Article | PATT 26 Conference; Technology Education in the 21st Century; Stockholm; Sweden; 26-30 June; 2012 | Applying STEM Instructional Strategies to Design and Technology Curriculum

Title:
Applying STEM Instructional Strategies to Design and Technology Curriculum
Author:
Amanda Roberts: Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, U.S.A. Diana Cantu: Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, U.S.A.
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Year:
2012
Conference:
PATT 26 Conference; Technology Education in the 21st Century; Stockholm; Sweden; 26-30 June; 2012
Issue:
073
Article no.:
013
Pages:
111-118
No. of pages:
8
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2012-06-18
ISBN:
978-91-7519-849-1
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


Proponents for STEM education argue it has potential to contribute to student learning; their lives; and global economies. STEM’s promise is viewed with enough credibility that some nations have begun to adopt its principles through mandates and funding. If STEM is seen as a practical solution for future learning; then it is necessary for design and technology instructors to consider how to incorporate STEM strategies into their curriculum. The purpose of this paper is to illustrate three approaches that can be used in STEM education (Silo; Embedded; and Integration) and apply them within the context of a technology education course.

Keywords: STEM; Instructional Strategies; Silo Instruction; Embedded Instruction; Integration Instruction; Technology Education

PATT 26 Conference; Technology Education in the 21st Century; Stockholm; Sweden; 26-30 June; 2012

Author:
Amanda Roberts, Diana Cantu
Title:
Applying STEM Instructional Strategies to Design and Technology Curriculum
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PATT 26 Conference; Technology Education in the 21st Century; Stockholm; Sweden; 26-30 June; 2012

Author:
Amanda Roberts, Diana Cantu
Title:
Applying STEM Instructional Strategies to Design and Technology Curriculum
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