Category: Teaching

The Cognitive Principles of Learning Underlying the 5E Model of Instruction

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The International Journal of STEM Education includes in its March issue The cognitive principles of learning underlying the 5E Model of Instruction, an article that outlines the principles from cognitive sciences on how people learn that underlie the 5E Model and that could theoretically explain the effectiveness of the model as a learning sequence.

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Teaching and Learning Integers in Math Bits

Teaching and Learning Integers in Math Bits

If we reflect on the common word problems on integers that students do in grade 7, it is a little worrisome to realize that the average third or fourth grader in Primary School could solve them too. These problems, or rather exercises, involve real-world contexts such as debts and assets, elevators, depths to which a…

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Bridging The Gender Gap In STEM Fields

STEM Is the Future According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs Report 2020, it is estimated that 85 million jobs may be displaced by 2025 for failing to respond to the demands of a future marked by a new division of labor between human beings and machines and algorithms. Instead, 97 million…

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A New Scientific Study Supports the Effectiveness of Science Bits

Science Bits Request a Demo

  A study published in the International Journal of Science Education by researchers from the University of Barcelona and the University Rovira i Virgili analyzed the short and long-term conceptual learning of students from two schools that adopted the Science Bits program in their science classes throughout the secondary education and compared it to two…

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The Importance of STEM Careers to Make a Better Future for Our Society

The importance of STEM careers to make a better future for our society

Today we are witnessing an unprecedented social and technological change on a global scale, and we are at the center of it. The digital age has revolutionized and transformed the dynamics of our everyday life and caused radical changes in most industries and productive sectors. Education and the workplace are the areas that best reflect…

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A New Scientific Study Supports the Effectiveness of Science Bits2

Science Bits Request a Demo

  A study published in the International Journal of Science Education by researchers from the University of Barcelona and the University Rovira i Virgili analyzed the short and long-term conceptual learning of students from two schools that adopted the Science Bits program in their science classes throughout the secondary education and compared it to two…

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