The STEM Education Blog

3 Ways Math Anxiety May Be Holding Your Students Back

Nov 12, 2018 2:01:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in Science, Math & Computer Science

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Math anxiety is a phenomenon that occurs when students who have trouble in math begin to develop a fear of the subject due to low self-confidence. As the anxiety grows, students are more likely to avoid the pursuit of STEM subjects. In this post, we will explore the ways that this occurrence can inhibit your students’ performance.

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3 Benefits Students Receive from Studying Contemporary Science

Nov 5, 2018 11:24:00 AM / by Christine Naab posted in Science, Math & Computer Science

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Looking at past scientific discoveries and repeating the processes scientists used to arrive at the outcome is often elaborated on in the classroom. Contrarily, contemporary science focuses on that which is left to be solved. By shifting focus to contemporary science in your STEM classroom, students will learn the investigation skills they need to solve the science problems of today.

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Easy Activities to Teach Students Coding

Oct 18, 2018 3:03:00 PM / by Christine Naab posted in Science, Math & Computer Science

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Coding is popping up seemingly everywhere, in every job field and in everyday life. More than ever, it is important that students have a strong understanding of how programming works. While there are a variety of online programs that offer to teach coding to your students, it can be difficult to understand where it’s best to begin. In this post, we will explore some of the best activities to do with your students to get started in coding.

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