Category: Interview 21st century skills STEM Teaching methods

“Classes should be designed for students to experiment and be critical”

Interview 21st century skills STEM Teaching methods

As a scientist, physics teacher Philippe Kobel values experimentation. By trying out an online lab platform with his students, he opened the door to more active learning and collaboration. Caroline Smrstik Gentner: How did you discover the Go-Lab platform as a teaching aid? Philippe Kobel: I’m a physicist, but not someone who is naturally inclined…

“Students should work more on an interdisciplinary project basis”

Interview 21st century skills STEM Teaching methods

Digitalizing technology and design class in lower secondary school offers great potential for linking up math, language, and handicrafts skills, says technology and design teacher Rolf Beck, but there needs to be better interdisciplinary collaboration with other subjects. Caroline Smrstik Gentner: What motivated you to introduce circuit boards into your technology and design classes in…