workforce but society.