STEM

STEM Literacy: Fad or Future?

STEM literacy relates to a student’s ability to understand and apply concepts from science, technology, engineering and mathematics in order to solve complex problems. The goal of a STEM classroom is to promote higher order thinking skills, problem solving and…

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Backwards Design

Backwards Design:
Where clicker questions fit into a framework of assessment

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the purpose and approach that we take in various forms of assessment. Today I’d like to step back into a little bit of theory-land, and consider a broader framework of assessment, and the ways that…

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