STEM School Workshops – what are they ?
STEM School Workshops promote and encourage a love of STEM and all things related in a school. A typical session involves students being taught some skills related to STEM which they can use to solve puzzles or other STEM problems.
Students work together to improve their knowledge of STEM by working together to solve STEM problems that are fun and stretch the students knowledge and abilities.
The students enjoy the workshops for a variety of reasons including; doing a range of different activities, testing their STEM knowledge, learning about new STEM skills and generally having lots of fun. The workshops are packed with excitement. Students spend time with their friends whilst learning a new skill, it is something different and unusual. Students learn how to work collaboratively and also take the lead in different situations. Having different professional mathematical experts coming into a school provides an exciting learning experience.
What kinds of things happen in this workshop?
In a STEM School Workshop the aim is to learn to expand your knowledge of STEM and learn to solve STEM problems in different ways. At the start of the workshop the STEM experts need to share the information about what is going to happen, identify how strong is the mathematical knowledge of the students and set the overall theme for the day. The next step is when they start to practice their work and test their knowledge to take the correct steps to find the answer. The whole session can take up to 2 hours or more to complete depending on the size and ability of the group.
What are the benefits of this workshop?
- Learn a new skills and knowledge in STEM.
- Understand how STEM can be used on a daily basis to solve mysteries.
- Develop an appreciation for the use of STEM.
- Have fund and enjoy being a STEM expert for the day!
How to book a Maths school workshop?
- Search the internet for companies who deliver STEM school workshops.
- Email or call each company to find out what kind of service they deliver.
- Book the workshop for a future date.
- Prepare for them to come by forming groups and informing parents.
- On the day welcome them to school.
STEM school workshops add something wonderful, different and exciting into the school curriculum. Enjoy the opportunity to enjoy watching your students engage in a creative and exciting learning experience and also become better STEM students.
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