Books Stem to Story

  • Autor: 826 National
  • Editor: John Wiley
  • Last data published: 17 March 2015
  • ISBN: 1119001013
  • Format: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 336 pages
  • File Size: 28MB
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Description Stem to Story de 826 National:

Bring STEM to life for students with zombies, rockets, celebrities, and more STEM to Story: Enthralling and Effective Lesson Plans for Grades 5-8 inspires learning through fun, engaging, and meaningful lesson plans that fuse hands-on discovery in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with creative writing. The workshop activities within the book are the innovative result of a partnership between 826 National's proven creative writing model and Time Warner Cable's Connect a Million Minds, an initiative dedicated to connecting young people to the wonders of STEM through hands-on learning. Authentically aligned with both the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards, this book provides teachers, after-school and out-of-school providers, and parents with field-tested lessons, workshops, and projects designed by professionals in each field. Including reflective observations by arts and science celebrities like Jon Scieszka, Mayim Bialik, and Steve Hockensmith, lessons feature bonus activities, fun facts, and teaching points for instructors at every level. These quirky, exploratory lessons will effectively awaken student imaginations and passions for both STEM and creative writing, encourage identity with scientific endeavors, and make both science and writing fun. Grades five through eight is the critical period for engaging students in STEM, and this book is designed specifically to appeal to and engage this age group. The guided curricula fosters hands-on discovery, deep learning, and rich inquiry skills while feeling more like play than school, and has proven popular and effective with both students and teachers. * Awaken student imagination and get them excited about STEM * Fuse creative writing with STEM using hands-on activities * Make scientific principles relevant to students' lives * Inspire students to explore STEM topics further The demand for STEM workers is closely linked to global competitiveness, and a successful future in STEM depends upon an early introduction to the scientific mindset. The challenge for teachers is to break through students' preconceptions of STEM fields as "hard" or "boring," to show them that STEM is everywhere, it's relevant, and it's loads of fun. For proven lesson plans with just a dash of weird, STEM to Story is a dynamic resource, adaptable and applicable in school, after school, and at home.

826 NATIONAL is a network of nonprofit creative writingand after-school tutoring centers dedicated to supporting students,ages 6 to 18, with opportunities to explore their creativity andwriting skills, and to help teachers get their classes excitedabout writing. 826 National's services are based on theunderstanding that great leaps in learning can happen withone-on-one attention, and that strong writing skills arefundamental to future success.

JENNIFER TRAIG is the author of the memoirs Devil inthe Details and Well Enough Alone, and the editor ofThe Autobiographer's Handbook.


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