The Scope, the Official STEMscopes Blog

Tahlea Jankoski

Recent Posts

5 Times Elon Musk Influenced the Future of STEM

Posted by Tahlea Jankoski on February 23, 2018

 

As one of the most well-known entrepreneurs in engineering today, Elon Musk has been highly influential in developing futuristic inventions for over thirty years. Many know him as a businessman who was part of the success of four billion-dollar companies - PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and Solar City - but Elon Musk is also an inventor, engineer, and refers to himself as a "technologist."

His ideas have influenced our world and inspired many students to explore the future of STEM. Here are five of Elon Musk's most influential inventions that are leading the way in STEM. 

Read More

Topics: preparing students for real-world careers, teaching engineering concepts, makerspace, STEM learning

How Makerspace Has Positively Impacted Student Engagement

Posted by Tahlea Jankoski on January 26, 2018

bigstock--176280895.jpg

 

Do you want to help your students become more engaged in STEM education? Many teachers are finding student engagement can greatly increase when they are part of a makerspace environment. Makerspace is a term that is used in a variety of environments as a way to create an authentic learning experience. By definition, makerspace means 'student-centered learning'. A classroom may be set up with different makerspace workstations, or social spaces, where students create, brainstorm, share, and learn through hands-on learning. Through this form of learning, teachers partner with students to help direct their education and find solutions through their own problem-solving. 

Read More

Topics: makerspace, hands-on learning, STEM learning, problem-solving, authentic classroom

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts

Posts by Topic

see all

Follow Me