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Education - STEM & STEAM Education

Instructional Approaches

"...STEM instruction is typically accomplished through the use of problem-, project-, or design-based tasks to engage students in addressing complex contexts that reflect real-world situations"
                  from STEM Integration in K-12 Education, p 51


Burke, B.M. (2014). The ITEEA 6E Learning byDeSIGN[TM] Model: maximizing informed design and inquiry in the integrative STEM classroomTechnology and Engineering Teacher 73 (6), 14-19.

Larmer, J., & Mergendoller, J. R. (2010). 7 Essentials for Project-Based LearningEducational Leadership68(1), 34-37.

Savery, J.R. (2006). Overview of Problem-based Learning: Definitions and DistinctionsInterdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning 1(1), 9-20.

Lesson Plans and Resources

You may want to begin by reading the artice Six Characteristics of a Great STEM Lesson from Education Week online (free registration required).

Some sites with lesson ideas:

Doucette Resources

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