Teacher Lists Six Characteristics Of Great STEM Lessons.

Former Teacher of The Year Anne Jolly writes in Education Week (6/17, Jolly) on the basic components of STEM education and gives a list of “six characteristics of a great STEM lesson.” The six characteristics are: lessons focus on real-world issues and problems, lessons are guided by the engineering and design process, lessons immerse student in hands-on inquiry and open-ended exploration, lessons involve students in productive teamwork, lessons apply rigorous math and science content your students are learning.