“Teaching Elementary STEM Education: Unpacking Standards and Implementing Practice-Based Pedagogy,” by Dr. Sherri Cianca, associate professor of education at Niagara University, has been listed among the “8 Best New Teaching Books to Read In 2020” by BookAuthority, the world's leading site for book recommendations by thought leaders.
“Teaching Elementary STEM Education” offers practical guidelines for integrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into the elementary classroom in the context of addressing real-world problems and cultivating in students high-level thinking and problem-solving skills. Designed to equip teachers and future teachers with tools to create and implement standards-based STEM curriculum and cognitively demanding tasks, the book offers hands-on, easily implemented strategies that foster student reasoning, autonomy, and humanity. Dr. Cianca's vision is that teachers serve as well-equipped change agents that will empower their students to transfer STEM learning into applications that will impart a positive impact on our future world.
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