We're also wrapping up EE Week (Environmental Education) week, which typically is the week prior to Earth Day (April 14--20 this year). Below is a great infographic on this year's EE Week theme: Greening STEM: Taking Technology Outdoors. Additionally, here are some interesting facts from their website.
- 75% of 1,900 surveyed educators said students who spend regular time outdoors tend to be more creative & better problem-solvers.
- 77% of teachers believe using tech in the classroom increases student motivation to learn.
Here are some of EE's "Greening Stem" resources:
- Greening STEM Innovators
- Greening STEM Teacher Toolkits
- Free educator webinars
- Case studies
- Top 10 Apps for Taking Technology Outdoors
Infographic from http://www.eeweek.org/assets/images/stem_infographic-lg.png, Earth Day image from http://www.solar1.org/the-seeds-of-earth-day/