Synthesizing STEM research can be a very difficult process for many educators. As with any type of research, we know that it takes time and often requires school teachers and administrators be to strategic in reading and interpreting many texts. Although it may be a difficult process, it works best at preparing teachers to learn and incorporate STEM in the classroom. I have listed some common themes around STEM education as well as the research that binds them together.
Classroom libraries are becoming more popular in schools across the nation. No longer do students have to go to a school library to get books of their choice. Instead, students can conveniently grab a book right from their classroom library. With the horror of skimming through the shelves of a large library, and going through the lengthy checkout process, Students are able to choose books from a wide range of genres and topics.