Building Relationships for STEM Learning
Watch as Jennifer uses strategies to support and encourage youth when working on an engineering design challenge. Listen as Jennifer shares an important element to group management involving building relationships around STEM learning based on mutual respect and support.
Research suggests: Frontline staff create a sense of classroom community by developing a comfortable, respectable environment that encourages STEM learning. This is characterized by facilitator and students relating to each other, being accepting of student responses, expecting and holding students accountable for their work (Pervasive Management of Science Learning).