Wow, starting another year! I always reflect on my teaching practices and how my students are learning.
Questions I ask myself:
- Are my students learning?
- Are they engaged?
- Are they enjoying learning?
- Are they loving school?
- Are they becoming lifelong learners?
This year while reading, these words stuck out to me:
Learning by doing!
I feel that STEM totally encompasses those words! STEM is doing the learning. So, as I plan for my students and a New Year, my goal is to plan for more STEM activities in my classroom. How can I incorporate skills (important TESTED SKILLS) into my lesson plans by having my students “doing?”
Some of the activities my students will be DOING: