Shoshana Leffler

Integrating Mathematical Models in High School Biology: The Case of the Cerebellum

Integrating mathematical models into high school biology can revolutionize how students understand complex biological processes. One compelling example is the cerebellum, a part of the brain that plays a crucial role in motor control and coordination. By using mathematical models to study the cerebellum, educators can provide students with a deeper, more comprehensive understanding of […]

How Art Enhances Learning in STEM Subjects

How Art Enhances Learning in STEM Subjects

Art plays a critical role in enhancing a student’s ability to learn and excel in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects. One of the main ways art contributes to STEM education is through the development of strong visualization skills. In subjects like math and engineering, being able to picture how components fit together or […]

Challenges of Integrating Arts into STEM Classes

Challenges of Integrating Arts into STEM Classes

Integrating arts into STEM education has shown to enrich students’ learning experiences by fostering creativity alongside analytical skills. However, incorporating arts into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics classes isn’t without its challenges. Teachers face several hurdles that can make this integration a tricky process. Here, we explore some of these challenges and discuss ways schools […]