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It's hard to motivate students to learn science and math when they can't envision themselves as scientists or mathematicians. This book that explains exactly how you can overcome that problem and build your students' interest and independent learning in these subjects. Using the framework introduced in the ASCD book Engaging Minds in the Classroom: The Surprising Power of Joy
, the authors describe how you can foster student engagement during your science and mathematics teaching. Explore the factors that lead to joyful learning in these subjects. And discover project ideas—from schoolwide events to classroom activities—that help your students focus on understanding concepts rather than simply earning a grade. This is an ideal guide for addressing the current emphasis on college and career readiness in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies.
(ASCD book, 2014) 7" x 9", 64 pages.