What is STEM?

STEM refers to a collection of subjects, namely Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Why STEM?

STEM education is becoming a global education trend due to the fast-changing scientific and technology developments. The demands for talents in these fields are growing. STEM education can equip students with STEM-related capabilities. Besides, STEM, as an integration of subjects that focuses on problem-solving, requires high-order thinking. Critical thinking and self-directed learning skills can be nurtured through STEM education.
-- Curriculum Development Council, Education Bureau, 2015

HOW TO TEACH STEM?

There are several features of STEM education:
1. Address real-life issues or problems
2. Adopt problem-based learning
3. Adopt student-centred learning
4. Encourage teamwork
5. Enhance collaboration among teachers
6. Embrace creativity and failure

-- Anna Jolly, 17 June 2014, Education Week Teacher

STEM LESSON PLANS

Kindergarten

  • K1
  • K2
  • K3

Primary

  • P1
  • P2
  • P3
  • P4
  • P5
  • P6

Secondary

  • S1
  • S2
  • S3
  • S4
  • S5
  • S6