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iSTEM
iSTEM: Fostering optimization ideas in early grades

Abdulkadir Erdogan and H. Bahadir Yanik 

August 2013, Volume 20, Issue 1, Page 52

Abstract:
iSTEM: Integrating Science, Technology, and Engineering in Mathematics authors share ideas and activities that stimulate student interest in the integrated fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in K–grade 6 classrooms. This article describes how optimization ideas can be fostered in early grades through a game-based activity called Avoiding Invasion from Aliens.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 3-5
Games / Puzzles
Teacher
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Technology