STEM Teaching

Mar 11, 2014
Four skills to encourage in your STEM students, proven to help them succeed.
Feb 26, 2014
Nothing like handling an actual brain to inspire kids about science.
Feb 7, 2014
Are there really gender differences in STEM classes? Why is inclusiveness important? Research-based answers.
Jan 22, 2014
Photo:  Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service Audience:  Faculty
Carl Wieman standing behind faculty, seated at long table
Nov 15, 2013
How do we guide our students towards expertise? And what are we doing now that actually undermines it?
A post-doctoral student explains his work as others look on
Nov 6, 2013
A flipped classroom success. Assistant Professor Aneesh Nainani used seed grant funds from VPOL to flip his Nanomanufacturing class.
A group of Stanford faculty sit around a table discussing learning and teaching misconceptions in science and engineering.
Oct 16, 2013
What hidden misconceptions are hindering learning in your class? Find them and bust them.
Crowds at the LDT Expo, balloons, booths about learning and technology
Aug 5, 2013
A talking horse named Sage who helps you problem solve (Horse Sense) and a website that uses your computer microphone to tell you if you hit just the right note during virtual guitar lessons (Strummify) were among the creative projects at the 16th Annual Learning, Design, and Technology Expo at Stanford Aug. 2, 2013.
May 23, 2013
In teaching biology to undergraduates, I want them to discover the thrill of discovery. I'll talk about designing a large introductory research-based laboratory class that challenges students to create and share scientific knowledge.
Feb 21, 2013
I will share ideas learned from working with bright young students on designing every part of a class to serve the larger goal of teaching students to think at a higher level, keeping in mind that most learning happens outside the classroom.


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