24 août 2019

STEM: efforts to inspire more children could be entrenching educational inequalities

The ConversationScience, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is a priority for governments around the world. For example, the UK’s current commitment to increasing investment in research and development to 2.4% of GDP by 2027 means that we need to train 260,000 more researchers to carry out this work. More...

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23 août 2019

STEM Class Size and Women's Participation

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Increasing class size negatively impacts women's participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics classrooms, says a new study in BioScience. Based on data from 44 different institutions and 5,300 student-instructor interactions, researchers found that this effect kicks in at around 120 students per class. More...

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20 août 2019

Why is girls’ interest in STEM careers shockingly low?

Techno-News BlogResearch shows the number of girls who want to pursue STEM careers continues to decline–here’s what can be done about it. More...

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12 juillet 2019

Why Does Engineering/Math/Science Education in the US Suck?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Kathy Sierra[Edit][Delete]: Why Does Engineering/Math/Science Education in the US Suck?, Creating Passionate Users [Edit][Delete] November 3, 2006
Kathy Sierra pretty much sums it up with this diagram:

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06 juillet 2019

Could degree-level apprenticeships attract more women to Stem jobs?

The GuardianEmployers blame schools and stereotypes for persistent gender divide in science, tech, engineering and maths apprenticeships. More...

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Comment surmonter la peur des maths

The ConversationLes mathématiques ne sont pas la matière préférée de tous les élèves, c’est le moins qu’on puisse dire. En effet, pour nombre de gens, la perspective de devoir résoudre un problème de maths peut susciter de véritables tensions et anxiétés. Plus...

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Pengajaran aritmatika di SD sembunyikan logika, bagaimana mengatasinya?

The ConversationMatematika juga berfungsi untuk mengembangkan kemampuan komunikasi dengan menggunakan bilangan dan simbol untuk menyelesaikan persoalan matematis. Di sekolah dasar, kurikulum matematika menekankan aspek bilangan, geometri dan pengukuran, dan pengolahan data. More...

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19 mai 2019

How the University of Virginia is leading the nation in elevating women in STEM

eCampus NewsGetting more women in STEM fields remains a challenge all over. In the United States, men earn nearly 80 percent of engineering and computer science bachelor’s degrees, even though more than half the country’s population is female. And while underrepresented minority women make up 16 percent of the population, they earn just three and five percent of bachelor’s degrees in engineering and computer science respectively. More...

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Nul en maths ? Ça se soigne… dans votre tête

The ConversationIl est juste de dire que les mathématiques ne sont pas la matière préférée de tout le monde. En fait, pour plusieurs, devoir résoudre un problème mathématique suscite des sentiments de tension et d'anxiété. Plus...

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07 mai 2019

The Adventure of Physics

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Christoph Schiller: The Adventure of Physics, Motion Mountain November 28, 2005

It's not the most user-friendly download ever (by definition, being a PDF) but it's hard not to be impressed by this. Motion Mountain is offering this complete physics textbook as a free download. More...

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