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STEM World School Hosts “Train The Trainers”

Kolkata, July 26, 2017: STEM World School, one of the leading educational institutes of Eastern India, today hosted “Train The Trainers”, a three day workshop and seminar on integrated interdisciplinary STEM education through Project Based Learning (PBL). Dr Lisa Stueve, STEM Outreach Specialist at Georgia Southern University, Dr Paddy Sharma, Chairman of Board of Directors of IACA (India America Cultural Association) and Trustee of STEM World School. Mr Nathan Williams, Educator & STEM Advocate, Dr Amitabh Sharma, Chair American India Foundation, Atlanta, GA, Mr. Mayur Shah Secretary and Trustee of STEM World School and Dr Shauli Mukherjee, Principal, STEM World School was present to address the seminar.
The three day seminar cum workshop focused on the importance of implementing STEM education in the current education scenario and also stressed the importance of problem/solution based learning for all-round holistic development of creative and innovative young minds. STEM Academy of USA is a registered organisation, which promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in developing nations. It is a hands-on methodology of teaching children from Grade 4 to Grade 10 with tools and kits as per ICSE/CBSE/IB syllabus deeply ingraining the Math and Science concepts in an interesting practical way which inculcates critical thinking to make modern day innovators and creators. This unique American pedagogy and delivery method leads to better business and social leadership skills amongst students.
“We hosted the seminar to provide the teachers hand on experience of STEM education through project based learning. The blended learning environment will show them how scientific method can be applied to education system. The Project Based Learning (PBL) will help to develop a computational thinking and focus on the real world applications of solving engineering and technology issues in day to day lives.We will host more such workshops in the future to promote this system of learning among the teachers & students”, said Dr Shauli Mukherjee, Principal, STEM World School
STEM is curriculum based and is premised on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Rather than teach the four disciplines as separate and discrete subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world. This education eliminates the boring lecture methods and practices ‘Hands-on Activities’ along with project-based learning. STEM has been the pet project of Mr Barak Obama, former President, USA and is widely used in USA and several other countries.
STEM World School is the first STEM school in West Bengal in collaboration with the STEM Academy of USA. The school follows a STEM based curriculum and a progressive child-centered education pattern. STEM World School has been awarded as the BEST Innovative Emerging International School in West Bengal by worldwide achievers in Asia Education Summit and Awards 2017. The school conducts various extracurricular activities like dance & music, art & craft, creative writing, elocution, extempore, quiz, badminton, basketball, cricket, horse riding, table tennis, yoga and meditation for the all-round development of the students.
The workshop consisted of various project based challenges like Green Engineering (Re-cycling of scientific disposal of waste), Dynamics-Motion; Force & Work, Electric Currents & Circuits(Electroplating; Insulators & Conductors), Engineering Designs (3-D printing; 3-D imaging; Euler's rule) amongst other activities.

About STEM World School:
STEM World School is the 1st STEM school in West Bengal. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics—STEM, and therefore, STEM education — is the process of teaching that integrates these four disciplines to promote real-world experience, teamwork, and the authentic application of technology. Additionally, it also promotes discovery, problem-based learning, and project-based learning. The STEM World School is a co-educational English-medium K-12 school, following a progressive child-centered education pattern. The school has state of the art facilities, including air-conditioned classrooms, doorstep pickups and a STEM based curriculum. STEM World School has won many awards and accolades like 2nd Best International Day School in West Bengal by Education World India School Ranking 2016, Brainfeed School Excellence Awards 2017 for the Best Infrastructure among top schools in West Bengal, GEM of India Award in recognition of its outstanding accomplishments and Excellence on the occasion of 82nd National Seminar “Individual Achievements and Nation Building” at All India Achievers Conference in New Delhi and National Quality Excellence Award for the Best K-12 International School in Kolkata by Praxis Media.
For Further Information:
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Debarjun Kar@ 9874559911; Debarjun.tag@gmail.com
Satyajit Singh@9883072470; Satyajit.tag@gmail.com
Saurav Mukherjee@8777083172; Saurav.tag@gmail.com

  
 
 

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  • Name: Saurav Mukherjee

    Company: STEM World School

    Telphone: -- , +91-9874559911

    Address: 9A Balaram Bose 1st Lane
    Bhowanipore
    Kolkata - 700020

    Email: saurav.tag@gmail.com