Classrooms around the world are full of students desperately seeking ways to remember facts and figures important for when they are finally tested on their knowledge of their chosen subject.
Science is such that it requires a high depth of understanding and an ability to demonstrate knowledge of multiple theories. So how do we create better learning environments? What makes one student excel in their exams and another fail?
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”William Arthur Ward
Education is always topical & in the news as nations drive to empower their young minds with knowledge and bring forth advancements across all subjects.
The ‘STEM’ subjects of science, technology, engineering and math are all currently on the radar as there is a serious lack of interest in these as a course choice. For those that do embark on any STEM course, they have a high chance of failure or of dropping out of the subjects altogether. What’s the reason for this?