Active Learning Examples

Active learning can take many forms. We are sure you are using some of these already but here we have compiled a longer list of active learning examples to hopefully help you expand your toolkit. If you need information on what is active learning, why it works so well, some strategies for applying active learning […] The post Active Learning Examples appeared first on Ajax Scientifc Ltd.

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Active Learning Strategies and Examples

Last post, we discussed what active learning is and some reasons why it is beneficial. Now, let’s dive into active learning strategies and examples for improvement in the classroom. In all probability, you are already are using some of them.  Active learning encompasses everything from pausing for reflection to experimental site visits. We begin by […] The post Active Learning Strategies and Examples appeared first on Ajax Scientifc Ltd.

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4 Ways to Get Girls into STEM

Getting girls into STEM has long been a topic of discussion. We came across a great article that had 4 great ways to get girls into STEM. We hope you take them to heart. Explain that girls actually outperform boys on STEM tests. Enroll them in informal STEM learning opportunities at camps or museums. Expose […] The post 4 Ways to Get Girls into STEM appeared first on Ajax Scientifc Ltd.

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Benefits of Spending Time Outside the Classroom for Student Success in Science

Get Outdoors for Science Classroom Success – Parents and Educators People are born natural scientists. At a young age, we are constantly asking questions. We touch as much as we can; test the limits of the physical world around us by experimenting with our surroundings. Well, it turns out that more time spent interacting with our outdoor environment at a young age is an important ingredient in developing critical skills and scientific curiosity in children.…

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