Tag Archives: STEM

“In the past, children were playing together with a ball. Today, they play with smartphones. We need to find a way to communicate with them in their language.” – Julia Janosikova, Slovakia

      Julia Janosikova Physics, Mathematics and Informatics Teacher Zakladna Skola, Zahoracka Malacky, Slovakia @JuliaJanosikova Bringing real-world activities into the classroom engages students and gives educators new ways to connect with them. This philosophy not only directs MIE Expert … Continue reading

Higher expectations lead to better results – Jeff Charbonneau, USA

Jeff Charbonneau Science Teacher and STEM Coordinator at Zillah School District and Washington Student Achievement Council Member Washington, USA @JeffCharbonneau “I have learned that by setting my expectations higher than most would consider ‘high school’ appropriate, students respond by doing … Continue reading

“I am focused on each student’s growth. If each student can come away with knowledge that will enhance their personal or professional life, then we have both succeeded.” – Pamela Orbison, computer science teacher, USA

Pamela Orbison Business, Finance, IT and Computer Science Teacher; Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Rowan Salisbury Schools in Salisbury, North Carolina, USA Pam Orbison (@CLMS_CTE on Twitter How one teacher manages testing pressure “It seems that a score on a test determines … Continue reading

“Quality teachers and educational supplies should be evenly dispersed throughout the country. Until this is a reality, it is up to the students to go back into the communities with poorer education systems and give them a boost!” – Tiffany Davis, USA

“I think the reason girls are not getting involved in computer science and in STEM is that they are not exposed to the various fields that are part of STEM careers.” – Nikita Rau, USA

“The more we can get role models involved – people they can relate to and that are accessible – the more we can engage girls in STEM careers.” – Lisa Zagura, USA

“Students engage in and remember lessons from unique classroom experiences; the old lecture style formats do not work with today’s students.” – USA

“To find the cure to cancer or send us to Mars, we should encourage young girls to enter STEM careers.” – USA

“Education makes me an active member of the society who can bring positive changes in the field of Science and Mathematics” – India