New educational guidelines from ISTE stress the importance of contextualizing science, technology, engineering and math skills through everyday classroom activities.
STEM courses are a central component to K–12 learning, but incorporating STEM into the classroom can be difficult. At one time, educators believed STEM was best taught through classes specific to these subjects.
However, K–12 teachers and researchers are discovering that mixing STEM instruction with regular coursework gives students a chance to use real-world issues to better absorb the material.
This development in computational thinking pedagogy has spurred ISTE to redesign its best practices.
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