STEM Teaching

Stanford student in field catching bugs in a net. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford VPTL.
Aug 25, 2015
These students learn much more than biology and geology: they do science in the field and become science teachers themselves.
Prof. Anne Friedlander skydiving, close shot of her face in an ecstatic yell
Apr 14, 2015
When creating a video, harness the power of storytelling and take advantage of your students’ innate ability to make connections and ask questions about your subject. Seligo explains how he helped to create a series of videos for Stanford’s Human Biology Program.
Headshot, Prof. Sarah Billington
Apr 1, 2015
How these two engineering profs transformed their course, including new roles for the course assistants.
Scientist in lab coat, goggles, reaching into lab equipment
Mar 23, 2015
This researcher set out to improve her department's lab courses and students' feelings about them. Here's how she succeeded at both.
Two students work together at the board. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Mar 15, 2015
Watch how one physics instructor is changing up the traditional lab structure to make class more exploratory and imaginative.
Heather Lewandowski in the lab
Feb 26, 2015
This U Colorado professor discusses what they did to their lab courses to turn their students into researchers.
Three women smiling for a photo after a day of work. They are all wearing hard hats and jump suits.
Feb 25, 2015
Over the last few decades, the number of women in STEM fields has been growing substantially, yet stereotype threat still lingers and a gender gap still exists.
Hands holding a test tube
Feb 20, 2015
We often think that an ideal lecture is clear, concise, and easy to understand, but this may not be effective when students have incorrect prior knowledge.
Prof. Richard Felder teaching in classroom
Jan 8, 2015
Richard Felder tells you--and shows you--how to use active learning techniques in this video.
Student in physics lab. Photo by Rod Searcey for Stanford CTL.
Dec 11, 2014
Discuss with colleagues the "competencies" that sci/eng students need.


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