• Strategy: Supporting Youth Development Through STEM
  • Skill: Giving Youth Control

Where Are You Stuck?

Notice how the facilitator nudges learners to find their own solutions as they create the algorithms that control their agents in the virtual world.

Video-Based Learning Module

As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

  • Notice how often Pete asks questions or gives an answer. Which does he do more often?
  • How do learners benefit from explaining what they are doing? Is this an effective strategy?
  • What other nudges can help learners solve their own problems when they are coding?

Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

  • Why does asking questions support learning better than giving answers?
  • What is your best strategy for encouraging independent problem-solving