Success with STEM
Ideas for the classroom, STEM clubs and beyond
Routledge – 2014 – 180 pages
Success with STEM is an essential resource, packed with advice and ideas to support and enthuse all those involved in the planning and delivery of STEM in the secondary school. It offers guidance on current issues and priority areas to help you make informed judgements about your own practice and argue for further support for your subject in school. It explains current initiatives to enhance STEM teaching and offers a wide range of practical activities to support exciting teaching and learning in and beyond the classroom.
Illustrated with examples of successful projects in real schools, this friendly, inspiring book explores:
Enriched by the authors’ extensive experience and work with schools, Success with STEM is a rich compendium for all those who want to develop outstanding lessons and infuse a life-long interest in STEM learning in their students. The advice and guidance will be invaluable for all teachers, subject leaders, trainee teachers and NQTs.
1. Impact of the STEM Agenda on Schools 2. Enhancement and Enrichment in STEM Lessons 3. Opportunities Beyond STEM lessons 4. Starting and Running a Stem Club 5. Extending and Enhancing STEM Clubs; Making Clubs Sustainable 6. Encouraging STEM Careers 7. Health, Safety and Legal Issues 8. Funding 9. Resources 10. Going Further: Ideas from Beyond the UK
Sue Howarth is Senior Lecturer in Secondary Education (Science) at the University of Worcester. She teaches on a number of Science education courses and professional development courses.
Linda Scott is Senior Lecturer in Secondary Education/STEM Support Manager at the University of Worcester and teaches on the secondary Science PGCE course.