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May 19, 2020 03:15 PM EST - EST
Michael Comer and Joanne Vasquez, authors of STEM Lesson Essentials and STEM Lesson Guideposts, presents Developing STEM Lessons with the W.H.E.R.E. Model:
Creating integrated STEM experiences provides an opportunity for educators to realize the goal of the new science standards by developing learning experiences that are engaging, relevant and of personal importance to the students. It should connect the acquisition of new knowledge to the goals of the classroom instruction by building on the student’s own life experiences or interests. The authors will introduce the W.H.E.R.E. model, a template for planning your own STEM units. The W.H.E.R.E. Model includes five key components, or guideposts: