Lynn presents a problem she's observed and asks students to model their thinking.
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In this activity, the facilitators make some changes to their activity in order to support youth. See what they do to shift the activity to be more student-centered.
A great way to give youth a voice in the learning is to have them create a project based on their interests in STEM. Watch and listen as Kevin guides youth, from a week-long summer STEM program, as they create a capstone project based on their study of Australian animals.
Developing a rubric together with youth is one strategy for effectively assessing youth outcomes when working on a STEM activity.
Youth are challenged to use a Makey-Makey to design a device that will complete a task.
Watch as Mr. Allen challenges youth to test their predictions regarding produce.
Jennifer talks about the importance of building relationships with youth as part of creating a comfortable and creative environment for STEM learning.
Effective collaboration involves more than putting youth together in groups.
Building an environment where youth are safe, supported and encouraged to be creative takes time.
When doing STEM, it’s important to ask purposeful questions, but what about when youth are struggling?