Teachers apply STEM training to practical, real-world lessons

11/19/2012 | Casa Grande Valley Newspapers (Ariz.)

Some teachers in the Casa Grande Elementary School District in Arizona are working together as part of the county's Next Generation STEM Leaders program to spark student interest in science, technology, engineering and math. "Rather than teaching a concept in a vacuum, I now create authentic, problem-based lessons where the students apply the knowledge rather than just memorize it," said Geneva Baker, chairwoman of the science department at Casa Grande Middle School. "Science becomes the problem-generating component and language arts, math and engineering are the tools with which to solve the problem."

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