The Curriculum Development Institute of the Education Bureau has launched a variety of learning and teaching resources. In order to promote STEM education, the Bureau has launched a new set of short videos to showcase the successful experience of schools in promoting interdisciplinary STEM learning through mathematics. In terms of promoting values education, the Education Bureau has Create a new set of teaching materials to encourage young children to understand Chinese culture and Chinese identity, and to establish positive attitudes and behaviors from an early age.
The newly-produced short film "STEM Education Drives Interdisciplinary Science and Teaching with Mathematics" shows a successful example of a school using mathematics as an entry point to drive interdisciplinary STEM learning activities both inside and outside the classroom, including exploring the effects of myopia and contact lenses. Learning activities to introduce the methods and effectiveness of STEM education.
Through the teaching activities of mathematical modeling, the schools in the video help students flexibly apply their mathematical knowledge and combine what they have learned in other STEM areas to solve problems in real-life situations.
In the video, the schools sharing their experiences have developed a series of STEM classroom learning and teaching activities based on mathematics application by participating in the collaborative project of the Mathematics Education Section of the Education Bureau, such as the learning activities on myopia and contact lenses, to promote students' interdisciplinary learning .
The Curriculum Development Institute has also produced a series of values education learning and teaching resources to support kindergartens in strengthening the promotion of values education.
The latest series of "Understanding Chinese Culture" learning and teaching resources, including story presentations and story creation mini-stage activity resource sets, to support teachers through reading and "hands-on" extension activities to promote children's understanding of Chinese culture, and to understand the role of Their Chinese identity enables them to establish positive values, attitudes and behaviors from an early age.
Among them, the story brief - "In-laws and mothers-in-law, you are awesome!
》Resource set, through the stories of children's life experience, focusing on promoting the message of respect for elders and the integration of elders and children, and introducing children to the traditional activities and food of the Dragon Boat Festival, Chinese children's games that have been handed down to the present, as well as Chinese Kung Fu and Tai Chi, etc.; Story Creation Small Stage - A resource set for children to learn from games, with a story creation stage booklet, finger puppets of story characters, and a number of electrostatic stickers for children to create stories with their peers.
The Education Bureau will distribute the above resource kits to all kindergartens participating in the Kindergarten Education Scheme in Hong Kong later this month. The relevant learning and teaching resources have also been uploaded to the EDB website for kindergartens and parents to download and use.
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