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Jul
06

Sift and See: Why examining precursor non-cognitive variables is critical to improving STEM teaching and learning

At the recent Gender Summit 15 in London, GS15 EU 2018 #GenderSummit15, I, along with several of my colleagues had the privilege of bringing to the forefront an exciting new study underway on gender equality in STEM education research. In short, the study examines non-cognitive variables of undergraduate freshman students majoring in STEM. While that’s not […]

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Jul
02

Recognizing Youths’ Social and Emotional Assets

This blog is to inform science and mathematics educators about the need to focus on youths’ social and emotional assets during hands-on, inquiry-based teaching and learning. The information is represented through the scientific observations of baby sea turtles erupting from their nests. The terms baby sea turtle and lutes are used interchangeably. Begrudgingly, I became […]

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Jun
25

Human-Centered Data Collection; Engaging Kinesthetic Learners

Start planning to collect impact data from your STEM education programs that will engage the minds and hearts of your kinesthetic learners. The ILC Human-Centered data collection process was built to respond to ALL types of learners including visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners. For instance, we collect data from focus group participants about past experiences […]

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