"For the past several years, my wife and I have featured Fractiles in workshops we do with public school students. We have been following the currently popular STEM philosophy of combining Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics to get kids interested in how to teach themselves and learn independently, with really promising results.
Fractiles is ideally suited to this kind of program and extremely popular with our students as it encourages creativity and innovation.
We wish there were other materials of a similarly versatile and compelling nature."
Professor John L. Hall
University of Colorado, Boulder
Nobel Prize for Physics, 2005
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|STEM Education is about the Integration of Curriculum in our schools. STEM Education transforms the typical teacher-centered classroom by engaging students in exploratory learning, discovery, and problem-solving. Traditionally, the four parts of STEM (science, technology engineering and mathematics) have been taught separately and mostly independently from each other. In STEM Education, these subjects all play an integral part in the teaching of the whole. STEM Education provides a creative, hands on approach to problem solving by applying what has been learned. Students learn by doing.
All students benefit from the STEM program because STEM teaches both independent innovation and working as part of a team. Students explore in greater depths of all of the STEM subjects and the skills they learn; skills which are going to be required for today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders. All jobs are requiring workers to have a greater ability to think critically, work as a member of a team and independently, and close the performance gap between our American students and those being produced in other countries.
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