Me3D Case Study: STEM Education: Benefits of 3D Printing in the Classroom

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While highly informative, the majority of information taught in STEM courses can be rather abstract and technical. Unfortunately, this means that a lot of students will find it boring, which can decrease student engagement. According to Shelley Wright, an educator and Ph.D. student, “Starting in grade 6, student engagement begins to plummet, until about grade 9, when it bottoms out …

Case Study: STEM Studies

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In 2017, Parklands Christian College, launched a new subject STEM Studies for the Year 10’s.  In this blog, our speaker Kristie Schulz – Lead Teacher of Mathematics and Science  at EduTECH Asia shares the school’s journey with us. STEM Studies 2018 STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) at Parklands Christian College is not your typical STEM class. There are no robotics labs, we …

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The critical challenge of growing STEM education in the Philippines

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The debate surrounding the lack of science, technology, engineering & maths trained professionals seems to be taking place in every country across the globe. The arguments range from there being a shortage in the number of teachers, graduates and researchers to the problem being insufficient relevant and interesting jobs for those that pursue that academic route. In fact certain recent studies …