Case Study on the Development and Implementation of STEM Projects: “DIY Traffic Lights”

Zhenqiang Wang 1,2,* , Jie Wang 1 , Mingna Jia 3,*

1 Institute of Curriculum and Teaching, Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210097, China
2 Nanjing Xiaozhuang College Affiliated Primary School, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210038, China
3 Jiangning Guli Central Primary School, Nanjing, China, Nanjing, Jiangsu 211100, China
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Received: 2022-10-14 / Accepted: 2022-11-29 / Published: 2022-12-27

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Abstract A popular education mode in today’s era of knowledge economy is STEM education, whose fundamental goal is to cultivate innovative scientific and technological talents, as well as talents with interdisciplinary knowledge literacy and the ability to solve real problems. This article combs the connotation, educational value and application mode of STEM, and discusses students' learning process in the STEM project of ‘my traffic lights’ .

Research Areas: Instructional strategies

Keywords: STEM project, Curriculum development, Curriculum implementation