While coordinating STEM curriculum for grades 1-5, I observe students exploring the STEM process who are truly engaged with hands-on learning. For the most part, students LOVE it!
Sometimes I also see students who are not yet comfortable with taking risks.
They are not emotionally equipped for dealing with the disappointment of a great idea that doesn’t quite work out the way they wanted. They’re threatened by other students who have good ideas. They’re defeated when they can’t make their ideas work the [Read More…]